Mukhtaran Bibi: Freedom for Pakistani Women

Tim Bray writes about Mukhtaran Bibi, a Pakistani woman who was sentenced by her tribal council to be gang-raped as punishment for a crime of honour. [here]
NPR had a great story on her on All Things Considered yesterday (audio here).
The US government continues to covet Pakistan as an ally. I agree that religious freedom is a must for any country; however, religious freedom is outweighed by the need to preserve the equality, dignity, and freedom of all individuals.
Update: Tom Watson has a great commentary on this.


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