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In pictures: Nova Scotians pay their respects to Rehtaeh Parsons at vigil

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Several hundred people attend a community vigil to remember Rehtaeh Parsons at Victoria Park in Halifax on April 11, 2013. The 17-year-old died by suicide after months of bullying that followed an alleged sexual assault.

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Many at the vigil held photocopied pictures of the 17-year-old girl and candles as music played in the background.

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The Nova Scotia government has come under criticism after Justice Minister Ross Landry initially ruled out the possibility of reviewing how the RCMP handled allegations that Rehtaeh was sexually assaulted in November, 2011.

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A couple comfort each other during the Rehtaeh Parsons vigil on April 11, 2013.

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Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter, centre, was one of several hundred people who attended the April 11, 2013, vigil for Retaeh Parsons.

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