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Tag Archive: India

Dec 28 2012

Since the rapists started harassing her

And then there’s the rape victim in India who killed herself yesterday. She was being harassed by the rapists. That’s right. First they rape her, then they make her life hell afterwards because. The police also got in on the act, making her report to the police station late at night and tell them all …

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Dec 28 2012

The news from India

Avicenna is on his way out to the protest, to provide medical coverage. He was already getting ready to go when the victim’s death was reported; now he expects riots. Be careful, Avi. Meanwhile, experts were giving their views in the hours before the victim lost the fight. “Had the girl simply surrendered (and not …

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Sep 05 2011

Charlatans preying on the vulnerable

Oh hey, a good idea. Chanting to cure snakebites, claiming to be a reincarnated spouse to obtain sex, and charging for miracles could soon be banned by an Indian state seeking to stop charlatans preying on the vulnerable. Many superstitions are widely held in India but a campaign group  is lobbying hard for a new …

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