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Acid Attacks

Cambodian Acid Violence Against Women

March 6, 2008

Acid violence defies any bounds of comprehension. It is a violation born and nurtured in hell itself, a pitiless, hideous evil. It takes away both skin and flesh and the very soul of the victim. And it does so with finality that is often absolute.

Acid Attack on Woman Shocks Ethiopia

March 28, 2007

Kamilat Mehdi, 21, had a bright future ahead of her. She dreamt about doing a degree and becoming an air hostess.

Bangladesh: A Voice for the Victims of Acid Attacks

February 2, 2008

For the better part of a decade, Monira Rahman has fought to provide treatment, counseling and rehabilitation to the victims of brutal acid attacks in Bangladesh. Amnesty International Germany honored Rahman with its annual human rights prize.

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