This review contains some spoilers This is the story of Mukhtar Mai, a Pakastini woman who was raped by four men as part of crime of honour. This is a tit-for-tat revenge system that operates widely in Pakistan. Basically, a woman from the accused family becomes the vehicle for the revenge punishment. There are three different laws operating in Pakistan. The law of the Jirga or village council, the law of Islam, and the law of Pakistan.
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Mukhtaran has been represented by panels of lawyers. The MMWWO also provides shelter and legal help for people, often women, who are victims of violence or injustice. English Choose a language for shopping. Shakoor was then arrested on charges of adultery but later released. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Archived from the original on 15 October Contact with Mukhtaran could not be established to know the purpose of her visit to Lahore, because her cellular phone did not respond for hours.
On 8 AprilThe New York Times reported that Mukhtaran was living in fear for her life of the Pakistani government and local feudal lords. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Archived from the original on 19 August 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. She was led sobbing to detention at a secret location and barred from contacting anyone, including her lawyer. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. However, the men were unable to come up with the money, and remained in jail while the prosecution appealed against their acquittal. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In later trials, Mmukhtar rapists were convicted of sodomy and sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment.
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Fenrikinos She was led sobbing to detention at a secret location and barred from contacting anyone, mkhtar her lawyer. On 1 Septemberan anti-terrorism court sentenced 6 men including the 4 rapists to death for rape. 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. Mukhtar Mai — Wikipedia Write a customer review. Shakoor was then arrested on charges of adultery but later released. Sankaram sang the lead role of Mai. According to Mukhtaran, the minister called her uncle, Ghulam Hussain, to his place in Jatoi and passed on a message to Mukhtaran that she should drop the charges against the thirteen accused of the Deshonraxa tribe, who were involved either in the verdict against Mukhtaran, or who gang raped her.