India rape case
Jan 17, 2014 — The .32-caliber weapon comes amid a spate of reports about rapes in the country. The gun is named for the victim of a 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi. But reaction to the Nirbheek has been mixed.
Jan 15, 2014 — The attack in the heart of the city is the latest bringing global focus to sexual violence in India. Police say the 51-year-old woman had asked for directions from a group of men, who lured her to a secluded place and then robbed, beat and sexually assaulted her at knife-point.
Sep 13, 2013 — The brutal attack shocked the nation and led to changes in India's laws about violence against women and sexual assault.
Sep 11, 2013 — Prosecutors are asking for the death penalty for the four men convicted of the New Delhi gang rape that took the life of a 23-year-old woman last December. The case has stirred the conscience of the nation over the treatment of its women.
Sep 10, 2013 — In a case that grabbed international attention, a 23-year-old Indian woman died last year after she was brutally raped aboard a moving bus in New Delhi.
Sep 10, 2013 — After a young woman and her male friend were lured onto a bus by the promise of a ride, she was gang raped and he was beaten. The woman later died. The crime shocked Indians, sparked protests and led to new laws about sexual offenses. The four men who've been convicted may be executed.
Aug 31, 2013 — The man, who was 17 when the crime took place, is one of six accused in a case that has shocked the nation and sparked international outrage.
May 17, 2013 — Following her brief testimony, she broke down and pleaded with the court, "Please bring justice for my daughter." Meanwhile, lawyers for the accused say their clients have been "tortured" since the beginning of the trial.
Mar 10, 2013 — The Associated Press is reporting that police officials say that the main suspect in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus committed suicide in jail on Monday.
Jan 22, 2013 — One of the men accused in the case that has provoked outrage across India has asked that the trial be moved out of New Delhi. The December rape and killing of a young woman put a harsh spotlight on the issue of violence against women in India.