Acid Attack Victim Fakhra Yunus Commits Suicide

A woman who became the disfigured face of the shunned and forgotten women of Pakistan committed suicide, jumping from her sixth floor apartment window in Italy last week. Fakhra Yunus was only 22 when her husband of three years, Bilal Khar, a member of Pakistan's politically elite Khar family, allegedly threw acid on her face while she slept, the Asian Correspondent reported. When Yunus and Khar met, she had been working as a prostitute, and the two soon married in 1998. But almost...Full Story
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