Though the photos have been edited to protect the identities of those allegedly hazed, they show men covered in hot sauce, kneeling blindfolded in front of a swastika, chugging milk and vomiting on each other, and writhing on the floor covered in a powdered substance. The photos were sent to Sigma Pi nationals earlier this year by Hofstra and Sigma Pi alum Syed Ali John Mehdi along with a description of the alleged hazing he experienced as part of the spring pledge class. According to Mehdi, the photos and video are an accurate representation of his pledge process. Mehdi said others were forced to join him after failing questions about the brothers or the fraternity. Mehdi confirmed he sent the email with the alleged hazing photos to the national organization after he was kicked out of Sigma Pi. A police investigation is currently ongoing.
Horrifying Hazing Pics Will Make You Want to Lock Up Your Kids Forever
Elected officials and Pentagon leaders have tended to focus on the thousands of women who have been preyed upon while in uniform. But over the years, more of the victims have been men. On average, about 10, men are sexually assaulted in the American military each year, according to Pentagon statistics. Overwhelmingly, the victims are young and low-ranking. Many struggle afterward, are kicked out of the military and have trouble finding their footing in civilian life. For decades, the fallout from the vast majority of male sexual assaults in uniform was silence: Silence of victims too humiliated to report the crime, silence of authorities unequipped to pursue it, silence of commands that believed no problem existed, and silence of families too ashamed to protest. Women face a much higher rate of sexual assault in the military — about seven times that of men.
A Bunch Of Frat Daddies Shared Their Worst, Most Gruesome Hazing Stories With Us And GOOD GOD
When we talk about "hazing" in the media, it's usually in pretty abstract generalities—the victims were humiliated, beaten, forced to drink to excess, and so on—but there's nothing quite like a photograph to drive home just what something means. Basically they'll make you want to shoo all your kids back up into your womb and then spackle the sucker up tight. The teenagers were a part of a school spirit group called the "Naked Viks. James Walvatne said he was blindfolded on Monday night and then brutally beaten..
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