Conflict & Justice

India Clamoring for Justice Following Gang Rape

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Women participate in a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with a rape victim at India Gate in New Delhi December 21, 2012. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in various parts of the country to demand urgent action against the men who took turns to rape a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus on December 16, local media reports said. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)

A brutal gang rape and beating of a young woman on a public bus in India has the nation clamoring for justice. Marco Werman speaks with Rupa Jha who hosts a Hindi language program for the BBC about why this case has transfixed India.

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