Rumana won’t see, ever

Surgery on her right eye also fails to raise any hope
Rumana Manzur is never going to see again.
Eye-surgeons of Vancouver General Hospital, Canada failed to restore the optical nerve in her right eye on Friday while hope for the left eye was already shattered.
A team of six eye-surgeons and several other eye-experts conducted an hour-long surgery on

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Efforts on to find treatment

DU offers legal aid to tortured teacher Rumana
With no treatment available in Bangladesh and India to restore Rumana Manzur’s eyesight, her family is now approaching eye specialists in developed countries hoping to find some treatment for her eyes there.
“We are contacting hospitals and eye specialists abroad. They might do something in a complicated situation like this,” said Rumana’s cousin

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She sees daughter touching, talking

She was too tired to be visited by anyone else; she has had enough of visitors in her hospital cabin since morning. But she could not hold back her excitement sensing the presence of her daughter around her bed.
“Have you come, ma?” She stretched her arms to touch her child. “Where are you?”
Rumana Manzur moved her hands from side to side. She wished she could see. But not

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All she wants is punishment

Rumana weeps, tells how she forgave husband upon numerous tortures
After doctors in Bangladesh and India have failed to restore Rumana Manzur’s eyesight, the Dhaka University teacher now has just one option open: waiting for a miracle.
“I don’t know what will happen with my eyes. Now everything depends on Allah,” a crying Rumana said yesterday

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Rumana returns, sees nothing

“He has made my world dark. I can’t see my daughter.”
This was Dhaka University teacher Rumana Manzur lamenting before the media on her return from India yesterday after doctors expressed little hope of her getting back the eyesight.
“I came home [from Canada] after nine months to see my daughter. But I could not see her for

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It’s untrue, nonsense

Rumana’s friends, acquaintances in Canada trash assaulter husband’s allegation against her
The accusation of infidelity made by Rumana Manzur’s husband is “nonsense,” and is an attempt to damage her reputation, her friends at her university in Canada and the Bangladeshi community there have said.
“I was shocked to learn that the untrue claims were made to try and divert attention away from the perpetrator of such a horrendous crime. It is my full hope that justice is served and that Rumana’s

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No ray of light

Rumana likely to return home tomorrow as doctors in India find no cure for her eyes
Dhaka University Assistant Professor Rumana Manzur is expected to return from India tomorrow as doctors there have said there is little chance for her to get back eyesight, family sources said.
A medical board in Sankara Nethralaya, an eye hospital in Chennai where she was undergoing treatment, yesterday said no cure was available right now for the eyes badly damaged by her

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Hope against hope for Rumana’s eyes

Doctors in India to give report today; assaulter Sumon confesses ‘bid to kill her’
Rumana Manzur, the Dhaka University teacher who was brutally assaulted by her husband, is coming back home as doctors in India could not give much hope about her eyes, said family sources.
The doctors are expected to give the official report today and until then the family cannot confirm whether Rumana has permanently lost her

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One eye blinded, other in danger

Reports Indian medical board after checking Rumana; torturer husband remanded
The retina of one eye of Rumana Manzur, who was brutally assaulted by her husband, is not responding to her brain, and she has gone permanently blind in the other eye, said her family sources quoting a medical report.
A medical board formed for Rumana in Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai of India, where she is

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It’s all because of scholarship

DU teacher describes husband’s assault on her
“He pushed his fingers into my eyes,” a battered wife told newsmen yesterday how her sadistic husband made her suffer beyond belief, “And dragged me by my hair on the floor.”
Rumana Manjur was talking to the reporters at the city’s LabAid Hospital for the first time since she was injured in the torture at her father’s Dhanmondi residence on

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Husband beats up DU teacher

A teacher of Dhaka University was critically injured and lost an eye as her husband brutally beat her up a few days ago.
The victim, faculty member of international relations department at DU, was assaulted by her husband Syeed Hasan Sumon on June 5 while staying at her parents’ residence in the capital’s

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