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Police Clash with Rape Protesters

Posted December 23rd, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Police in India’s capital Sunday used tear gas and water cannons for a second day on demonstrators who are demanding speedy action against the six detainees accused of a gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old female student. Sonia Gandhi, chief of the ruling Congress party, emerged from her residence after midnight to talk to […]

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Police Clash with Rape Protesters

Posted December 23rd, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in India’s capital Sunday used tear gas and water cannons for a second day on demonstrators who are demanding speedy action against the six detainees accused of a gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old female student. Sonia Ghandi, chief of the ruling Congress party, emerged from her residence after midnight to talk to […]

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Gandhi Meets Delhi Rape Protesters

Posted December 23rd, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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India’s ruling Congress party chief has met with protesters demonstrating outside her New Delhi residence about the recent gang rape of a female student. Sonia Gandhi met early Sunday with the demonstrators who are demanding that action be taken against the rapists. Police have arrested all six suspects. Police said Sunday they have banned protests […]

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Candlelight Vigil Held for India Gang Rape Victim

Posted December 22nd, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Title: INDIA PROTEST 1st UPD – V HEAD: Candlelight Vigil Held for India Gang Rape Victim DATE: 12/22/2012 PUBLISHED AT: Saturday, December 22, 2012 7:34:27 PM NUMBER: 3873884 AUDIO: VIDEO: ATTACHED BELOW WEB: TYPE: CN )) Protesters in India’s capital have held a candlelight vigil Saturday for a 23-year-old female student who was gang raped. […]

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Indian Police Tear Gas Gang Rape Protest

Posted December 22nd, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Title: INDIA PROTEST – V HEAD: Indian Police Tear Gas Gang Rape Protest DATE: 12/22/2012 PUBLISHED AT: Saturday, December 22, 2012 4:27:02 AM NUMBER: 3871031 AUDIO: VIDEO: ATTACHED BELOW WEB: TYPE: CN )) Police in India’s capital have used tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who assembled for a second day to demand justice […]

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Indian Govt Vows Action Following Brutal Gang Rape

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials are vowing to take measures to better protect women following the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a bus in the capital. Police have so far arrested five people in connection with Sunday’s attack and said Friday that they are searching for a sixth assailant. The suspects are accused of rape […]

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Wounded Pakistani Girl: College Shouldn’t be Renamed in My Honor

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani girl who was seriously wounded by the Taliban says a decision to rename a girls’ college in her hometown in her honor should be reversed. Fifteen-year old Malala Yousafzai was returning from school in Pakistan’s northwestern Swat Valley in October when Taliban gunmen shot her, saying she had spoken out against the militant […]

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Indian Protesters Demand Action Against Rapists

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters in India’s capital have staged a demonstration to demand strong action against the six men accused of gang raping and torturing a 23-year-old woman, a crime that has sparked outrage across the country. The demonstrators marched Friday in New Delhi to seek justice for the rape victim who has been hospitalized with […]

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Fresh Attacks on Polio Workers in Pakistan

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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World health officials have suspended a polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan, after a series of attacks on polio workers left at least eight people dead. The World Health Organization and UNICEF directed health workers to stop the nationwide vaccination program, on Wednesday, after unidentified gunmen opened fire on members of at least three more polio […]

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Fresh Attacks on Polio Workers in Pakistan

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say unidentified gunmen launched a fresh spate of attacks on polio workers on Wednesday, after six workers involved in United Nations-backed polio vaccination efforts were killed, earlier this week. Authorities say one person was wounded after gunmen opened fire on a polio team in the northern city of Peshawar. Officials say two other […]

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