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V P Rajeena, a sub-editor with Madhyamam, a prominent Malayalam daily, has come under fierce and organised attack on social media after she wrote on her Facebook wall a personal account about sexual abuse in a madrassa two decades ago. Facebook soon closed down her profile after mass reporting by her abusers. Her account has since been recovered and blocked a few times. Last Sunday, Rajeena, based in Kozhikode, put up a post on immoral conduct of instructors at her madrassa in her younger days. She gave a graphic account of witnessing instances where young children are repeatedly exploited by the ‘Ustad’ (teacher) at a Sunni madrassa in Kozhikode. Soon, she was greeted with a barrage of abuses, nasty comments and threats on her FB wall and in her message box. “The abuses came in l...

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