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Double gang-rape convict Mohammed Salim Ansari looks out from a police van as he is taken to court in Mumbai on April 4, 2014. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Three men who raped Indian journalist last year sentenced to death; 24 men sentenced in 1996 case

Double gang-rape convict Mohammed Salim Ansari looks out from a police van as he is taken to court in Mumbai on April 4,... (more...)

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Man gets 30 years for confining woman to a room for 9 months, repeatedly raping her

Man gets 30 years for forcible confinement, rape, gang rape of a woman in India. IANS New Delhi – A court here has... (more...)

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Indian court convicts five men for gang raping two women in Mumbai’s Shakti Mills

Five men convicted for gang raping Mumbai photojournalist. Facebook photo ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI —... (more...)

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Pakistani girl forcibly married twice, gang raped and stripped naked in public to avenge brother’s elopement

A Pakistani girl was forced to marry twice, gang raped by husband’s family members, then stripped naked and tied to... (more...)

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Death penalty confirmed for 4 men convicted in fatal New Delhi gang rape case

Indian court confirms death penalty for fatal gang rape convicts in December 16 2012 New Delhi case. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty... (more...)

Leftist women activists carry posters as they shout slogans during a protest march against the gangrape and murder of a teenager, in Kolkata on January 3, 2014. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

Young Indian gang-rape survivor gang-raped again while under police watch

Leftist women activists carry posters as they shout slogans during a protest march against the gangrape and murder of a teenager,... (more...)

This undated combination image made of photos obtained by the Associated Press, shows convicted rapists, from left, Akshay Thakur and Vinay Sharma. AP Photo

Delhi’s fatal gang rape convicts claim innocence in alleged Dec. 16 robbery

This undated combination image made of photos obtained by the Associated Press, shows convicted rapists, from left, Akshay... (more...)

Indian Aam Admi Party (AAP) activists hold posters during a rally as they protest against the gangrape and murder of a teenager in Kolkata on January 5, 2014. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

Police arrest 7 in gang rape case in India’s West Bengal state

Indian Aam Admi Party (AAP) activists hold posters during a rally as they protest against the gangrape and murder of a teenager... (more...)

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Indian female politician may get sacked for comments that women may invite rapes with behaviour, clothes

An ndian female politician is under fire for her remarks that women may invite rape with their behaviour, clothes. Facebook... (more...)

Santhal tribal women sit in a doorway of a home in a village where a woman was gang raped, allegedly on the direction of a village council at Subalpur, in Birbhum district, about 180 kilometers (110 miles) north of Kolkata. AP Photo

India village councils under fresh scrutiny after gang rape

Santhal tribal women sit in a doorway of a home in a village where a woman was gang raped, allegedly on the direction of... (more...)

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Indian village elders ordered gang-rape of woman who fell in love with wrong man: police

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thirteen men arrested in the Monday night gang rape of a woman are produced at a court in Bolpur, West... (more...)

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Indian police arrest three more accused of gang raping Danish tourist in New Delhi

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three more accused of gang raping Danish tourist in India arrested. AP Photo/Altaf Qadri NEW DELHI —... (more...)

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