Cremation

Indian Woman Mistakenly Declared Dead, Burned on Funeral Pyre

24-year-old Rachna Sisodia, a student and newlywed, was tragically pronounced dead of a lung infection at a hospital in northern India on February 25. Even more tragically, there are claims the hospital declared her dead by mistake, and she was still alive when cremated the next day.

The body of Tapon Chakraboty, who was killed during a militant attack on a market at Balajan Tinali, is cremated at a cremation ground in the Kokrajhar district of Assam on August 6, 2016. The death toll from an attack in India's northeastern Assam state, where gunmen opened fire on …

Israel Court Allows Transgender Woman’s Cremation

JERUSALEM — The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family’s wishes, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled in documents obtained today.Before she killed herself earlier this month, May Peleg wrote in her will

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