India to name and shame rapists
INDIA: The Indian government said Thursday it will post the photos,
names and addresses of convicted rapists on official websites to
publicly shame them, in a new measure to combat growing crime against
Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh, India's junior home minister, said the
campaign would begin first in New Delhi, where the brutal gang-rape of a
student on December 16 by six drunken men has sparked nationwide
"We are planning to start it (the campaign) in Delhi," Singh told
reporters, hours after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said women were
being treated unfairly in India.
"Photographs, names and addresses of the rapists will be uploaded on
the Delhi Police website (http://www.delhipolice.nic.in),"