Fakhra Younus, Former Pakistani Dancing Girl Commits Suicide 12 Years After Acid Attack

Sara C. Nelson, Huffington Post, March 29, 2012

A former dancing girl who was left severely disfigured after acid was hurled into her face, has committed suicide 12 years after the attack.

Fakhra Younus, 33, felt she looked “not human” after the attack, which was allegedly carried out by her then-husband Bilal Khar.

Khar was accused of pouring the corrosive substance over her face as she slept, in full view of the victim’s five-year-old son.

Younus, then 21, was left fighting for her life and has endured 39 separate surgeries since the attack. She had left Khar earlier amid accusations of physical and verbal abuse.

Her nose was almost completely melted making it difficult for her to breathe.

Khar, the son of a former Pakistan governor, was acquitted, but many believe he used his connections to avoid justice, AP states.

Younus jumped from the sixth floor of a building where she was living and being treated in Rome on March 17, having finally decided life was no longer worth living.

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News of Younus’s death has been received with sadness around the world, with many calling for action over the 8,500 acid attacks reported in Pakistan in the last year.

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  • This is a symptom of a greater problem. Society tries to use Islam to control women and their sexuality. This is the cause of forced child marriage, FGM, and honor killings. A woman who does not do what her family wants, are often subject to being burned or mutilation.

    • Oil Can Harry

      And yet not a peep from American feminists! After all, that would be “Islamophobia”.

      Instead the feminazis claim the Republicans are waging a War On Women because females have to (gasp!) pay for their own birth control.

      • Sandra Fluke’s sex life isnt affected by honor killings. There used to be a specific name for acid disfiguring attacks but I cant recall it, I think I read it in an old British novel.

  • tickyul

    Poor lady…………pathetic savages to do this to her.

    And our insane politicos………especially the Phonycon-Chickenhawks, want us to get into yet another war with some more 6th world savages.

    This country has been losing unnecessary wars since the end of WW2…………Ameritards……….Heck Yeah!!!

  • Muslims are sub human.

  • holyflower

    John Jay, President of the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1779 and first Chief Justice of the United States, encapsulates the sentiments of the Founding Fathers as regards diversity:

    “Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people — a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in their manners and customs, and who, by their joint counsels, arms, and efforts, fighting side by side throughout a long and bloody war, have nobly established general liberty and independence.”*

    *John Jay, Federalist No. 2: “Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence”

  • IstvanIN

    Honor killings in Pakistan are not our problem and not even an issue for us.  Shouldn’t even be noticed by us.  If we had kept the Pakis in Pakistan who would even care?  Let the Paki women in Pakistan stand up for themselves.  One million Pakistani women are not worth even ONE white soldier’s life.  Sorry, each culture in its own place.  Let them work out their own problems.

    Good fences make good neighbors.

    • WhitesRdumb

      Whites are killing their own people, or letting their people get killed in North America and Europe (also South Afrika). If I or a few other (like on Amren) try to stop it, we get attacked by these insane whites who want to kill us to protect some false honor.  How is that any different?

  • razorrare

    We should be involved and we should be concerned cause its these kind of monsters that we are allowing the muslim dominated UN to choose who gets to come to America as asylum seekers.As a human being,i do feel compassion for Younus..that compassion is what separates us from those who label us “haters”… and despise us more than they do child molestorers.

    • IstvanIN

      We do NOT have to let Muslims into our nations just because the UN says so.  We can toss the Muslims out if we want to.  We can leave the UN.  To hell with the UN.

  • razorrare

    We should be involved and we should be concerned cause its these kind of monsters that we are allowing the muslim dominated UN to choose who gets to come to America as asylum seekers.As a human being,i do feel compassion for Younus..that compassion is what separates us from those who label us “haters”… and despise us more than they do child molestorers.

  • razorrare

    We should be involved and we should be concerned cause its these kind of monsters that we are allowing the muslim dominated UN to choose who gets to come to America as asylum seekers.As a human being,i do feel compassion for Younus..that compassion is what separates us from those who label us “haters”… and despise us more than they do child molestorers.

  • Oil Can Harry

    Luna, the Catholic Church isn’t trying to ban birth control; they just don’t want to be forced to buy it for their employees.

    For 50 years Americans have been buying their own birth control pills (they currently cost around $9 per month) and for over 200 years their own condoms.   

    Now suddenly the Democrats claim our employers must pay for our birth control or else we won’t be able to afford it.

  •  The enemies within have been allowed to mangle and twist the Constitution to fit their radical agenda. They would have us believe the Founders intended 14th Amendment to convey US citizenship to the offspring of those who entered this country in violation of our immigration laws, as well as sovereignty. This insanity defies logic. Yet, this is where we are and anyone who objects will be quickly demonized a “racist.”