Hundreds Rally for U. of British Columbia Student

June 28, 2011

Hundreds of people rallied in Vancouver Sunday to back Rumana Manzur, a graduate student at the University of British Columbia who was blinded in an attack while visiting family members in Bangladesh -- an attack for which her husband has been arrested. The Vancouver Sun reported that participants said they wanted to express public support for Manzur, draw attention to domestic violence and show that the problem is not unique to South Asia.

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