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    Practice of Punishing With Acid Attacks Persists in Pakistani
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    February 20, 2014 6:37 PM
    Despite laws against acid attacks, the practice of pouring acid on men, women and children as a form of punishment continues in Pakistan. VOA's Sharon Behn is reporting in Islamabad, and talked to two victims who are trying to put their lives back together again. A warning to our viewers that some may find images in this report disturbing.

    Practice of Punishing With Acid Attacks Persists in Pakistan

    Published February 20, 2014

    Despite laws against acid attacks, the practice of pouring acid on men, women and children as a form of punishment continues in Pakistan. VOA's Sharon Behn is reporting in Islamabad, and talked to two victims who are trying to put their lives back together again. A warning to our viewers that some may find images in this report disturbing.


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