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Woman Set on Fire for Disobeying Husband in Iraq

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Iraq, like most countries in the world, is currently engaged in a fierce fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

This Middle Eastern country is also under intense confinement, and reports of domestic violence and gender discrimination are on the rise at this time.

Last week, El País released the story of Malak al Zubaidi, a 20-year-old woman who was set on fire by her husband for disobeying him.

"Help, help, someone help me," cried Malak, covered in flames before her husband and brother-in-law's indifference, a woman who . . .

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