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One year later, Indian activist's slaying still unsolved

Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices. Supporters and fellow activists gathered at 7:55 a.m. in the western city of Pune, on the spot where 68-year-old Narendra Dabholkar was shot by unidentified assailants while taking his ritual morning walk. In Mumbai, India’s financial capital, demonstrators sang folk songs, chanted “We are all Dabholkars” and renewed criticism of authorities for failing to solve the crime. Dabholkar’s killing highlights what activists describe as a worrying trend in...

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