Posted by: Intern Courtney
in Boob Tube
on Dec 06, 2011
Kyrgyzstan is a small landlocked country bordering China where traditions run deep. Vice News presents one of this country’s oldest and most disturbing traditions in "Bride Kidnapping In Kyrgyzstan." Thomas Morton introduces this ancient custom, which has had a resurgence since the fall of Communism.
Although the practice is technically illegal, almost half the rural marriages in Kyrgyzstan are a result of bride kidnapping. For their ... Read More