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15 Most Brutal Rape Punishments Around The World

Rape is considered the most offensive crime in every society. Rape victims are often looked down in the society and had to suffer mental torture without any fault of her/him. This horrific impact of physical and mental assault often ruin the life of a victim.
Different governments across the globe came up with strong laws against sexual assault to make their country a safer place for their citizen and to make sure no one who indulged in this heinous crime could roam free.  Here are the most brutal rape punishments of different countries around the world.

1. China



The meritocratic leadership of China punishes the rapist straight away with a death sentence and in some scenarios rapist are also punished by the mutilation of their genitals.

2. Iran

In Iran, the rapist is either hanged or shot to death in public. Sometimes the guilty escapes the death penalty by the premission from the victim but is still liable for 100 lashes or life imprisonment.

3. Netherlands

Any kind of sexual assault, even inlcuding a french kiss without the consent of one is considred a rape in Netherlands. The rapist is punished with imprisonment ranging from 4 to 15 years depending on the age of convict.

Even a sexual assault on a prostitute will lead to an imprisonment of 4 years in Netherlands whereas most of the countries are not concerned about the sexual assault on prostitutes.

4. France


In France, the rapist is punished with 15 years of jail time with torture which can be extended to 30 years or lifetime imprisonment depending upon the extent of damage caused to the victim.

5. North Korea


Ruled by the fanatic dictator, North Korea too has no leniency for the crime like rape. Instant justice is given to the rape victim by shooting the rapist in the head by a squad.

6. Russia



In Russia, the convict has to serve a term of imprisonment for 3+ years which can go up to 30 years depending on the harm done to the victim.

7. Afghanistan


Justice is given to the victim in Afghanistan in just four days by shooting the rapist in the head.

8. Norway


In Norway, the rapist is punished with the detainment of 4 to 15 years, depending upon the degree of damage to the victim.


9. The USA


The USA has two kinds of law - state law and federal law. If the rape case falls under the category of federal law, then the rapist is awarded with 30 years of imprisonment. Though state laws of rape punishments differ from state to state.

10. India


India made its rape punishment laws even stronger after the Anti-Rape Bill passed in 2013. The rapist is either given an imprisonment of 14 years and in rarest of the rarest case, the rapist is hanged to the death.

11. Saudi Arabia



If a person is convicted of rape, then he is executed in public within days of the trial.
So, these were the most brutal rape punishments in the world.

12. Egypt


In Iran, the rapist is hanged in front of public so that public become more aware of the consequence of this heinous crime.


13. Israel


In Israel, the rapist gets imprisoned for minimum four years and a maximum of 16 years.

14. UAE


In UAE, the punishment of sexual assault or rape is death by hanging. There is no compensating, you rape you die within 7 days.

15. Greece


In Greece, the rapist is punished with incarceration. So these are the most brutal rape punishments around the world.

CREDIT: WittyFeed.

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