Afghan Rape Victim Freed, May Not Have To Marry Attacker

Two weeks after being pardoned by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Gulnaz, who was convicted of adultery after being raped, has been released from jail. It was initially reported that Gulnaz would have to marry her attacker as a condition of her release, but now it seems she won't be forced to go through with it.… »12/15/11 12:15am12/15/11 12:15am


Afghan Woman Freed From Jail So She Can Marry Her Rapist

After lobbying from international groups, an Afghan woman who was raped by a relative and given a 12-year jail sentence has been pardoned by President Hamid Karzai. The idea that rape victims are being jailed for adultery is already sickening, but brace yourself because it gets worse: She's only being released because… »12/01/11 10:17pm12/01/11 10:17pm