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Secret Cremation for Gang-Rape Victim Sparks Anger Against Indian Government

World  (tags: world, politics, news, India, women's rights, society, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1971 days ago -
A young woman who died after being gang raped and beaten on a bus in India's capital was cremated Sunday amid an outpouring of anger by Indians demanding greater protection for women.

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Sheila S (50)
Monday December 31, 2012, 7:57 am
Thanks for the update Cal! The headline (actually from CS Monitor) is misleading. It gives the impression people were rioting because of the secret cremation. I thought they wanted to pay respects by having a public service, but that is not the case. It seems to me that the time for protests is over, or should at least abate for a period. The nation should be in mourning, just as the US did for the innocent school children and teachers that were massacred. "To everything there is a season..."

pam w (139)
Monday December 31, 2012, 9:18 am
Perhaps the terrible ending of her life will be a beacon for ACTION in India!

I hope so.

Carol H (229)
Monday December 31, 2012, 6:26 pm
very sadly noted

jaya Sinha (26)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 2:57 am
Incredible India!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 5:54 am
Thanks for an update, hopefully it will lead to something positive.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 12:19 pm
Thanks for the update.

Winn A (179)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 12:42 pm
very sad

Laura Hidalgo (5)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:47 pm

Jane Mckenzie (20)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 4:58 pm
The shame should not be with this poor woman, or her family. The shame should be felt by those who did the act or failed to prevent it.

Amanda A (201)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 6:15 pm
My stomach is in knots over this story. So sad this these horrors are such a reality for so many around the world. Always, in my prayers.

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:03 pm
So Sad. Thanks Cal

Leanne B (46)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:54 am
Very sad women and girls face so much violence.

robert zank (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:59 am
guess the elite is allowed to do anything,
who protects us from corrupt governments? the police? the law? military? perhaps the internet?
must see:

Carol C (97)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:26 am
Poor girl! I will never forget this story.

Suzanne L (99)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:46 am
So much anger and violence reverberating. The person who suggested "look within" to the roots of mysogeny is right on.

Nola g (5)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:45 pm
Never ever go to india women. So sad.

Melania Padilla (122)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:25 pm
So sick of this! So sick of all violence against women around the world, this is so wrong!!
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