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India Gang-Rape Trial Begins

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The trial of five men accused of the brutal rape and murder of a 23-year old student in New Delhi has begun in a fast-track court for crimes against women. The start of the trial on Monday was delayed by more than an hour as defense lawyers argued that it should be open to the […]

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India’s Supreme Court to Hear Plea to Shift Venue of Rape Trial

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea requesting a change of venue for the trial for one of the six men accused in the brutal rape and murder of a woman last month in New Delhi. The New Delhi court said Monday it would agree to consider the request Tuesday. The lawyer for […]

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India Rape Case Fast-Tracked

Posted January 17th, 2013 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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In India, the case against five men accused of gang-raping a woman who died of her injuries has been sent to a special fast-track court. A magistrate in New Delhi announced Thursday that the first hearing in the case will be January 21st. A sixth suspect is under 18 and will be tried separately in […]

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India Police Arrest Six in Another Gang Rape Case

Posted January 13th, 2013 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Police in India say they have arrested six men accused of raping a woman after abducting her on a passenger bus, weeks after a similar gang rape of a female student shocked the nation. Authorities say the 29-year-old victim was the only passenger on the bus as she was travelling to her village in northern […]

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India Rape Lawyer Alleges Evidence Tampering, Coercion

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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The lawyer for three suspects arrested for a brutal gang rape trial in India says his clients will plead not guilty and he alleges that police used force to gain confessions from them. M.L. Sharma spoke to reporters Thursday on the way to a closed-door hearing in New Delhi. He says police manipulated the evidence […]

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Indian Rape Hearing Closed to the Public

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The court proceedings of five of the six suspects in a brutal gang rape in the Indian capital will be closed to the public. The magistrate hearing the case, Namrita Aggarwal, made the announcement Monday shortly after the suspects arrived for a court hearing in New Delhi. She said the next hearing will be on […]

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Indian Rape Hearing Closed to the Public

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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(( new info in lede, grafs 2-3) The court proceedings of five of the six suspects in a brutal gang rape in the Indian capital will be closed to the public. The magistrate hearing the case, Namrita Aggarwal, made the announcement Monday shortly after the suspects arrived at the fast-track court hearing in New Delhi. […]

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Indian Rape Hearing Closed to the Public

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The magistrate in India’s capital hearing the case of five of the six suspects in a brutal gang rape cleared the packed courtroom Monday, and said the proceedings will be closed to the public. She announced the closure shortly after the suspects arrived at a fast-track court Monday morning in New Delhi, saying noisy protests […]

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Indian Rape Hearing Closed to the Public

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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The magistrate in India’s capital hearing the case of five of the six suspects in a brutal gang rape cleared the packed courtroom Monday, and said the proceedings will be closed to the public. He announced the closure shortly after the suspects arrived at a fast-track court Monday morning in New Delhi. The hearing is […]

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Gang-Rape Suspects Appear in Indian Court

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Five of the six suspects in the Indian gang-rape case arrived at a fast-track court Monday in New Delhi. Indian authorities have charged the men with murder, rape, kidnapping and other charges in the December 16 attack. Officials say they will push for the death penalty if the men are convicted. Two of the accused, […]

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