3 year sentence for the juvenile in the Delhi gang-rape and murder trial

December 22 2012 Protests

December 22 2012 Protests By Nilroy (Nilanjana Roy) (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

The first sentence has been handed down in the trial for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a bus in Delhi last year that sparked protests across India.

The 18 year old man, who was a juvenile at the time , has been given the maximum sentence of 3 years for his role in the crime.

The other men charged with the attack are facing the death penalty.
Coverage: the Guardian, BBC, CNN, ReutersVictims blamed in India’s rape culture: CNN
Delhi rape: India looks within itself for answers: BBC
How India treats its women: BBC

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