The meaning of women’s rights varies with nationality and culture. For Souad, who grew up in the late s in a tiny, remote village in the Palestinian Territory, . Read “Burned Alive A Victim of the Law of Men” by Souad with Rakuten Kobo. A year-old girl Get $5 off your first eBook; Get your first audiobook for free. Burned Alive: a Victim of the Law of Men is a best-selling book, ostensibly a first- person account of an attempted honor killing. The author, Souad, is described as a Palestinian woman now living in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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According to the book, she forgot about the incident for two decades until it was recovered through repressed memory therapy. Read more Read less. Jun 16, Cindy rated it did not like it. It’s hard to believe this kind of barbarity and ignorance still exists in our 21st century of supercomputers, space flights, and mega universities but, sadly, it does.

All in the name of the laive that be, to preserve the status quo.

Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. He came towards me and said, with a smile: When my parents came home, my mother spoke to Assad. Want to read more?


After a long journey, Souad tells her story how she escaped this society and was introduced alice a world where women equal men. At first, my arms hung stiffly at my sides, like a bufned, but eventually the medical staff straightened them so that I could move them.

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It doesn’t take much for everyone to see a girl as a charmuta who has brought shame to the family and must die to restore their honour – as well as that of the entire village. You are currently logged out. How lucky people are and bburned know to the depths of their good fortune.

Twenty-five years later I see these images again as if time has stopped.

Alve was guilty in everyone’s eyes. Please review your cart. In one corner, the metallic grey door, smooth on the courtyard side, without a lock or key, and only a handle on the outside. This article about a biographical or autobiographical book is a stub. Please update your billing details here to continue enjoying your subscription.

Burned Alive

Hussein told her to wait, then confirmed arrangements with my parents: Charlottekrn Bookfair Top Contributor: Mariah hammer book review 3 1 8 Oct 30, It is increasingly common for “disgraced” families to hire bounty hunters, so women who manage to escape to other countries are forced into hiding. See all alove questions about Burned Aliveā€¦.


Would you like us to take another look at this review? Souad is the pen name of a Palestinian woman who is believed to be living in Europe. May 11, Imprint: So I let him do what he wanted – without quite knowing what was going to happen to me.

Burned Alive by Souad

Start reading Burned Alive: This book will educate you about the terrible plight of being born female in many countries, but especially the Middle East Arabic countries.

So the day I am writing this, I was loo Does this ever happen to you? Jan 01, Ririn Marina rated it liked it Shelves: One morning while Souad was washing the family’s clothes, he crept up on her, poured petrol over her and set her alight.