The news of Jennifer Ferguson’s rape ordeal and the #MeToo campaign have gone viral (The power of speaking up, 2 November). Men who abuse women must be declared “hostis humani generis (enemies of mankind)”.
These individuals are cold-hearted fiends. Society bears guilt for condoning sex pests. The defilement of our women continues unabated and unpunished. Our judicial system must mete out the severest sanction to offenders.
The rich and the powerful are virtually immune from prosecution, and what we’re witnessing today is a manifestation of this ugly truth. FAROUK ARAIE, BENONI