The British practice of burning the dead bodies of Pashtun Ghazis

Burning the body of a Ghazi assassin outside the Peshawar Gate, Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Second Anglo-Afghan War, illustration from the magazine The Graphic , volume XIX, no 480, February 8, 1879 1890: Zhob expedition ; “This morning punishment by hanging was meted out to a Ghazi at Apozai. It appears that, having said his prayers, he … Read more