Rumana Monzur

Blinded Student Finds Her 'Comfort Zone'

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In the summer of 2011, Rumana Monzur made international headlines after her husband viciously attacked her in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He bit off part of ...

Blinded UBC Student's Remarkable Recovery

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Rumana Monzur can picture a towering mountain or the blue sky on a sunny day. She remembers what the ocean looks like and can still conjur...

Man Accused Of Blinding UBC Student Dies In Prison: Reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A man who was accused of gouging out the eyes of a University of British Columbia student who had returned home to Bangladesh has died in ...

Blinded UBC Student Learning To Live Without Sight

CBC | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada

A UBC graduate student who was allegedly attacked by her husband in Bangladesh in June is learning to live without eyesight. ...

Injured Student Won't See Again

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - Doctors have determined that a University of British Columbia student whose eyes were gouged in an attack during a t...

Student Brutally Attacked In Bangladesh Back In Vancouver

CP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - A University of British Columbia student whose eyes were gouged during a trip home to Bangladesh asked for prayers T...

Rally Held For Blinded Student Rumana Monzur

CBC | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Organizers of a rally in honour of a UBC student allegedly beaten and blinded by her husband during an attack in Bangladesh hope the event will...