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Vigil held for gang-rape victim in Delhi

Women's groups join the vigil.

By Justin Salhani

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- In India, a vigil is being held across the capital, Delhi, in memory of a student who died a year ago after being gang-raped.

The rape shocked Indians, leading to nationwide protests and the introduction of tougher rape laws and special courts to handle suspects accused of rape.

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“Did I do the right thing by revealing the grisly details of that horrific crime,” the victim's male friend, whose name was withheld, told the Wall Street Journal. “Will people be able to believe in mankind’s goodness again?”

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