#Indonesia Supreme court judge says Women enjoy being raped #WTFnews #Vaw


Thursday 17 Jan 2013 8:53 am World, metro.co.uk
Muhammad Daming Sunusi (
Muhammad Daming Sunusi (Picture: YouTube)
Jakarta, Jan 17,2013

A budding supreme court judge has ignited public outrage by saying women enjoy being raped.

Muhammad Daming Sunusi made the quip during a vetting session for Indonesia’s highest court.

When asked his views on the death penalty for rapists, he replied: ‘The rapist and the victim of rape both enjoy it, so we must think carefully before imposing the death penalty.’

According to reports the parliamentary selection panel laughed at his comments, but drew immediate criticism on social media and from rights groups.

Mr Daming later apologised for the remark, which he said was ‘intended to break the ice’.

Speaking at a press conference he declared: ‘I apologise to the Indonesian public from the bottom of my heart. I realise those words shouldn’t have come out from anyone, let alone a justice hopeful.’

Despite the apology two political parties have already said they would vote against Mr Daming being elected as one of 23 judges at the court in Jakarta.

Women’s rights groups have also suggested the chief judge of Palembang high court be censured.

 

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bhavesh Kumar
    Jan 17, 2013 @ 18:51:21

    what was the source of this report?

    Reply

  2. Vivien E. Zazzau
    Jan 17, 2013 @ 19:01:44

    Reblogged this on Dark Acts Bible: Glass Half Empty, Base Cracked… and commented:
    Well, alrighty now! It sounds like there’s still time for Todd Akin and Whoopi Goldberg to join the race for Supreme Court judge — in Indonesia…

    Reply

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  5. "The Light-Bearer Series" Novelist, Emily Guido
    Jan 19, 2013 @ 15:24:51

    OUTRAGED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply

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