Defending Kainat(1:47) Faisal Siddiqui shares what drives him to represent rape victims in Pakistan.
The Risks of Defending an “Outlaw”
Follow @jbrezlowMay 28, 2013, 9:30 pm ET
Faisal Siddiqi knows the risks that come from representing alleged rape victims like Kainat Soomro, the focus of the FRONTLINE film Outlawed In Pakistan, in court.
“There is no two opinions about it,” he told the filmmakers. “If you do cases like this, you put the whole family in danger.”
So why do it? As Siddiqi explained in the above bonus scene from the film:
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