Afghan Child Bride Tortured for Six Months | Al Jazeera (Video)

An Afghan child bride is recovering in hospital after being held captive and tortured for six months by her husband’s family. While her case is extreme, it is still often acceptable in Afghan culture for a husband to hit his wife.

Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

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