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28 Dec 12 at 7 am

phototheatlantic:

In Focus: Violent Protests in India Over Rape Case

Last week, in New Delhi, India, news stories of a horrific gang rape spread quickly, igniting widespread outrage. A 23 year old woman was attacked by six men on a moving bus and brutalized for 45 minutes, in the most recent and alarming of several high-profile incidents. Protesters have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the growing incidence of rape, and its slow and ineffective prosecution. Riot police have responded, dispersing crowds with forceful tactics including water cannons, batons, and tear gas. India’s government has now ordered a special inquiry into the incident to identify any negligence or errors on the part of police. 

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01 Jun 12 at 7 am

fotojournalismus:

Hindu women at a temple in New Delhi after participating in a procession that was part of Ganga Dussehra, a major Hindu festival, May 31, 2012. Hindus celebrate Ganga Dussehra by worshiping the River Ganges, consider the holiest river.  

[Credit : Kevin Frayer/AP]

fotojournalismus:

Hindu women at a temple in New Delhi after participating in a procession that was part of Ganga Dussehra, a major Hindu festival, May 31, 2012. Hindus celebrate Ganga Dussehra by worshiping the River Ganges, consider the holiest river.  
[Credit : Kevin Frayer/AP]