All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gang Rape’

India Gang Rape Convicts Sentenced to Death

Friday’s decision is death for the four men—Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur—convicted of gang raping and murdering a young woman in December 2012 in New Delhi, India. NPR reporters say the announcement by the presiding judge, “took all of 90 seconds.” Reportedly, one of the four sentenced, 20-year-old Vinay Sharma, “shrieked and slumped,” and cheers were heard …

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Four Men Convicted in Rape Case in India

Following a brutal gang rape and murder in New Delhi that shocked its nation and the world, an Indian court has found the four men accused of carrying out the horrific crimes guilty. Sentencing arguments begin Wednesday, and the four men could receive the death sentence. “I convict all of the accused. They have been found guilty of gang rape, …

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India Gang Rape Verdict Met With Outrage

The first verdict in a gang rape trial in New Delhi sentenced a teenager to three years’ detention, and the reaction has been widespread outrage. Protestors outside the court, and the victim’s family, demanded the assailant be hanged. The case that resulted in the trial happened in December 2012, when a group of six attacked a 23-year-old female physiotherapy student …

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