Jyoti Singh Pandey
Summary: Indian pre-medical student who had been hospitalized on life support in extremely critical condition for more than a week from many internal injuries, including a severe multiple organ failure and brain damage, sustained in a gruesome gang-rape incident on Dec. 16, 2012 as she and a male companion had boarded a public bus that was reportedly being driven as an unauthorized joyriding by a group of six men outside a South Delhi movie theater, in which the brutal attack had subsequently generated international coverage as protesters demanding stronger protection for women and the death penalty from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day across India.
Cause of Death: Complications from multiple organ failure
Born: circa 1989
Died: December 29, 2012