The Iranian city of Isfahan has seen a disturbing trend in the past few months: a string of eight acid attacks against women, which in some cases have disfigured or blinded the victims. All of them, according to the Associated Press, have played out in the same way: two men on a motorcycle have driven by women sitting…
An Indian woman whose face was disfigured when a man threw acid in her face after she rejected his advances has been awarded the International Women of Courage Award.
Two groups claiming to be affiliated with al-Qaeda left notes on mosques in Kashmir promising to douse any woman who dares uncover her face in public with acid — and, for good measure, kill anyone using a cellphone.
Multiple tipsters have written in about a Facebook discussion on the NY19 U.S. House of Representatives Civil Discussion Center related to the rising gas prices nationwide (and blaming President Obama's hasty action), and alerted us that we aren't just talking about oil anymore:
In 2004, Majid Movahedi threw a cup of sulfuric acid in Ameneh Bahrami's face because she refused to marry him after years of sexual harassment. She was left blind and disfigured, and fought in Iranian court for the right to do the same to Movahedi. Three years ago the the court ordered that five drops of the chemical…
Bethany Storro claimed a black woman had thrown acid in her face August 30. But now she's admitted she did the whole thing herself. The obvious question: why?