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India: Another horrific gang-rape must be investigated

Headline Title:  India: Another horrific gang-rape must be investigated 23 January 2014 Authorities must investigate the alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, on 20 January 2013 and bring to justice those responsible, Amnesty International said. The adivasi woman was allegedly gang-raped by 13 men on the orders of a khap panchayat - an unelected all-male village council - as punishment for falling in love with a Muslim man.   Divya Iyer, Senior Researcher, Amnesty International India said:   "The West Bengal police must thoroughly…

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