Nine years ago, 3 men broke into Mukherjee's home as she slept and poured acid over her face - burning her skin, melting away her eyelids, nose, mouth and ears and leaving her partly deaf and blind - because she spurned their sexual advances. Now the 27-year-old is a millionaire after appearing on the Indian version of 'Who wants to be a Millionaire', and plans to use the money to help combat the heinous crime of acid violence, which kills hundreds of people every year, most of them women.
Why Are We Abandoning the Christians?
In all the self-righteous talk we’ve been hearing about Muslim refugees from Syria, who’s talking about the Christians? Over the past several years, no religious group has been more persecuted thro...
Syrian women rip off black robes and headscarves after escaping ISIS
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Coptic Christians under siege as mob attacks Cairo cathedral
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