Far from feeling any remorse or shame, Hindu fascists in the thousands came out to support their co-religionist rapists and murderers of 8-year-old Asifa in Indian occupied Jammu.
Rape has become a common feature of life in India. Women are humiliated and suppressed and their rape is considered a normal part of life. The latest assault and rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist right in the heart of Delhi once again shines light on this very serious problem.
The rabbi's daughters are expected to testify against him in court but it is virtually a given that his lawyers will plead insanity, claiming that no sane person could do such a thing.
Pakistan's deep social divisions are on display yet again in the case of two women, Mukhtar Mai and Dr Shazia Khalid, who have been raped but are finding it difficult to secure justice. The feudal system demands that they commit suicide so that the crimes can be hushed up and the criminals let off the hook.