Pakistani girl raped in ‘revenge’ for a rape her brother committed

The Washington Post · Samantha Schmidt · Jul 27, 2017 –   The extended family members all lived within yards of each other, in a small village in Pakistan’s Punjab.A daughter of the family, around the age of 12 or 13, was cutting the grass in nearby fields on July 16 when a teenage boy covered her with a cloth and raped her. The boy was a 16-year-old relative of hers.
The family’s elders gathered in shock and anguish, seeking to resolve what had happened.
But mourning soon led to vengeance. The elders – who effectively served as the village council – decided that justice should be served as revenge. They instructed the victim’s brother, who is about 16, to rape the teenage sister of the attacker i

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