Shahrez Rafiq Qureshi

Shahrez Rafiq Qureshi

The author is completing his majors in English Literature. He has a keen interest in IT, loves to design websites and graphics, is an avid photographer and a nationally acclaimed dreamer. He tweets @shahrezqureshi (twitter.com/shahrezqureshi).

Tribal leaders order gang rape of Indian girl: When will the men stand up?

“We are living in a male dominated world.” This statement has never felt as humiliating as it does today, when I am reading the news of a village council ordering the gang rape of an Indian village woman, as a form of punishment, who was suspected of having a love affair with a Muslim from a neighbouring village.  Hurts, right? The incident which was reported to have happened on Tuesday was a result of the girl’s family’s inability to pay Rs25, 000 as a fine, for the said ‘crime’. The news numbed me and for the first time in many years, I am at an ...

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