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India Shuts Roads, Metro to Clamp Down on Rape Protests

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials closed roads and metro stations Monday in central New Delhi, in an effort to end massive demonstrations over last week’s brutal gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old student. Police barricaded roads leading to India Gate, an imposing Arc de Triomphe-style war memorial in the center of the Indian capital, which has become […]

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India Shuts Roads, Metro to Avoid Rape Protests

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials closed roads and metro stations Monday in central New Delhi, in an effort to put an end to the massive demonstrations about the brutal gang rape and beating last week of a 23-year-old female student. Police barricaded the roads leading to India Gate, an imposing Arc de Triomphe-style war memorial in the center […]

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India’s Prime Minister Appeals for Calm

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s prime minister called for calm and vowed to protect women Monday as he sought to tamp down growing public outrage over the gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old female student in New Delhi, India’s capital. Manmohan Singh, in a televised address, assured the nation that justice would be “delivered in this case” and […]

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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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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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