Latest Mukhtaran Bibi Stories

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.

2006-01-20 18:49:06

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations, under pressure from Pakistani diplomats, barred an interview with a rape victim from Pakistan while the country's prime minister was at U.N. headquarters, her sponsors said on Friday.

2005-09-18 01:51:19

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - President Pervez Musharraf denied on Saturday telling the Washington Post that many Pakistanis felt crying rape was an easy way to make money and get a Canadian visa, saying the remark was made by someone else.

2005-08-24 08:56:23

KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani police are hunting a dozen men in connection with the gang rape of a woman, including two set free this week by a lower court in the southern city of Karachi, police said on Wednesday.

2005-07-09 08:05:08

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani man and some of his relatives chopped off his wife's feet after accusing her of being promiscuous, police said on Saturday.

2005-07-06 07:38:03

MULTAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police have arrestedfive men on charges of kidnapping and gang-raping a woman inthe latest of a string of so-called honor crimes.

2005-06-29 11:33:30

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan wants to ensure gang-rapevictim Mukhtaran Mai finds justice, President Pervez Musharrafsaid on Wednesday, as he invited women from around the world tocome and tell of their abuse and recommend solutions.

2005-06-28 16:32:42

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesdayordered the re-arrest of 13 men accused of involvement in thegang-rape of a woman in 2002, pending the outcome of the rapevictim's appeal in the high-profile case.

2005-06-27 10:14:28

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani woman gang raped in 2002on the orders of a village council said on Monday she hoped thecountry's Supreme Court would reimpose death sentences on themen who attacked her.

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