Abdul Baqi ended up being blinded by having a spoon by his very own dad and brothers at their property in southwestern Pakistan because he insisted on marrying a new girl that he would fallen in deep love with.
“I’m able to endure without my vision, but i cannot live without love, ” Baqi recently told RFE/RL he suffered at the hands of his relatives in May 2018 as he reflected on the terrible trauma.
“Now i will be like a seafood away from water, ” says Baqi, 26, a cultural pashtun from town of Loralai within the northeastern element of Balochistan Province.
Baqi’s horrific story illustrates that ladies are not the victims that are only Pakistan of so-called “honor crimes” — a scourge of physical violence which includes included acid attacks, blinding, and murder by loved ones of victims accused of dishonoring their loved ones. (more…)