Conflict & Justice

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Conflict & Justice

'For less than a dollar, you can [buy] a liter of acid and basically destroy someone's life'

Almost 10 years ago, a young Pakistani woman was held down by her mother-in-law while her husband and father-in-law threw acid on her. Some 150 operations later, Bushra Shafi is working as a beautician in a hair salon in Lahore, started by a hairdresser who was moved to help victims of acid attacks when one of them came into her salon and asked simply: "Can you make me beautiful again?"

Conflict & Justice

Decoding the Alhambra

Investigators are trying to catalog the thousands of Arabic inscriptions that cover the walls and columns of the Alhambra. Its inscriptions shed light on its history. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Granada.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to name the number of refugees in the world. The answer, provided by the United Nations refugee agency, is an estimated 42-million people.