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2006-05-27 20:10:41

By Waheed Khan KARACHI (Reuters) - Ayesha Baloch was dragged to a field, her brother-in-law held the 18-year-old down, her husband sat astride her legs and slit her upper lip and nostril with a knife. They call such assaults on women a matter of "honor" in some Pakistani communities, but for the majority it is a source of national shame. Married less than two months ago in Pakistan's central district of Dera Ghazi Khan, Baloch was accused of having sexual relations with another man...


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