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A 16-year-old girl in India who was raped twice died Tuesday night. She was first assaulted on October 26 and then again the next day by a group of more than six men near her family’s home in Madhyagram, India. The second rape occurred when she was returning home after reporting the first attack at a police station. On December 23, she was set on fire and died in a hospital on New Year’s Eve.

Activists gathered in Kolkata and New Delhi to protest the brutality committed. "We strongly believe that if your government had acted against the criminals … the subsequent horrific events would have been prevented and the young woman’s life could have been saved,“ the All India Democratic Women’s Association.

Read more at Al Jazeera.

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