India Dalit rape: Protesters and opposition defy restrictions

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    People in India are defying a protest ban in the state of Uttar Pradesh following the recent gang rape and death of two women from the marginalised Dalit community. The cases have reignited a national debate on sexual violence and a discriminatory caste system. But as Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports, it has also turned into a week of political attacks between the government and the opposition. –

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