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Iranian man's eyes ordered gouged out for pouring acid on girl

Tehran - A major Iranian opposition group claims Iran's highest court has ordered a man's eyes gouged out and his ears and nose chopped off as punishment for an acid attack that left a girl blind and disfigured.

RCMP release video of suspect who threw acid in woman's face

Surrey - Although the acid attack took place in September, the RCMP in Surrey, British Columbia are just now releasing surveillance video and pictures of three suspects, one of whom is believed to be the perpetrator.

Acid attack victims in India say sale restriction law ignored

Delhi - In February, following a brutal gang rape which made headlines around the world, India introduced a law to restrict the sale of acid. That law is allegedly being widely ignored.

Review: ‘India: A Dangerous Place to Be a Woman’ Special

Delhi - Last December, a young woman was raped and murdered in India. The shockwaves are still reverberating across the world. This is one woman's view.

Sonali Mukherjee, an acid attack survivor, fights for justice

In 2003, when she was 17, Sonali Mukherjee had a bright future in front of her. She was the capitan of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), the president of the Student Union and an honor student, wishing to pursue a degree in sociology.

Another acid attack in London

Romford - A young Romford woman has had acid thrown in her face; this is the second such attack since December, but the two have not been linked.

Op-Ed: Get Theocratic Infringement Out of Free Society

A call for an end to theocratic influence in free society, looking at same-sex marriage, the Catholic-rape scandal, Rwanda, Islamic fascism and more.

Acid attacks trouble Pakistan

Al-Qaeda has a safe haven in Pakistan and now acid attacks on woman seem to be another sanctioned form of violence in the region as well.

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