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Father of Webcam Victim: Defendant Has No Remorse

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- The father of Tyler Clementi is telling a judge that the former Rutgers student who was convicted earlier this year of bias intimidation for using a webcam to spy on his son, deserves punishment.

The statements come during sentencing of Dharun Ravi.

Joe Clementi says Ravi saw his son as not deserving of basic human decency, and that he saw him as below him because he was gay.

He says Ravi "still does not get it" and has no remorse.

Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge after learning of the webcam.

His mother, Jane Clementi told the judge through tears: "I do not know what Tyler was thinking or why he did what he did since he did not tell us." She says they were very close but "even I had no idea of the despair and torment Tyler must have been feeling."

Ravi could get up to 10 years in prison, though prosecutors say they are not seeking the maximum.

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