Monthly Archives: January 2012

an incident in abuse

On New Year ’s Eve Hyderabad really comes alive with revellers on the streets everywhere. A friend and I were out and I got harassed by goons in a car, and owing to the fact that he was African and I was in a short skirt, we were even more targeted. What was more terrifying was that we were in the old city, in Mehdipatanam. We were left holed in his room, because I was afraid to step out. Owing to the fact that everybody in this area with power seems to know everybody else, it’s hard to go unnoticed…