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Global Campaign Condemns Japanese Rape Videogame

World  (tags: rape, Japan, international, human rights, global campaign, government, ban )

- 3665 days ago -
An international human rights group has launched a global campaign demanding the Japanese government ban a video game in which players simulate the rape of a woman and her two daughters.


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Carole Sarcinello (338)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 9:51 am

What on earth is WRONG with these folks??? Certainly, there must be some law against advocating hate crimes!

. (0)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 10:14 am
These people are sick... they need to stop promoting violence against women in this way.. It violates women's rights and I find this offensive..

Eleanor B (909)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 10:16 am
It's shocking that this has been allowed. I hope the campaign to ban it is successful quickly!!

Amena Andersson (187)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 12:18 pm
Unbelievably horrible.

. (0)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 12:46 pm
good for you for exposing this crime especially poor children

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday May 7, 2009, 6:14 pm
Only sick minds can do a thing like that , awful !!

Brigitte T (69)
Friday May 8, 2009, 2:45 pm
"Earlier this year, U.S. Amazon Marketplace distributors decided to terminate sales of RapeLay due to the number of customer complaints received. However, the game continues to be sold and advertised on foreign Amazon sites, wrote journalist and activist Jenna Henry Hansen in The Huffington Post in March. "

What a disgrace!
and a reason to boycott those Amazon sites.

Thank you for raising awareness, Susty.

Ralph F (70)
Saturday May 9, 2009, 6:18 pm

Liz G (352)
Saturday May 9, 2009, 8:12 pm
This should be FRONT PAGE now! People should be made aware of this and BAN such games and also the foreign Amazon sites!

Liz G (352)
Saturday May 9, 2009, 8:17 pm
I put on my Twitter and Facebook profiles...hope it gets around!

Jessie Cross (295)
Saturday May 9, 2009, 11:11 pm
How shocking that they could even think of this - and that Amazon and others actually sell it. Some people's minds are so warped! I hope this gets taken care of very soon.

Winefred M (88)
Sunday May 10, 2009, 8:33 am
There are more of these games. Rest assure.

Mick Gill (119)
Sunday May 10, 2009, 9:01 am
these people have no moral committment to what is deemed a disgrace by the rest of the world no matter if it is women or children everone if thought of as fare game in there eyes and pocket, this must be stoped

Nancy Bell (2)
Sunday May 10, 2009, 9:03 am
It is not enough that Amazon has taken it off its US sites, if it continues to promote it in other countries. More letters need to be written to Amazon, deploring it for allowing such attacks to appear as "fun games" for profit. Naturally, their own wives and daughters are not the vitims, so disdain and disregard for other women are justifiable to them each time they cash another profit check. Shameless!!!
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