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Mukhtaran’s memoir was first published in France by Oh! Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The court convicted six men four rapists and two of the village jurors and sentenced them to death on 1 September Court verdict reveals tribal cultures’ mistreatment of women”.

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Aguilar; Spanish edition July 15, Language: The New York Times. Asks people to unite against the tyranny of military dictatorship”.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In later trials, Shakoor’s rapists were convicted of sodomy and sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment. On 21 AprilMalik Saleem, defense lawyer for the men accused of gang-raping Mukhtaran Mai under orders of the Mastoi clan, announced that five have been acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan while the sixth suspect, Abdul Khalique had his life sentence upheld.

Kristof reported that as Mai returned from the US embassy in Islamabad, after getting her passport stamped with a US visa, it was “confiscated” by Musharraf’s government, they were claiming she was now free to travel to the U.

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On 29 Juneon his official website, Musharraf wrote that “Mukhtaran Mai is free to go wherever she pleases, meet whoever she wants and say whatever she pleases.


Read more Read less. Advocate Malik Muhammad Saleem won this case against Mukhtaran and the accused were released. They concluded that Shakoor should marry Naseen while Mai a Gujar tribeswoman be married to a Mastoi man.

Ahmed, Brookings Institution Press,pp. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Her organization teaches young girls, and tries to make sure they stay in school, rather than work or get married. It is believed that the Mastoi clan have political influence of sufficient weight to bring pressure to bear on the supreme court via establishment and political figures.

She was led sobbing to detention at a secret location and barred from contacting anyone, including her lawyer.

Furthermore, the local police were pressing her to surrender her passport, coinciding with an invitation extended by an organization of Pakistani doctors in North America for Mukhtaran to attend a moot being organized there that month to discuss the state of women and human rights in Pakistan.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Retrieved 22 April However, the men were unable to come up with the money, and remained in jail while the prosecution appealed against their acquittal.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Another panel is led by Aitzaz Ahsana lawyer and politician belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party[42] who has been representing Mukhtaran pro bono. However, her rapists were found not guilty. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Accessed 29 March Archived from the original on 15 October Mukhtaran began to work to educate girls, and to promote education with a view towards raising awareness to prevent future honour crimes.

The goals of MMWWO are to help the local community, especially women, through education and other projects.

When she arrived, she was dragged to a nearby hut where she was gang raped in retaliation by 4 Mastoi men while an additional 10 people watched. Although custom would expect her to commit suicide after being raped, [4] [5] [6] Mukhtaran spoke up, and pursued the case, which was picked up by both domestic and international media.


Although Pakistan had claimed that Mukhtaran had decided on her own not to go to the U. Archived from the original on 14 February Archived from the original on 27 April Survivor of gang-rape as an honour revengeone of Pakistan’s most prominent rights activists.

Please try again later. When police came to investigate, Shakoor was instead accused of having an affair with Khaliq’s sister, Salma Naseen, who was in her late 20s at the time. Archived from the original on 20 July On 14 Juneat a press conference in IslamabadMukhtaran demanded removal of her name from the Exit Control List, and also complained that she was ” virtually under house arrest ” because of the large police contingent assigned to protect her.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Retrieved 17 March Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. On 1 Septemberan anti-terrorism court sentenced 6 men including the 4 rapists to death for rape. In Juneit was reported that Pakistan Peoples Party legislator Jamshed Dasti has threatened Mai to withdraw her appeal in the Supreme Court against the accused rapists. With ‘Thumbprint,’ witness an opera’s power to mukjtar women”. Archived from the original on Mai said in an exclusive interview to the Express Tribune that Dasti threatened her last week through his messengers in Mir Wala Muzaffargarh and through the supporters of Federal Minister for Defence Production, Sardar Qayyum Jatoi, whose constituency she resides in, is putting pressure on her family in various ways, for example, to remove the police check post from outside their house.

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