WorldViews: The shocking things Indian judges say about rape

By Annie Gowen, July 9, 2015

A judge in India recently released a rapist from jail so he could attend mediation sessions with his victim, in the apparent hope that the two could put their differences aside and possibly marry. The ruling prompted a public outcry, and the judge was criticized not only for his retrograde reasoning but also for misusing India’s court-ordered mediation system, which is normally used for conflict resolution in civil cases, not those involving violent crimes.Read full article >>