Mullah Ahamdjan is the Islamic cleric who serves as principal of a village girl's school in Afghanistan that came under attack by Islamic extremists. (Hal Bernton/Seattle Times/MCT)
Mullah Ahamdjan is the Islamic cleric who serves as principal of a village girl's school in Afghanistan that came under attack by Islamic extremists. (Hal Bernton/Seattle Times/MCT) Hal Bernton / Seattle Times / MCT
Mullah Ahamdjan is the Islamic cleric who serves as principal of a village girl's school in Afghanistan that came under attack by Islamic extremists. (Hal Bernton/Seattle Times/MCT) Hal Bernton / Seattle Times / MCT

Seattle attorney battles to keep girls' schools open in Afghanistan

January 03, 2010 06:00 AM