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KARACHI: “When you lose your face, you lose the whole world and what hurts you more when your own child gets terrified by seeing the void in place of your face,” said Kanwal Qayyum, a young woman who survived a lethal acid attack by her husband seven years ago. 745 more words
By Hasan Mansoor | AFP – Wed, Feb 29, 2012
Pakistan’s first Oscar winner launched a campaign on Tuesday, hoping that her documentary about survivors of acid attacks can help eliminate a crime that disfigures hundreds of women each year. 627 more words
This week acid attack survivor Lynn Pereira locked herself in her bedroom when she learned that her plumber had a bottle of acid to unblock drains in the home she thought was a safe haven. 563 more words
Pressure is mounting on the government to take strong measures to protect the public against acid attacks in the UK.
The public voted in droves on Saturday after hearing tragic accounts of acid attacks in this country on LBC, including the terrible story of my blind friend Lynn Pereira who almost died in Singapore when a gallon of acid was thrown at her in front of her four year old son. 470 more words
I hope my many friends and colleagues will hit facebook and tweets to rid this country of a terror which I thought was lost in the mists of time in the UK, even though it is taking longer to eradicate abroad. 813 more words