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Why rape differs from other crimes

  • Indraswari

Bandung | Sun, January 13 2013 | 11:03 am

PREMIUM Naomi Wolf’s article titled “Ending India’s rape culture” (The Jakarta Post, Jan. 3, 2013) gives us an insight into last month’s rape case in India which sparked global outrage. The victim — a 23-year-old student — died on Dec. 28, 2012 in Singapore, due to severe injuries and organ failure.

Wolf writes that the crime seems incomprehensible, the victim was gang raped for an ho...