Woman ordered to write letters to man who beat her

A woman who was brutally beaten by her ex-fiance has been ordered to write letters to the man.

Natalie Allman, 29, was left with her throat slashed and bruises on her face.

But in her town in England, a judge ruled that she must stay in contact with her ex, Jason Hughes, and send him letters and pictures of their children.

If she doesn't, she could go to jail for contempt of court.

Allman was ordered to send Hughes three letters a year that update him on their twin sons, even though the brutal attack happened in front of the children.

She's also been ordered to save the letters he's writing to the boys.

A petition on Change.org urges officials to protect Allman and her children, and also review the order granted to Hughes.
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