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Indian Lawmakers in Uproar Over Attacks on Lower Castes

India's parliament was in uproar Wednesday after four men belonging to the low-caste Dalit community were beaten while trying to skin a dead cow in western India.   Lawmakers from the opposition parties shouted slogans while accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of failing to protect the Dalits, who belong to the lowest rung of Hinduism's caste hierarchy.   Videos of the four being stripped and beaten with sticks by men claiming to be cow protectors in...

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