Social Injustice In The Kite Runner

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Social Injustice is a situation when some unfair practices are being carried in society. Everyday someone is beat, raped, or crying for help in Afghanistan. This is what life has become in Afghanistan after the government has been overtaken. Social injustice is a major problem in Afghanistan. According to Farooq, “Social Injustice is a situation when some unfair practices are being carried in society.” There are many examples and real life events happening everyday showing social injustice in afghanistan that need to come to an end.

From the book, The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, there are multiple examples of social injustice throughout the book. One is when Amir watched his best friend Hassan get raped by Assef.. This is a great example of social injustice because of the difference in social equality. Assef says, “Afghanistan is the land of Pashtuns. It always has been, always will be. We are true Afghans, not this Flat Nose here (referring to Hassan). His people pollute our homeland, our
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In the book it said, "Every sinner must be punished in a manner befitting his sin!"the cleric repeated into the mike, lowering his voice, enunciating each word slowly, dramatically. "And what manner of punishment, brothers and sisters, befits the adulterer? How shall we punish those who dishonor the sanctity of marriage? How shall we deal with with those who spit in the face of God? How shall we answer those who throw stones at the windows of Gods house? WE SHALL THROW THE STONES BACK!" He shut off the microphone. A low-pitched murmur spread through the crowd." What that part of the book is saying is that it is okay for people to get murdered for this. It is the usual thing in Afghanistan. The Taliban have full control of the country and how the country is run. This is a prime example on how the country of Afghanistan is corrupt. Around the world murder is an injustice but in Afghanistan it is
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