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India Erupts in Protest over Gang Rape and Murder of Dalit Teenager

HeadlineOct 01, 2020

In India, thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities around the country Wednesday after a 19-year-old gang-rape victim who died was cremated against the wishes of her family. The victim was from the Dalit community, one of the so-called lower castes. Her brother said four men arrested and charged with her rape and murder were all members of a privileged caste.

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