Monday May 20, 2013
India: Largest Democracy in the World, Today is the Worst Democracy in the WorldLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
The rape and brutal wounding of a young pair of citizens, a woman who had her life planned out and ahead of her, has just shaken India to the core.
(YORK, UK) - One of the most harrowing stories to come out of India in recent months was the Delhi gang rape of a 23-year old medical student that left her with mortal injuries. She and a companion were thrown from a moving bus after being savagely attacked and raped.
It is a problem that has its claws in every aspect of Indian society; from the Dalit women and girls who suffer a particularly harsh level of mistreatment as their culture represents the bottom rung of society in India's caste based culture, to upper caste Indians who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Both caste and misogyny determines literally how well people will survive, not unlike other countries so much, but here it is a blight upon the blossoming of an entire society and people deserve better.
The rape and brutal wounding of a young pair of citizens, a woman who had her life planned out and ahead of her, has just shaken India to the core and the world is watching intently, waiting to see if real steps will be taken to correct the problem; changes that will make rape and sexual abuse have a consequence.
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Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes is a Bangladeshi journalist, human rights activist and author was born on 25 December, 1985 in Dhaka. As an investigative journalist he wrote widely for leading European and Asian media outlets.
He is also active in advocating for free and independent media and journalists’ rights, and is part of the free media movement, Global Independent Media Center – an activist media network for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate telling of the truth. He worked for Italian news agency Asianews.it from year 2009 to 2011, on that time he was accredited as a free lance journalist by the press information department of Bangladesh. During this time he has reported a notable numbers of reports for the news agency which were translated into Chinese and Italian and quoted by notable number of new outlets all over the world.He, ideologically, identifies himself deeply attached with anarchism. His political views are often characterized as “leftist” or “left-wing,” and he has described himself as an individualist anarchist.
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