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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM urges calm amid gang-rape protests

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 02:57pm by AFP

    ... crimes following the gang-rape of a student. With large parts of central Delhi sealed off after a wave of violent protests, Singh said he understood the public’s anger over the “monstrous crime” ... and government over the gang-rape of the 23-year-old student in the capital and the surge of violence against women. Official figures show that 228,650 of the total 256,329 violent crimes recorded last ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Fear of sex attacks threatens tourism in India

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is simply not a safe destination, particularly for women. The fatal gang-rape of an Indian student in December shone a disturbing light on the levels of sexual violence and a series of subsequent ... had merely tried to wake up the victim in time for an early morning train. That incident followed a more serious incident on Friday night, when a Swiss tourist was gang-raped while ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Five confess to gang-raping Swiss tourist in India, say police

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 06:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Five villagers have confessed to gang-raping a Swiss tourist in central India, police said on Sunday, in an incident that has renewed focus on the rampant ... the woman and robbing the pair, police said. “We have detained five men and they have confessed to gang-raping the woman and attacking her husband,” local police official M.S. Dhodee said. Police ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    US tourist gang-raped in northern India after hitching ride

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi US tourist gang-raped in truck after accepting lift An American tourist was raped by a truck driver and two other men after hitching a ride in the north ... the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, a crime that brought simmering anger among women to the surface. Kumar said medical tests confirmed the tourist was raped and police were ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Court lifts gag order on India gang rape trial

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:57pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi A defence lawyer says an Indian court has ruled that the media should be allowed to cover the trial of four men accused in the gang rape and fatal beating ... that gag order Friday and decided to allow media coverage of the proceedings. The rape had sparked protests across India demanding stronger protection for women. The interest in the trial ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Five accused men in India plead not guilty to gang rape

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 08:10pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Five men pleaded not guilty after being formally indicted on Saturday in a special court on 13 charges, including rape and murder, in the fatal gang rape ... set off nationwide protests, sparking a debate about the treatment of women in India and highlighting the inability of law enforcement agencies to protect them.   ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Suspect in India gang rape to be tried as juvenile

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 07:19pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi A juvenile court ruled on Monday that a suspect in the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month was a juvenile at the time of the attack. ... and a male friend on a bus as it was driven through the streets of India’s capital. The woman was raped and assaulted with a metal bar and eventually died of her injuries. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Justice in India hindered by overloaded legal system

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:34pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Corruption and a shortage of judges is slowing down the legal process The government promised swift justice after the gang rape of a young university student ... that she died two weeks later at a Singapore hospital. The four adult defendants all face charges of gang rape, murder and kidnapping and are likely to face the death sentence if convicted. A fifth ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Trial in India gang-rape case opens in New Delhi

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 02:26pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi The trial of five men charged with the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus began in a closed courtroom on Thursday with opening arguments by the prosecution lawyers in a special fast-track court set up just weeks ago to handle sexual assault cases. The brutal attack last month set off protests across India and opened ...

  10. News - World

    Indian gang-rape victim shares US courage awards

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 10:12am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France Presse in Washington The Indian gang-rape victim whose brutal death shocked the nation and the world was among nine women honoured by the United States on Friday ... to the ceremony that was read out by Kerry. “While her end was horrendous, her case is imparting strength to all women to fight and to improve the system. Women in India and the rest of the world refuse ...




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