She was a student, She was 23, Her fault, some people say, because she boarded the wrong bus, And oh yeah SHE WAS A GIRL Six men raped her one by one and then used an iron rod to tear her vagina, small intestine and large intestine came out.
They left her to die on the road
What’s more is that no one even turned to look at her
ill-fated girl She can never live a normal married life again
She Went into coma five times since 16th December
She was unconscious, Critical and hasn’t been able to stop crying
But don’t worry She wasn’t your sister She wasn’t your daughter But she could be. The brutality has to stop right here guys
These people deserve capital punishment for their heinous
Perverted act She died yesterday Saturday 28th December 2012
Rest in Peace? and I pray that her killers get the WORST punishment possible, This doesn’t only happen in India..
But in every country around the world..
Is this how we treat our women?
A woman is raped in Delhi every 14 hours, according to official figures, but campaigners believe thousands more cases of sexual assaults are ignored by police amid a culture that frequently blames the victim.
UPDATE 3/3/2015 Mukesh Singh, has told a British filmmaker that the young woman invited the rape because she was out too late at night and that she would have lived if she had submitted to the assault.
NEW DELHI — In the months after the death of a young woman who was brutalized and gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi in 2012, thousands of politicians, activists and ordinary citizens crowded India’s airwaves and its public spaces to say their piece about the crime.
But there was no comment from the six slight, ordinary-looking men accused of her murder. Whisked in and out of the courtroom past shouting crowds of journalists, they listened impassively to testimony and offered monosyllabic answers on the stand. Courtroom guards said they hummed Bollywood tunes under their breath. Their opinions were anyone’s guess.
Now, in his first in-depth interview, one of the men on death row for the crime, Mukesh Singh, has told a British filmmaker that the young woman invited the rape because she was out too late at night and that she would have lived if she had submitted to the assault.
“You can’t clap with one hand,” said Mr. Singh, who was convicted of rape and murder, though he denied taking part in the assault. “It takes two hands. A decent girl won’t roam around at 9 o’clock at night. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy. Boy and girl are not equal. Housework and housekeeping is for girls, not roaming in discos and bars at night doing wrong things, wearing wrong clothes. About 20 percent of girls are good.”
The comments, released as part of a publicity campaign for the film, called “India’s Daughter,” were met with outrage in India, in part over why the filmmaker, Leslee Udwin, was permitted to interview the defendant in jail.
B.S. Bassi, a Delhi Police spokesman, told reporters on Tuesday that the police would move to obtain a restraining order against the broadcast of the film. He said statements “have been made about the late victim of a ghastly crime which transgress” the law.
Officials said the video violated four statutes in India’s penal code, including one against “intent to cause alarm in the public” and another banning acts “intended to outrage the modesty of a woman.”
The home minister, Rajnath Singh, demanded an explanation from officials at Tihar Jail, where Mukesh Singh is incarcerated, as to why they had allowed the interview while the case was pending appeal. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued an advisory on Tuesday, telling news channels not to broadcast reports about the documentary. But at least one major news channel, NDTV, said it intended to show the film.
The woman, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, had been to see “Life of Pi” with a male friend, and they both boarded the private bus without realizing that the bus was off duty, and the six men aboard had been driving the streets in search of a victim. After knocking her friend unconscious, they took her to the back of the bus and raped her, then damaged her internal organs with an iron rod. An hour later, they dumped the pair on the roadside, bleeding and naked. The woman died two weeks later of her injuries.
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In the interview, for a film that will air Sunday on the BBC, Mr. Singh said the woman had provoked the deadly assault by resisting the rape.
“When being raped, she shouldn’t fight back,” he told the filmmaker, Ms. Udwin, according to a transcript provided by the BBC. “She should just be silent and allow the rape. Then they’d have dropped her off after ‘doing her,’ and only hit the boy.”
In footage from the film, Mr. Singh tonelessly narrates the assault, saying that he heard her screaming for help but that his brother instructed him to keep driving as they “dragged her to the back” and “went turn by turn.” Afterward, he said, he saw the youngest of the assailants, who was 17 at the time of the crime, withdraw something from her body.
“It was her intestines,” Mr. Singh said. “He said, ‘She’s dead. Throw her out quickly.’?”
He called the killing “an accident.”
Ms. Udwin, at a news conference in New Delhi, said the film crew interviewed Mr. Singh for 16 hours and saw no sign of remorse. “He is almost like a robot,” she said. “I tried every trick to get a tear in his eye, but nothing. No tear.”
According to police records, the men divided the pair’s possessions: Mr. Singh took one cellphone, and Vinay Sharma, a 20-year-old gym instructor, took the other. Pawan Gupta took the man’s watch and 1,000 rupees cash, a little less than $20. Akshay Kumar Singh, a bus cleaner, took the woman’s rings. The juvenile was given a bank card and some cash.
Months before the trial, Mr. Singh’s brother, Ram Singh, hanged himself with his bedsheet in his prison cell. The juvenile defendant, whose identity was not been made public in accordance with Indian law, was sentenced to three years in a detention center — the heaviest sentence possible in India’s juvenile justice system. The remaining four men pleaded not guilty; they are appealing their death sentences.
Mr. Singh told the filmmaker that he believed the harsh sentences, instead of acting as a deterrent, would drive more rapists to kill their victims. “Now, when they rape, they won’t leave the girl like we did,” he said. “They will kill her. Before, they would rape and say, ‘Leave her alone. She won’t tell anyone.’ Now, when they rape, especially the criminal types, they will just kill the girl. Death.”
Hari Kumar contributed reporting from New Delhi.
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Rapists Names: [there are 6; I only have 5 for now]
- Ram Singh
- Vinay Sharma
- Pawan Gupta
- Mukesh Singh
- Akshay Thakur
Indian protesters march behind a banner as they take part in a candlelight procession in Guwahabi, after the death of a gang rape victim from New Delhi.
Impressive video with Indian Women marching in a protest at midnight: http://youtu.be/1kOEuoaNGPM
Last month’s brutal gang rape of a young woman in the Indian capital, Delhi, has caught public attention and caused worldwide outrage. But here, the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Delhi recalls other prominent cases which made the headlines, then faded from public memory.
On most days, Indian newspapers report shocking new atrocities – a 10-month-old raped by a neighbour in Delhi; an 18-month-old raped and abandoned on the streets in Calcutta; a 14-year-old raped and murdered in a police station in Uttar Pradesh; a husband facilitating his own wife’s gang rape in Howrah; a 65-year-old grandmother raped in Kharagpur.
But in a country where a rape is reported every 21 minutes, even these most horrific of crimes soon get forgotten – except by the victims and their families.
They are left to fight their long lonely battles for justice which, more often than not, is denied to them.