Learned From Interviews With Rapists In India–Why Allowing Subcontinental Immigration Is A Bad Idea
A female Indian social scientist interviewed 100 Indian rapists–identified as such because they’re in India—and found out that, unlike America or England, India has a really vicious “rape culture”. (This is mostly India’s Hindu population, not the Pakistani Muslims whose rape culture flourished famously in Rotherham.)
By Vidhi Doshi, Washington Post, September 11, 2017
NEW DELHI — In India, many consider them “monsters.”
Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India. Over the past three years, she has interviewed 100 of them for her doctoral thesis at the criminology department of Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom.
It all started in 2013, first as a pilot project, months after the highly publicized gang rape and murder of a woman now known as “Nirbhaya” meaning “Fearless One.” The details of the case — a young, aspirational medical student who was attacked on the way home with a friend after watching the movie “Life of Pi” — struck a chord in India, where according to the National Crime Records Bureau, 34,651 women reported being raped in 2015, the most recent year on record.
Nirbhaya brought thousands of Indians to the streets to protest the widespread culture of rape and violence against women in 2012. That year, gender specialists ranked India the worst place among G-20 countries to be a woman, worse even than Saudi Arabia where women have to live under the supervision of a male guardian.
“Everyone was thinking the same thing,” said Pandey, who at the time was on the other side of the world, in England, finishing off her master’s. “Why do these men do what they do? We think of them as monsters, we think no human being could do something like that.”
The protests forced a national conversation about rape, a topic which still carries huge stigma in India. Pandey, who grew up in New Delhi, and saw her city in a new light after the Nirbhaya case, said: “I thought, what prompts these men? What are the circumstances which produce men like this? I thought, ask the source.”
Since then, she has spent weeks talking to rapists in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. Most of the men she met there were uneducated, only a handful had graduated high school. Many were third- or fourth-grade dropouts. “When I went to research, I was convinced these men are monsters. But when you talk to them, you realize these are not extraordinary men, they are really ordinary. What they’ve done because of upbringing and thought process.”
[More, Emphases added]
What I discovered, reading this, is that all immigration from the Indian subcontinent should be stopped. While “Indian subcontinent” includes Muslim Pakistan, which is a whole extra kind of awful, most of the “rape culture” people interviewed by Madhumita Pandey in jail are Hindus. Here are some previous VDARE.com stories about this kind of immigration:
- The Pakistani/ Indian Gang Rape “Epidemic”: Cultural or Hereditary?
- Rotherham In South Dakota—Thanks To A “Refugee” Named Mohammed (And “Chicago Gang Members”)
- The Real Predators on Campus Come From The Third World
- Dogs, Frogs and Dalits: The Indian Model Minority Has A Dark Side
- Liberal Feminists Demand More Violence and Sexism (aka Diverse Immigration)
- “The Community”–Detroit FGM Doctor A Member Of Dawoodi Bohras, An Indian Shiite Sect That Refuses To Stop Cutting Little Girls
- Is India the World’s Most Reactionary Civilization?