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            Kathua Rape Case

The Kathua rape case, on the abduction, rape, and murder of 8-year-old Asifa Bano of Bakarwal community in Rasana village, Jammu and Kashmir in January 2018, sparked countrywide outrage. Her body was discovered a week after her disappearance by villagers a kilometer away from where she lived. The incident made national news and charges were levied against eight men in April 2018. Arrest of the accused led to the protest by the political parties as well as the general public. These are photographs of a protest organized in Delhi at Jantar Mantar , India Gate and parts of Delhi through various kind of procession. It was difficult capturing these images with a melee of 40 photographers vying for the best image. The protest with dolls seemed appropriate for Asifa who was still young enough to be playing with dolls herself.

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