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Banned India Rape Documentary Shown in US

A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto. The screening of “India's Daughter” at Baruch College began Monday with a vigil as Oscar-winner Streep lit about a dozen candles honoring the Indian medical student who died after being gang-raped on a bus in 2012. Organizers said about 650 people attended the event. “Tonight we light these candles to honor the value and the work...

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