FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2007 file photo, Afghan women pray as Afghan men hoist a holy mace, unseen, on the occasion of Nawroz, a new year ceremony, at the Sakhi Shrine in Ka

 

              FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2007 file photo, Afghan women pray as Afghan men hoist a holy mace, unseen, on the occasion of Nawroz, a new year ceremony, at the Sakhi Shrine in Ka
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2007 file photo, Afghan women pray as Afghan men hoist a holy mace, unseen, on the occasion of Nawroz, a new year ceremony, at the Sakhi Shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan. As the country braces for next year's presidential election and the planned withdrawal of most foreign combat troops by the end of 2014, the panel urges the U.S. government and its allies to work harder to promote religious rights in the war-torn nation. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)