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Horrific gang rape of illiterate Pakistani woman inspires New York opera ‘Thumbprint’

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5:20 EDT
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To those who complain that opera is an elitist indulgence served up to snobs in dinner jackets, New York’s latest world premiere may come as something of a shock. Inspired by the horrific gang rape of illiterate Pakistani woman Mukhtar Mai on orders…



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