The scene at a candle light vigil earlier this month in New Delhi. Those gathered want the men accused in a brutal rape and murder to be punished, and they want violence against women in India to stop.
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India's Supreme Court will hear a petition Wednesday on behalf of one of the defendants in the New Delhi rape and murder case that has provoked mass protests in that nation. One of the accused, Mukesh Singh, has asked to remove the case from the capital on the grounds that the atmosphere is too charged to ensure a fair trial.