Conflict & Justice

Feeling Guilty: An Indian-American Man on the Treatment of Indian Women

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Women protest outside the Indian High Commission, London January 7, 2013. Five men accused of raping and murdering an Indian student were read the charges in a near-empty courtroom on Monday after the judge cleared out lawyers for bickering over whether the men deserved a defence. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY POLITICS)

We asked listeners to contribute their thoughts about the six men accused of raping and murdering a woman on a bus in India.

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We received a comment from an Indian-American man about the story.

Bharat Singh wrote to us that upper middle class Indian males had "either innocently behaved, condoned, or not condemned such behavior in the past."

He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the collective guilt felt by Indian men over this tragic case.

Bharat Singh's comment on theworld.org

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