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Is Legal Justice Enough?

Oct 19, 2006 Outlook Web Bureau

Imrana has been vindicated by the courts which finally held her father-in-law guilty of raping her and sentenced him to 10 years of imprisonment. The AIMPLB has welcomed the court's decision, but clerics are already demanding that her husband must le

The Blame Game

Jul 20, 2005 Arshad Alam

But, y'see, no rape happened at all! It was all a media creation to malign the image of Islam and Muslims. A Muslim man after all cannot rape; such things do not happen in Muslim society. And if at all such a thing happened, it must be the women's fa

'Don't Make A Rape Victim Into A Centre Of Controversy'

'Please do not play with her integrity ... Those trying to make news and draw hypothetical conclusions from the Imrana case should introspect what would they have done had they been in her place. I also appeal to all political parties not to play pol

Punishing The Victim

Jul 04, 2005 Subhashini Ali Sahgal

Caste panchayats have been passing the most horrific and barbaric edicts with impunity. The recent heinous case of rape has once again demonstrated that religious courts and organizations cannot be given the right to implement their judgments and dec

Victimising The Victim

The controversy over the rape of a woman by her father-in-law has raised many pertinent issues. Muslims need to realize that there is an urgent need to change outmoded laws since they were drafted many hundred years ago and do not reflect the contemp

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