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CNN Feels Sorry for Steubenville Rapists; World Can’t Believe its Ears

March 18, 2013


 Source by Winston Ross Mar 18, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Since when do rapists get all the sympathy? After a CNN reporter seemed to side with the defendants, the critics called for blood. But CNN isn’t alone, writes Winston Ross. Rarely do rapists evoke such sympathy. After two teenagers were convicted on Sunday of raping […]

Primitive Indian mindsets resisting change

July 21, 2012


Source: Deccan Herald By Rekha Bhattacharjee, June 21, 2012 , IANS:   A mob of 40 jeering men molesting a small 16-year-old girl – one would have dismissed the highly revolting footage as a sequence straight out of an apocryphal movie but for the fact that it was being telecast by the Indian news channels. […]

Guwahati molestation case: Newslive reporter arrested

July 20, 2012


The reporter of a news channel who allegedly shot the video of the molestation of a girl in Guwahati on July 9 has been arrested, according to media reports on Friday. The Gauhati high court had rejected the anticipatory bail petition of Gaurav Jyoti Neog of News Live channel onThursday. Neog was questioned by police. […]

Molestation row: Gogoi asks channel to clarify stand

July 19, 2012


Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that he did not put any pressure on the former editor-in-chief of local TV news channel News Live to resign over the coverage of July 9 public molestation of a girl on a main road in Guwahati. Gogoi asked the channel to clarify the statement of its […]

Guwahati’s shame: First abuse, then insensitivity

July 17, 2012

0 The Guwahati molestation case, in which a young woman was stripped, abused, beaten and filmed continuosly for more than 30 minutes on a busy street, shocked and shamed the nation, and stirred a movement for justice. But now it’s clear that nothing may have been as it seems and the story has become one […]

Outrage over Guwahati molestation

July 13, 2012

0 The shocking video of a teenager being molested by a mob of around 50 men on a busy road in Guwahati has shamed the nation.