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New Opera Tells Story of Pakistani Rape Victim Turned Women's Rights Advocatei
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February 24, 2014 9:02 PM
An infamous 2002 gang rape in Pakistan is the unlikely subject of a new opera which recently premiered at New York’s Baruch Performing Arts Center. Called Thumbprint, the opera shows how the victim in the case turned the tragedy around - and became a women's rights advocate. VOA’s Aisha Khalid attended the premiere, and spoke with the creators of this new production.

New Opera Tells Story of Pakistani Rape Victim Turned Women's Rights Advocate

Published February 24, 2014

An infamous 2002 gang rape in Pakistan is the unlikely subject of a new opera which recently premiered at New York’s Baruch Performing Arts Center. Called Thumbprint, the opera shows how the victim in the case turned the tragedy around - and became a women's rights advocate. VOA’s Aisha Khalid attended the premiere, and spoke with the creators of this new production.