Blinded Student Returns to Canada

July 6, 2011

Rumana Monzur, the graduate student at the University of British Columbia, returned to Vancouver on Tuesday, hoping for treatment that might allow her to see again, The Globe and Mail reported. Monzur's husband is charged in Bangladesh with blinding her while she was home to visit her family. Monzur's case has attracted considerable attention, and University of British Columbia colleagues are raising money to help her.

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