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Hathras Rape: Protest Spreads Across Nation

Social activists and members of various political parties staged protests over the death of a Dalit woman who was raped by four men in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras on September 14.

September 30, 2020

All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) activists stage a protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, in Lucknow.

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Supporters of Congress party react as they are detained by police during a protest over the Hathras alleged gang-rape case, in Ahmedabad.

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Students of Jadavpur University during a protest rally against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras(UP), in Kolkata.

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Members of Trinamool Mahila Congress shout slogans during a protest rally against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Members of Trinamool Mahila Congress hold a banner and shout slogans during a protest rally against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Activists of Left Front and West Bengal Pradesh Congress in a joint protest rally against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Activists of Left Front and West Bengal Pradesh Congress in a joint protest rally against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Democratic Youth Front activists along with Dalit community members stage a 'rail roko' agitation demanding justice for the Hathras incident victim, in Solapur, Maharashtra.

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam women's wing Secretary Kanimozhi along with party workers holds a candle during a protest march over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, in Chennai.

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Students during a protest rally over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Kolkata.

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Citizen Forum activists hold placards and banners during a protest march over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras, in Amritsar.

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Police personnel try to stop Congress workers while they were on their way to Mahatma Gandhi statue during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Gurugram.

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Congress supporters being detained by police during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Surat.

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Chandni Chowk district Congress workers during a Satyagrah protest at Rajghat over Hathras incident, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers stage a protest demanding justice for the 19-year old Dalit woman of Hathras (UP), who died after being allegedly gang-raped, in Mumbai.

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Lawyers during a silent protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in Mumbai.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists raise slogans during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Hyderabad.

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NCP activists raise slogans during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Surat.

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TMC activists hold placards during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Kolkata.

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Activists of various organizations during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Kolkata.

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Activists light candles during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Gurugram.

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Shiv Sena party youth wing activists hold posters of Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his eyes covered with a face mask, during a protest condemning the alleged gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman, in Mumbai. Protestors have been demanding the dismissal of the government of the northern Indian state where the 19-year-old woman from the country's lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and later died in a hospital. Dalits, formerly known as “untouchables” and at the bottom of India’s Hindu caste hierarchy, are victims of thousands of attacks each year. According to human rights organizations, Dalit women are particularly vulnerable to caste-based discrimination and sexual violence.

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Social activists stage " Sandle and Candle' march to protest against the Hathras incident, in Bhopal.

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Activists light candles during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in UP's Hathras, in Bhopal.

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Activists hold placards during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Guwahati.

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Congress activists raise slogans during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Nagaon district.

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Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) members during a protest rally demanding justice for the Hathras victim, outside the gate of IIT Powai, in Mumbai.

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Members of various social organizations during a protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, at Leisure Valley Park in Gurugram.

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All India Democratic Women's Association members during a protest rally demanding justice for the Hathras victim, outside the gate of IIT Powai, in Mumbai.

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Samajwadi Party workers during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Varanasi.

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Members of various unions of class -4 employees of Punjab government burn effigy of UP CM Yogi Adityanath dring a protest demanding justice for Dalit woman victim of Hathras incident, in Patiala.

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Members of POW-PDSU shout slogans during a protest over alleged gangrape of a Dalit woman in UP's Hathras, in Hyderabad.

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An activist holds a placard during a protest against the gang rape and killing of a woman in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in Hyderabad.

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Activists shout slogans during a protest against the gang rape and killing of a woman in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in New Delhi.

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SFI activists during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, in Kolkata.

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SFI activists during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, in Kolkata.

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SFI activists during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel detain Samajwadi Party activists during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, in Lucknow.

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Members of various organizations hold placards during a protest over Hathras victim, in Mathura.

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Congress supporters on their way to Hathras along with party workers to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was murdered and gang-raped two weeks ago, after their vehicle was stopped by the authorities, at Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida.

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Residents and many social organisations members hold a candlelight protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, at Kabir Bhawan Chowk, in Gurugram.

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Congress activists stage a protest over the arrest of party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra while they were on their way to Hathras to meet the family of a Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago, in New Delhi.

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Congress activists stage a protest over the arrest of party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra while they were on their way to Hathras to meet the family of a Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped two weeks ago, in New Delhi.

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Members of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind hold a candlelight protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, in Kolkata.

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People hold a silent protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, at Carter Road in Bandra, Mumbai.

