A Question to Ponder Upon: Are We also Responsible for Husnain’s Death?
By Noreen Akhtar
My intentions of writing this article are to make you consider the other side of this incident (Husnain’s Murder). I request you all to take a decision which will benefit all of us as well as our future generations.
Last time I wrote an article that justice should be done with Husnain and the culprits should be badly punished. I didn’t expect that the culprits will be three other teenagers and I guess nobody else expected the same. After going through their pictures, I was constantly thinking that should they be badly punished because of this incident? Are they the only culprits or we all? And, is that legal to punish teenagers according to any law? If we consider only one side of this incident then many of us will say that yes, they should be punished. But, if we want to make a better unanimous decision, then we need to consider the other side too. They are not the only culprits but all of us.
Let’s think about the ethical and social policies that are made for the teenagers of Gilgit-Baltistan. Is there any policy that awares us about the consequences of sexual harassment? Do we provide learning and awareness to our children at our homes about such ethical and social consequences? There might be some people but most of us do not consider such problems at all. If there was the awareness and defined policies then today Husnain would have been among us. Few days ago, I asked from some people and I got the answer that such cases take place in GB but because the victims are not killed so people do not become aware of those victims as well as the responsible. .Continue reading …………