She is known as Nirbhaya, the fearless one. She has been turned into a modern Indian heroine. Poems and plays have been written about her and people have poured on to the streets to support her cause. Yet, when the first sentencing in the case of her gang rape and murder was delivered by a special juvenile court on Saturday, the anger against it was palpable.
Nirbhaya’s family has been outraged by the judgment, feeling cheated by the fact that the underage rapist, now 18, has been sentenced to just three years in a reformative institution. Her brother said the verdict was «unacceptable», while her father asked whether it was a crime to be born a girl in India.… Seguir leyendo »