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Advocate Malik Muhammad Saleem won this case against Mukhtaran and the accused were released.

By 3 July, the BBC had picked up on the story. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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 Mastoi tribe, who were involved either in the verdict against Mukhtaran, or who gang raped her. Court verdict reveals tribal cultures’ mistreatment of women”. Archived from the original on 13 August Retrieved 22 April With ‘Thumbprint,’ witness an opera’s power to empower women”.

In Juneit was reported that Pakistan Peoples Party legislator Jamshed Dasti has threatened Mai to withdraw her appeal in the Supreme Court against the accused rapists.

Retrieved 24 April Share your thoughts with other customers. Mukhtaran and the government appealed this decision, and the Supreme Court suspended the acquittal and held appeal hearings.

Although custom would expect her to commit suicide after being raped, [4] [5] [6] Mukhtaran spoke up, and pursued the case, which was picked up by both domestic and international media. On 3 March, the Lahore High Court reversed the judgement by the trial court on the basis of “insufficient evidence” and subsequently five of the six men sentenced to death were acquitted. Kristof reported that as Mai returned from the US embassy in Islamabad, after getting her passport stamped with a US visa, it was “confiscated” by Musharraf’s government, they were claiming she was now free to travel to the U.


When she arrived, she was dragged to a nearby hut where she was gang raped in retaliation by 4 Mastoi men while an additional 10 people watched.

When the boy refused to stay silent about the incident, he was kept imprisoned in the home of Abdul Khaliq, a Mastoi man. Her organization teaches young girls, and tries to make sure they stay in school, rather than work or get married.

Today, while the power to the surrounding area has been restored, the MMWWO grounds, which house the Mukhtaran Girls Model School, Women’s Resource Centre, and Shelter Home for battered women whose premises was raided despite the fact that men are strictly prohibitedare still enduring blistering temperatures. Archived from the original on 27 April Mukhtaran Bibi PunjabiUrdu: Villagers rejected this conclusion due to the belief that adultery must be punished with adultery.

Her autobiography ranked 3 on the bestseller list in France and movies about deshonradz are in the making. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Mukhtar Mai – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. Survivor of gang-rape as an honour revengeone of Pakistan’s most prominent rights activists. In in the book Half the Sky: Dasti, a critic of Mai, confirmed that he had requested her to reach a compromise on the matter.

Mukhtaran’s memoir was first published in France by Oh!

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The Government of Pakistan awarded Mukhtaran with a sum ofrupees U. Archived from the original on 20 July Mukhtaran observed that “I think the government does not want me to attend that moot.


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.

Mukhtaran used the compensation money awarded by the Pakistani government as well as donations from around the world to build two local schools for girls. Discover Prime Book Box for Deshonrad. On 14 Juneat a press conference in IslamabadMukhtaran demanded removal of her name from the Exit Control List, and also complained that she mukhtat ” virtually under house arrest ” because of the large police contingent assigned to protect her. The goals of MMWWO are to help the local community, especially women, through education and other projects.

Archived from the original on 6 July From Wikipedia, the free deshonrad. On 12 June Mukhtaran was abruptly asked by the government to travel to Lahore deshonrafa meet with provincial assembly member Shagufta Anwarand then go to Islamabad to meet with Presidential advisor, Nilofer Bakhtiar.

On 10 Juneshortly before she was scheduled to fly to London on the invitation of Amnesty InternationalMukhtaran was put on Pakistan’s Exit Control List ECLa list of people prohibited from traveling abroad, a move that prompted protest in Pakistan and around the world. Jahangir said Mukhtaran was in mukhtae custody. The court convicted six men four rapists and two of the village jurors and sentenced them to death on 1 September