Seven charged in Rio de Janeiro gang-rape case

Six men and a boy were charged on Friday with raping a 16-year-old girl and posting videos and pictures of her on the internet, Rio de Janeiro police said in a statement. The case has sparked a debate about sexism and violence in Brazil and added to security concerns ahead of Rio’s hosting of the Summer Olympics in August. The lead investigator in the case that shocked Brazilians, Cristiana Bento, sent her conclusions to Brazilian prosecutors on Friday.

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