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Old 21st February 2020, 06:13 AM   #405
dann
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Originally Posted by Roboramma View Post
Do you really think that's true? That rape in India is treated as or more seriously than in European countries?

At least in some cases the punishment is harder than it would be in Europe: Fem mænd får livstid for gruppevoldtægt af dansk kvinde (TV2, April 16, 2018)

"Five men are sentenced to life in prison for gang raping Danish woman." I don't know if the nationality of the victim had anything to do with the sentence.


ETA:
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India's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Monday that will see the death penalty handed out to anyone convicted of raping a child under 12.
India death penalty: Does it actually deter rape? (BBC News, July 31, 2018)
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