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What The Saudi Diplomat Case And Khap Rape Order Have In Common

The past few days have seen a miasma of rape stories fill our newspapers and television screens -- first the Saudi diplomat booked for the gang rape of two Nepali women and then the glorious khap panchayat that allegedly ordered that two young women be raped in Baghpat, UP. Although the nature of the crimes in both cases is very different -- in the sense that one has occurred and the other has been threatened -- I cannot help but conclude that the end result will be the same...

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