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At 19 She Was Gang Raped And 14 Of Her Family Members Were Killed Finally She Got Justice


World  (tags: Bombay, India, Bilkis Bano, justice, rape, violence, murdered, muslim )

Sheryl
- 679 days ago - thelogicalindian.com
On 4 May, the Bombay High Court held all 20 accused in the Bilkis Bano case as guilty. The High Courts verdict marks a major legal and personal victory for Bilkis Bano, whose struggles and fight for justice captured the conscience of the nation.



   

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Animae C (507)
Sunday May 7, 2017, 9:51 pm
OMG!!!!!! i remember this, i'm pretty sure i saw a dodo about it!
It took 15 years to get justice for the this poor soul who was violently raped & who's family was horrifically murdered!!
WHY????
Because they are part of a Muslim minority group in this hell-hole!!!!

May you now sleep peacefully Bilkis!

Thanx for letting us know Dande
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday May 7, 2017, 11:00 pm
Shared news article and analysis over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Evelyn B (63)
Monday May 8, 2017, 4:21 am
But Bilkis Bano is NOT just a victim -
She is a SURVIVOR, and this is demonstrated by the way she has not given up in her determination to see justice done.

A victim is crushed, defeated, kept down by victimhood - a victim's life & perception of the world is blackened by the fact of having been made a victim, their life is driven by fear & hate.

A SURVIVOR does not allow themselves to be crushed and driven into that deadly "victim" hole, box. A Survivor works to take back control of their life.

Kudos, Bilkis - a survivor who has already made a difference for so many victims who've been unable to move beyond their "victimhood". it's been a long fight, a large chunk of her life - but she's come through head high.
 

Winn A (179)
Monday May 8, 2017, 6:43 am
She is in my thoughts and prayers.
 

Animae C (507)
Monday May 8, 2017, 8:21 am
That should read doco, not dodo!!!
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Monday May 8, 2017, 11:16 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Monday May 8, 2017, 2:05 pm
Noted, Thank you
 

Dawnie W (250)
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 1:13 am
❤️❤️Noted...What a brave and heroic girl. God Bless her and may the future be a blessing for her. ❤️❤️Thank you...Dandelion❤️❤️

😉💜ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ😺♥L💙ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥😺Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💛ღ❤️😉
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 3:12 am
Noted. I'm feeling relieved for Bilkis Bono. Anyhow, violence can' t be forgotten, it remains stuck in your mind.
It'll be terrible for her to think of the people she lost. At least a woman has received justice this time(many other times it doesn't happen).
Thank you Dandelion for what you have posted.
 

Arild G (174)
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 3:58 am
" They say that justice delayed is justice denied. In this case, one cannot say that justice was denied. Justice has been delivered, yes, but at what cost?"
 

Lindsay K (6)
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 8:02 am
Noted. What an inspirational and courageous woman! Thanks for sharing.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 2:54 pm
This case will help others in the future. I can be held up as a benchmark. I thank her for her courage in spite of the difficult and long odds she faced. May we all be as strong in whatever challenge we have before us.
 

pam w (139)
Thursday May 11, 2017, 8:41 am
What an INCREDIBLE woman! She's my newest hero!
 

TOM T (247)
Sunday May 14, 2017, 1:33 pm
Truly UNBELIEVABLE !!
 

Raleighaway k (359)
Monday May 15, 2017, 12:41 am
noted shared - horrible story, but justice in the end! ty
 

Shanta B (46)
Sunday May 21, 2017, 11:37 am
Please note it, that the political party that ignited the communal violence ruled over only Gujrat at that time. The same party is now has the entire nation under it's autocratic rule. And we are dreading a rerun of the show,not concentrated to one small province but this time it will engulf the whole country.
 

Shanta B (46)
Sunday May 21, 2017, 11:39 am
It's always the politicians playing the role of vultures everywhere
 
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