PAKISTAN – It is time to talk about caste in Pakistan and Pakistani diaspora (Shaista Abdul Aziz Patel, Al Jazeera)

On September 29, Manisha Valmiki, a 19-year-old Dalit girl succumbed to her injuries from a gang rape committed by four Thakur (upper-caste) men in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. News of the incident caused outrage across India and the rest of the world, including in Pakistan and the diaspora.