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  Pakistan Rape Case Wednesday 7 August 2002  
A young woman living in south Punjab in Pakistan has been raped by a number of men while members of her village watched.

Horrific enough, but this attack was actually ordered by the village elders as punishment for offences allegedly committed by her brother.
The government has intervened and those involved are facing charges. BBC Correspondent Frances Harrison gives Sheila the latest news from the court case.
Also Asma Jahangir of the Human Rights Commission joins Sheila to tell her why she thinks the government intervention is simply a public relations exercise.

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

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