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The programme which explores international affairs returns with ten new programmes. Murder in Purdah
As Islamic fundamentalism gains ground in Pakistan, the law of purdah consigns women to invisibility. While some men have killed their wives with impunity, women are sent to death row for murdering their husbands. Women who rebel face violent reprisals.
With western governments reluctant to offer refuge to victims of gender persecution, reporter Olenka Frenkiel travels across Pakistan to reveal the abuse of human rights. Producer Giselle Portenier
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