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Farzana Parveen’s Husband Demands Justice

Farzana Parveen, a three month pregnant Pakistani woman, was stoned to death by brick wielding attackers as she made her way to testify in favor of her husband Muhammad Iqbal at the Lahore’s High Court. Among those who attacked Parveen were her brothers and her father, who believed that Iqbal had kidnapped Parveen and forced her into marriage. Parveen had …

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Stoned to Death: Pakistani Woman Dies Anachronistically

In late middle school or early high school, we all had a deep-seated fear of stoning placed in us by Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery”. In said story, members of a town draw slips of paper until one family is singled out by drawing the paper with the black dot. Ultimately, the family draws papers again until a single …

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