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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2 Replies to “Mukhtaran Bibi: Freedom for Pakistani Women”

  1. Blogs to the RescueIn less than 24 48 72 hours four days, you’ve mobilized a small army on behalf of Mukhtaran Bibi, my personal hero and a symbol of courage to many millions. I’ll continue to update the main post below, but I

  2. Blogs to the RescueIn less than 24 48 72 hours four days, you’ve mobilized a small army on behalf of Mukhtaran Bibi, my personal hero and a symbol of courage to many millions. I’ll continue to update the main post below, but I

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