Feb 20 2016
One of the favorite ‘punishments’ Muslim men impose on ‘disobedient’ women is throwing acid in their faces, in order to disfigure them for life. Here is the latest out of Pakistan.
Cases like this are rarely ever prosecuted in the Muslim world because it is considered an “honor” punishment for a woman who dishonors a male suitor or her family. Much less frequently, it is also used to punish men for some kind of insubordination or humiliation.