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Afghanistan Acid Attack

Afghan Journalist Attacked With Acid In Kabul

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — An unknown assailant sprayed acid in the face of a prominent Afghan journalist and author, apparently in retaliation for hi...

Pakistan Set to Pass Landmark Bill to Combat Acid Terrorism

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

While passage of Pakistan's Acid Control and Burn Crime Prevention Bill is certain, it remains to be seen whether the government will make a sincere attempt to implement and enforce this legislation.

Afghan Girls Return To School Despite Acid Attack

Nytimes.com | DEXTER FILKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- One morning two months ago, Shamsia Husseini and her sister were walking through the muddy streets to the local girls school ...

Two Afghan Schoolgirls Blinded After Being Sprayed With Acid

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two men on a motorcycle used water pistols to spray acid on girls walking to school Wednesday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, blinding at lea...