Kashmir erupts demanding justice for young rape victim

Source: Aljazeera

Activists say cases of rape and sexual violence on women are common as they decry ‘reluctant and delayed response’.

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Protesters demand justice after the murder of the eight-year-old girl [Jagadeesh NV/EPA-EFE]
Protesters demand justice after the murder of the eight-year-old girl [Jagadeesh NV/EPA-EFE]
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir have taken to the streets for a fourth consecutive day amid mounting anger over the gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim nomad girl.

Local medics told Al Jazeera on Thursday that at least 30 students were injured over the past two days during clashes with security forces in various parts of the restive region.

The demonstrators are demanding justice for the girl, whose killing sent shockwaves across the Muslim-majority region.

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