Conflict & Justice

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


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.

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