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Bangladesh: 100 Lashes For A Rape Victim And The Judiciary

RealTimeBangladesh writes about Hena, the latest victim of village (un) justice in Bangladesh, who died while sustaining a 100 lashes punishment for being raped. Although such fatwa are illegal by law, “what we see here is a case of abject poverty, ignorance and ensuing inability of poor people to claim their rights.”

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  • […] in failing to raise our collective voice for sexual assault victims in South Africa, in Sudan, all over South Asia, and countless others – in instances such as this […]

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