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Video: Bangladesh’s acid attacks

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  Acid attacks on women continue in Bangladesh  
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Acid attacks on women are frighteningly common in Bangladesh. Men often use it as their weapon of choice against women who have rejected their advances. Unofficially the figure is believed to be much higher 200 a year.

The government wants to demonstrate a tough stance: offenders can be executed and acid sales are restricted. But as Al Jazeera’s Nicholas Haque explains, the rules aren’t always enforced.

 
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