That’s the only word I can use to describe the cerpen by Chamil Warya published in Utusan Malaysia recently.
Am I imagining it or is there also a sexist element to all this? That because it is a woman who is outspoken, she is subject to a more violent response than anyone else?
There is no excuse for violence or even the suggestion of a violent solution to anyone who has a different view from you. To write a fictionalised account of such a ‘what-if’ scenario is also no excuse. Utusan Malaysia has lost whatever shred of moral high ground it might have had.
Utusan Malaysia’s Chamil Warya short story is DESPICABLE