In about a fortnight, two cases concerning abuse of women have rattled India, raising questions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s women empowerment rhetoric.
The 11 convicts in the case of gang rape survivor Bilkis Bano were released from jail on August 15 after the authorities approved their appeal for “remission of sentence”.
"The release of these convicts has taken from me my peace and shaken my faith in justice," says Bilkis Bano of 11 Hindu men convicted of 2002 crime and released by BJP-ruled western Gujarat state.
Eleven convicts in the 2002 riots case of gang rape survivor Bilkis Bano have been released from jail after authorities approved their appeal for "remission of sentence".
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