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Don’t expect action against village that ordered ‘revenge rape’

A Panchayat (village arbitration council) in central Punjab, in Pakistan, is being investigated after enacting the biblical tenet of an “eye for eye, a tooth for tooth” in almost literal fashion. A reported 29 arrests were made after a council ordered the “revenge rape” of a 16-year-old-girl for a similar act her brother allegedly perpetrated on his […]

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