OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY: Strip Michael Colin Nodianos of his Ohio State Academic Scholarship

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Sally Meekin
7 years ago
This young man is an animal and should not be allowed to see daylight again

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Anita Kanitz
7 years ago
Rape and gang rapes are heinous men's crimes and must be punished with the maximum penalty!

One case of many cases:
Woman begs for captors to kill her in rape video causing outrage in Nigeria
Woman cries several times, assailants just laugh
Activists claim case highlights under-reported epidemic!
The victim was a victim of FGM too, so the rape was a cruel torture!
A woman who has been repeatedly raped begs her captors to kill her in a shocking video that has sparked outrage in Nigeria.
The assailants take turns to sexually abuse her in a university dormitory after promising to take her home. Each time she tries to stand up, they push her back down.
Local authorities have dismissed the 10-minute video, which first surfaced on the internet.

Victim: The gang rape of this woman in Nigeria was captured on video by the perpetrators who later posted it on the internet
But Nigeria's youth minister is calling for police to prosecute the men. Some Internet users disturbed by it are even offering rewards for information.
Activists in Nigeria say the video exposes an under-reported epidemic of rape in Africa's most populous nation, and they plan to march in the coming days to draw attention to the case.
'The perpetrators go further to record it and circulate it. It shows for me that they're daring society to take action on it,' said Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, the executive director of a Nigerian women's rights group called Project Alert.
'It shows that there's a high level of impunity.'
The video had circulated for weeks around the campus of Abia State University near Nigeria's southern oil-rich delta before being posted on the Internet.
It appears to take place in a single-room dormitory or student hostel.
The men taking turns raping the woman who repeatedly asks to go home. 'Please just kill me,' the woman cries several times. The men laugh.
Nigeria's Youth Minister Bolaji Abdullahi has issued a statement calling for the university and police to arrest and prosecute the men shown in the video, as well as offering assistance to the woman.
'The attitude of these men, if indeed they are young Nigerians, does not represent the character and nature of the Nigerian youth,' the minister said.
However, the university and state government officials have denied the video's authenticity and that it took place near or on school grounds, Effah-Chukwuma said.
Abia state police spokesman Geoffrey Ogbonna said that no one reported the rape to university officials or to any of the state's police precincts.

He said he searched for the video on the Internet only after hearing about it.
'From the look of things, I don't think such a thing happened,' Ogbonna said. 'All I know is that state command is not aware of such an incident.'
Rape is rarely reported to authorities in Nigeria — there were only 1,952 cases in 2009, according to federal police statistics posted on a website called Nigeria Police Watch.
However, a 2006 Amnesty International report said those numbers are believed to 'be sporadic, piecemeal and inconsistent' in a nation of 150 million people.
Nigeria's federal police force also remains largely incapable of investigating crimes, as its officers routinely harass motorists for bribes at checkpoints and arrest citizens randomly to collect so-called "bail money."
Activists say they fear for the woman shown being attacked in the video, who now may be shunned by those who can identify her face.
'Why should I come out and speak of my victimization when I'm going to receive secondary victimisation?' Effah-Chukwuma asked.
'The whole society blames (the victim).'

Rape is no fun for the victim, which is blamed in every country of the world but the fun of the rapists, because they can unpunished torture, rape and kill women, girls and childs. Thats a shame for all men worldwide!

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Louis Sanderson
7 years ago
People like this have no rights and no place in our society. He gave up his rights when he, scoffingly, allowed the rights of another to be taken away.

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Sarah Schulz
8 years ago
Because we need to end rape culture!

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J Steedman
8 years ago
Because he's a scum bucket. He knew a rape happened, didn't stop it or report it. All whilst wearing a University shirt. Unless all your students are rapists, probably a good point to expel this creep.

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priya p
8 years ago
This person may not have been actively involved in hurting the girl but he watched from the sidelines as a heinous act was committed and mocked the victim. His behavior does not warrant honor or ethics (at the risk of sounding judgmental, I'd say they set an example of a rather bad upbringing). I am not sure about the criteria on which OSU determines scholarships, but if one among them is capability of contributing to society and making it better, this individual is on the path to achieve quite the opposite.

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Sara Roach
8 years ago
This character should be taught a lesson.

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Karla Moreira
8 years ago
Because Michael Nodianos is a sad excuse of a meat suit.

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lesley taylor
8 years ago
He should not be rewarded for his behavior. Too many other deserving students should be given the money. He should have reported the crime.

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Rebecca B
8 years ago
NO RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE