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A list of alleged demands that lawyers say former hostage Joshua Boyles made of his wife, Caitlan Coleman

Updated Aug 23, 2019 at 12:38 PM EST

Caitlan Coleman describes years of subjugation as a Taliban hostage and, she alleges, her husband, Joshua Boyle. The prosecution in Boyle's criminal trial alleges he handwrote a list of requirements for Coleman, including weight loss, sexual activity and care for their children, threatening punishment if she did not comply. Boyle's defense team has suggested it was part of a New Year's resolution. Read the story.

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Caitlan Coleman describes years of subjugation as a Taliban hostage and, she alleges, her husband. Read the story.