Sunday, September 28, 2008

Aren't women human beings?

Asks Tahira Abdullah, a Pakistani feminist. Apparently not.

Acid burned women in Pakistan

Burned with acid for crimes of honour.

More reporting from Frédéric Bobin here, where he describes how three young women aged 16 to 18 were buried alive with a JCB for the crime of wishing to marry someone they had chosen.

I wonder if someone will write a play about them one day? says Neil D at Harry's Place.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting.

I don't read French very well, so I usually just stick to English language publications. But I got the gist.