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Medics wearing PPE suits stage a silent demonstration demanding justice for the Hathras victim, at AIIMS, in Patna.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Samajwadi Party workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Members of Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) stage a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras, in Bengaluru.

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Samajwadi party workers during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras district.

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Members of AIAWU and AIKS burn a poster during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who was gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hyderabad.

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Members of the Valmiki community stage a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who murdered and gang-raped in Hathras, in Moradabad.

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Congress supporters stage a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who murdered and gang-raped in Hathras, in New Delhi.

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Members of the Valmiki community during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was brutally gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Mathura.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Congress workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Noida.

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Activists hold placards and light candles demanding justice for the Hathras gang-rape victim, outside CST, in Mumbai.

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All India Students Federation (AISF) activists hold placards and light candles demanding justice for the Hathras gang-rape victim, in Mumbai.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Congress workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Police personnel inspect the area after a protest against the state government over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was brutally gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hathras district. The woman died at Safdurjang hospital, in New Delhi, yesterday morning.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Samajwadi Party workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Activists of various organizations (SFI, DYFI & AIDWA) hold a candlelight vigil during a protest over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Vijayawada.

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Members of MMA Jauhar Fans' Association during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was brutally gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), at Kargil Park in Kanpur.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Samajwadi Party workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Congress activists hold a candlelight protest march demanding justice for Hathras rape case victim, in Shimla.

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National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists hold a candlelight march to pay homage to Hathras gang-rape victim, in front of Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.

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Members of All India Students Association (AISA) and Bhim Army detained by police during a protest against the death of a Dalit woman who was gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in New Delhi.

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Members of All India Students Association (AISA) and Bhim Army detained by police during a protest against the death of a Dalit woman who was gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in New Delhi.

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Members of All India Students Association (AISA) and Bhim Army detained by police during a protest against the death of a Dalit woman who was gang-raped in Hathras (UP), in New Delhi.

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Congress party supporters protesting against gang rape and killing of a woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district hold onto each other as Indian policemen try to detain them in New Delhi.

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Congress Party members stopped by police during their protest march over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in Varanasi.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) members stage a protest against the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in UPs Hathras, near UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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A Youth Congress party supporter protesting against gang rape and killing of a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district is detained by police, in New Delhi.

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Congress activists hold placards during a protest over a Dalit woman who was gang-raped and murdered in Hathras (UP) recently, in Moradabad.

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Activists of All India Democratic Students Organisation hold a demonstration demanding justice for gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in UP's Hathras, in Bhopal.

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Activists of Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) hold placards and a cutout of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a protest over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Kolkata.

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Delhi Police detain Youth Congress members during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Delhi Police detain Youth Congress members during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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AIDSO, AIDYO, AIMSS activists shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Kolkata.

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Delhi Police detain Youth Congress members during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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AIDSO, AIDYO, AIMSS activists shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Kolkata.

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AIDSO, AIDYO, AIMSS activists shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Kolkata.

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AIDSO, AIDYO, AIMSS activists shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Kolkata.

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AIDSO, AIDYO, AIMSS activists shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Kolkata.

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Activists of All India Students Association (AISA) raise slogans after being detained during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, outside UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Delhi police detain AISA activists outside UP Bhawan during their protest against the death of a Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in New Delhi.

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Activists of All India Students Association (AISA) detained outside UP Bhawan during their protest against the death of a Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in New Delhi.

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Activists of All India Students Association (AISA) shout slogans as they protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, outside UP Bhawan in New Delhi.

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UPCC President Ajay Kumar Lallu takes part in a candlelight protest march over the death of a Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, in Lucknow.

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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad along with party workers stage a protest outside Safdarjung Hospital over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in New Delhi.

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Congress activists protest against the death of Dalit woman in Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near GPO in Lucknow.

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Bhim Army workers stage a protest outside Safdarjung Hospital over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in New Delhi.

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Congress activists participate in a candle light protest over the death of the Hathras gangrape victim, at Safdarjung hospital in New Delhi.

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Bhim Army and Congress Party workers stage a protest outside Safdarjung Hospital over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in New Delhi.

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A Congress leader talks to the media while being detained by the police during a protest over death of the Hathras gangrape victim, at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Police detain Congress workers who were staging a protest over death of the Hathras gangrape victim, at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Police detain Congress activists during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Udit Raj (L) and other party activists raise slogans after being detained during a protest against the death of Dalit woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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