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Another year, another death of a gang rape victim in India

PUBLISHED January 2, 2014

On New Year's Eve, just as many of us were looking forward to toasting the end of the year with wine, family and friends, a 16-year-old girl died in Kolkata, India after reporting two brutal gang rapes. It first appeared that she had taken her own life given the sustained threats and abuse she had endured. But then reports emerged of police evidence that she was doused in petrol and set alight by two of her alleged attackers.

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