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WSF organisers regret the rape of woman delegate

The India Committee members of the WSF regretted the alleged rape of South African woman delegate in a Mumbai hotel.

india Updated: Jan 20, 2004 12:14 IST

The India Committee members of the WSF on Mondayregretted the rape of South African woman delegate by a fellow delegate in a hotel in south Mumbai.

Before the beginning of a seminar on 'Discrimination and Oppression' on Monday evening, the organisers regretted that an incident of this nature happened.

They also said that on Tuesday at 12:00 noon there would be a rally opposing the sexual harassment against women.

Earlier, in a press release also they said that they were shocked at the incident and they extend all their support to the delegate. They also demanded immediate action by the police.

First Published: Jan 19, 2004 21:13 IST