A media ban on using the real name of the 2012 gang rape victim (previously known under the pseudonym “Nirbhaya”) in efforts to protect the murdered victim’s family from shame appears to have done just the opposite. Silencing the victim’s identity also silenced the truth. Akshaya Mishra explains how the state covered its own institutional failures and abuse by constructing a convenient narrative of events and feeding it to the press,. Full story at FirstStory.com.
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