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Abuse of Women Time Memorial Has Been the Greatest Travesty of Justice and Equity for All

August 20, 2017

Abuse of Women  –   TIME Memorial Has Been the Greatest Travesty of Justice and Equity for All

Andrea Bruce for The New York Times
10. In her last piece from India, our South Asia bureau chief wrestles with a murder covered up in plain sight, and with what she is leaving behind.
“People hang Gandhi’s portrait on their walls here,” said Jahangir Khan, above, a young constable, “but they do not follow Gandhi’s rules.”

“Ninety-nine percent of cases are dealt with in this way. I get very angry. I am an honest person. I can show you four guys here who can rape a woman as easily as plucking the feathers off a bird, but they never get arrested.”

JAHANGIR KHAN, an Indian constable, describing how bribery had quashed a murder case.

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