You snickered? After all, who would want to throw away chance to enter most free… haha, sorry, I can’t say it with straight face… country of the world?
Good. Now read about it more, and more, and more. Unfolding story is complicated and multifaceted – about girl in hostage of culture, trap of religion and victim of customs. You will stop laughing.
And remember, this is not exceptional case – there is a lot of countries where these kind of practices are normal and common. Being in so-called “civilized” (ha! now that’s deserved snicker) nation will also not help you, as you can see from this case.