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India study says sex attacks scared off tourists

India - AP

The rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi in December followed by two attacks on foreign female travelers has altered how tourists view India and led to a sharp fall in the numbers of foreign tourists, especially women, a study said....


India police arrest 5 in gang rape case

Police said they arrested five men Sunday in connection with the gang rape of a Swiss woman who was attacked in central India while on a cycling vacation with her husband.


Tourist gang-raped during cycling trip in India

Swiss Woman Gang-Raped in India

A Swiss woman who was on a cycling trip in central India with her husband has been gang-raped by eight men, police said Saturday. The attack comes three months after the fatal gang-rape of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus outraged Indians.


India rape suspect found dead in jail cell. Police say suicide; parents allege murder

India Gang Rape

One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Police say Ram Singh hanged himself. But his lawyer and parents claim he was murdered. "There was no reason for him to commit suicide. There is some foul play," Singh's attorney V.K. Anand said.


Indian panel pushes new laws after fatal gang rape

India: Rape

An Indian government panel recommended Wednesday the strict enforcement of sexual assault laws, a commitment for speedy rape trials and changes to the country's antiquated penal code to protect women in the wake of a fatal gang rape in New Delhi last month.


Indian police arrest 7 men in gang rape of a woman in Punjab state

Police in the northern Indian state of Punjab said Sunday that they have arrested seven men in the gang rape of a 29-year-old woman who was traveling alone on a bus, less than four weeks after the brutal rape of a woman on a New Delhi bus created a national outcry about the safety of women in public places.


Activists wary as India rushes to justice after gang rape

It's no surprise the Indian street wants faster, harsher justice for sexual crimes after a horrific gang rape that rocked the nation, but some activists worry the government will trample fundamental rights in its rush to be in tune with popular rage.


India rape victim's friend recounts ordeal


Companion of Indian woman who died from gang-rape says passersby ignored them.


National uproar over young woman's death triggers public conversation about rape


NEW DELHI — Hundreds of Indians poured into the streets of New Delhi on Saturday to mourn the death of a young woman who was gang raped nearly two weeks ago in an incident that triggered a national conversation about violence against women.


India rape victim dies in hospital

India Rape Victim

An Indian student who was left critically ill after being gang-raped on a Delhi bus has died, say doctors who were treating her in Singapore. "The patient passed away peacefully at 4:45am on 29 Dec 2012," a statement from the hospital said. The patient's family had been by her side, it added.


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