India and Indonesia

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After the verdicts in Delhi's internationally infamous gang-rape case, Rupa Jha argues that to really help its silent 'sorority of the abused', India must face up to sexual attacks at home. Her own experience shows that the country does not only have problems with street attacks on strangers, but with a culture of silence, secrecy and denial.

In Jakarta, Karishma Vaswani recalls the turbulent days of Indonesia's transition in 1998 from the Suharto-era dictatorship to multi-party democracy - and wonders whether the country has lessons to offer Egypt on how to avoid 'a bloodbath' and a lasting ill-will between government and people.

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Tue 17 Sep 2013 18:50 GMT
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