Young poet killed for recording and uploading testimony of a sexual assault victim
By: Balaach Marri
It all started with a cell phone video. Stormed by the comments of angry Baloch Facebookers and Tweeters, the video went viral within hours of its upload. It was the testimony of a sexual assault victim, Shakila Basharat, pleading justice.
Shakila, a housewife and a mother, tells the story of the horrific attack on her by a local powerful figure, Noor Ahmed.
“He broke into our house late in the night, he started beating me up. I cried, he was drunk, he didn’t listen.” Shakila goes on