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to be disgusted and angry? RAGE RAGE RAGE (Rape related, may trigger)

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LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 14:23:56

You may have heard about the Steubenville rape cover-up in Ohio that was uncovered by hacking group, Anonymous?

I read a few things about it, but hadn't read the hacking group's own account. here it is

I am absolutely disgusted at the level of deceit and evil in one small town.

The poor girl was drugged by a group (having had their coache's permission) then raped by loads of them. And now there are videos floating around the internet, not only of these horrible creatures (most of whom haven't been charged, the police having deleted the incriminating evidence), but also of one admitting to raping her and all his friends finding it absolutely fucking hilarious. here, grim watching, not for the sensitive (like me)

AIBU to have had no idea that the system in a western country can be so utterly fucked up as to allow this behaviour on account of school/sporting popularity? It is so fucking wrong. angry

LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 14:30:38

From the web page:

We have received an extraordinary set of particular leaks from a number of young people in Steubenville who were witness to various parts of this horrendous crime. From this material, we have been able to piece together a timeline of events on that fateful night in August 2012. During this description, we will refer to the victim as “Jane Doe”.

After being convinced, with some amount of coaxing – to attend the parties that night with the “Rape Crew” by by Mark Cole’s girlfriend Santoro, Jane Doe was picked up at a volley ball team party she was attending in the early evening of August 11th and transported in a vehicle with Richmond, Mays and Cole in it. Jane Doe was administered a “date rape” drug snuck into her drink almost immediately, possibly while still in the vehicle enroute to the nights “festivities”. In any case, she has no memories after being picked up. The first party of the night was at the home of Assistant Coach Rick Cameletti, where Michael Nodianos, Charlie Keenan, Cody Saltsman, and Anthony Craig were already engaged in heavy drinking and drug use. At this location Jane Doe was raped multiple times by Richmond and Mays and at least two other assailants from the “Rape Crew”. At that point the “party” went on the move. They first stopped at another Assistant Coach’s home, Coach Belerdine. Belardine was not at home but his son and daughter were. Jane Doe was again sexually assaulted at this party. They hit the road again with an unconscious Jane Doe in tow. While en route to Mark Cole’s house, Jane was again raped and sodomized in the back seat of a vehicle – and this was video recorded by Mark Cole who was in the front seat. Her attackers in the car were again Mays and Richmond. Once they arrived at Mark Cole’s house Jane Doe was carried to the basement where she was again raped multiple times by multiple attackers, one of which was Michael Nodianos. Also at the Cole residence, Jane Doe was orally raped by Trent Mays. Finally, having sated themselves and exhausted any further entertainment that Jane Doe could provide for these animals, she was unceremoniously dumped (still unconscious) onto the front lawn of the Cole residence – where at least one member of the “Rape Crew” proceeded to urinate on her. At some point in the early morning hours of August 12th, a still unconscious Jane Doe was transported to her home in West Virginia – where she was deposited on the front lawn of her families home. She was discovered there by her parents at dawn.

Hanikam Tue 08-Jan-13 14:31:35

Yanbu, heard rumours of frat house rape before, but this is sickening. They'll probably chalk it up to naughty boys sowing their wild oats as usual. Or blame the victim for allowing herself to get it in that state.
Have you noticed that rape is one of the few crimes where the victim is commonly blamed for enticement / dress code / behaviour / hanging with wrong crowd etc? Grrrrrrr

LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 14:34:07

She was lured to them, drugged, and taken, unconscious to multiple locations, raped in each, then abandoned, still unconscious and urinated on, on her parents' lawn, as revenge for splitting up with one of them How anyone could ever claim that as her fault I will never begin to imagine.

imogengladhart Tue 08-Jan-13 14:38:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ScrambledSmegs Netherlands Tue 08-Jan-13 14:39:43

Oh god, that's vile. Is anything actually being done to prosecute these rapists, and the people who've enabled/covered up their crimes?

Poor girl. 16 years old. So young sad

mindosa Tue 08-Jan-13 14:39:55

New York Times had a good article on this and given the level of outrage about India, I am surprised that this didnt receive more attention

veryworried29 Tue 08-Jan-13 14:41:33

Disgusting but you shouldn't have included all the lurid details.

ShamyFarrahCooper Tue 08-Jan-13 14:42:10

YANBU. My blood boils about this, all because the boys are 'sports stars'. Fucking shameful.

LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 14:42:36

One (or two?) charged as juveniles, only for rape not kidnap. hmm Not even the guy who admitted it on camera (who incidentally is an adult) - police claim to not be able to access the video - it's all over the net!

imogengladhart Tue 08-Jan-13 14:43:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 14:44:22

Why veryworried? Is it not important that this doesn't pass everyone by?

RalphGnu Tue 08-Jan-13 14:54:57

Absolutely horrifying. That poor, poor girl. sad angry

Flatbread Tue 08-Jan-13 14:59:52

Completely shocking! I am so, so angry too angry

JessicaMLH Tue 08-Jan-13 15:06:06

Absolutely disgusting, horrific, there just isn't a word to describe it angry

Poor poor girl. I'm just glad she was unconscious so hopefully doesn't remember any of it... Though maybe she could have fought back if conscious...though with that many men around, probably not sad

I am speechless and so angry.

I don't even have the words to describe how sickening that is. sad

Bump to keep active.

DesperatelySeekingSedatives Tue 08-Jan-13 15:24:40

I feel so sick after reading that. How can anyone think this poor girl brought this on herself?! That's what gets me. As for those adults and the rapists themselves I hope they get some sort of comeuppance and soon. But more than that I hope this girl gets justice. No one deserves this treatment, no one. These fucking disgusting pyschos need stopping because otherwise they will do this again and again, for as long as they get away with it.

There's some stuff I read or hear about that makes me genuinely terrified about the world my kids are growing up in and this is one of them.

Dahlen Tue 08-Jan-13 15:24:51

YANBU. Sickening, disgusting, completely unacceptable in a country that claims to be a egalitarian democracy.

Having been brought to public attention, I hope these sickening excuses for human beings suffer the public condemnation and legal consequences they deserve. And I include all those who have turned a blind eye to this and in doing so made themselves complicit.

LoopsInHoops Tue 08-Jan-13 15:28:41

Thanks for the petition links smile

DesperatelySeekingSedatives Tue 08-Jan-13 15:33:37

Signed the bottom petition and shared it on FB.

PessaryPam Tue 08-Jan-13 15:35:21

Anonymous are also active in hunting down and exposing paedophile rings on-line. I occasionally send them a sub.

MrsWolowitz Tue 08-Jan-13 15:38:06

Revolting little monsters angry

Booyhoo Tue 08-Jan-13 15:42:28

vile vile vile! that poor girl. just fucking atrocious. they all need to face charges for their part in that, including the officers that deleted evidence!

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