Are the vigilantes unfairly vilified?

Some call them ultraorthodox. Some dub them as fruitcakes. Some say they are the lunatic fringe of the community. They like to call themselves the vigilantes. So be it. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary vigilantes are defined as a group of volunteers who decide on their own to stop crime and to punish criminals. The Parsi vigilantes will wholeheartedly agree with this definition. Crimes are being committed against our religion and they wish to punish those deen dushmans (enemies of the faith).  Those whom they perceive to be the enemies, they attack viciously. Whether they are ultraliberals (those who advocate......

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