Kubra Khademi on the street in the costume
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Afghan artist forced into hiding over costume

An Afghan artist has been forced into hiding after receiving death threats for dressing in a metal suit showing the female form.

Kubra Khademi wore the unusual armour in a "performance" on the streets of Kabul to highlight the problems of sexual harassment faced by women.

David Loyn reports.

  • 12 Mar 2015
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