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September 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Mallika Kaur: Hangings won’t change India’s culture of rape, torture

Death penalty for sexual assault is reportedly a celebrated position in India right now. In a case that has captured both national and international attention, a judge sentenced four men to execution for the December 2012 rape and murder of a student in Delhi. The announcement last week was met with cheers by hundreds of people gathered outside the court.

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