Documentary on deadly gang rape banned by India premieres in New York

March 10, 2015 5:50 AM

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NEW YORK – A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto.

The screening of "India's Daughter" at Baruch College began with a vigil as the Oscar-winner Streep lit about a dozen candles honoring the medical student who died after being gang-raped on a bus in 2012. Organizers said about 650 people attended the event.

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