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Imprisoned West Bank woman tells of abuse
Twenty-year-old found locked in bathroom says she was routinely abused by father and step-mother.
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2012 18:35

A Palestinian woman who says she was kept prisoner by her father for more than nine years has spoken about her ordeal.

Police in the occupied West Bank discovered 20-year-old Baraa Melham locked in a bathroom. She says she endured years of abuse from her father and step-mother.

Al Jazeera's Cal Perry reports from the West Bank.

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