Pakistan

Mukhtar Mai a retrouvé le sourire sur les photos qui la montrent à la sortie de la Cour suprême du Pakistan, mardi 28 juin.
Mukhtaran Mai, 33 ans, victime d'un viol collectif commis sur l'ordre du conseil tribal de son village, à la sortie de la Cour suprême du Pakistan qui a ordonné mardi l'arrestation des cinq coupables.
'Teach the bitch a lesson. Strip her in public." As one of the police officers told me, these were the orders issued by their bosses.
Pakistan's obsession with its external image must not prevent coverage of its many problems.
The Pakistan government has lifted a foreign travel ban on the victim of a high profile gang rape, Mukhtar Mai. But Ms Mai has told the BBC that her passport has been confiscated so the move is meaningless.
The woman who dared to cry rape.
The International Crisis Group strongly condemns the brutal police attack on Asma Jahangir and other rights activists participating in a peaceful gathering in Lahore, Pakistan, on 14 May 2005.
A 3 day international conference on population and development has been held in Pakistan, attended by 54 ulema from 29 countries.
Changing laws is the easy part, changing attitudes is something else.
Although village courts are illegal, they still hold a powerful sway in rural Pakistan, and verdicts that target the innocent - particularly women - are common.
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