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Sold to China as a bride, she came home on brink of death

 

December 12, 2019



MAZAIKEWALE, Pakistan (AP) — Sold by her family as a bride to a Chinese man, Samiya David spent only two months in China. When she returned to Pakistan, the once robust woman was nearly unrecognizable: malnourished, too weak to walk, her speech confused and disjointed.

"Don't ask me about what happened to me there" was her only reply to her family's questions, her cousin Pervaiz Masih said.

Within just a few weeks, she was dead.

David's mysterious death adds to a growing body of evidence of mistreatment and abuses against Pakistani women and girls, mainly Christians, who have been traffic...



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