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Canada's indigenous peoples seek papal apology at Vatican for residential schools

March 27, 2022 9:22 pm

More than 30 indigenous elders, residential schools survivors and young people will meet him several times at the Vatican between Monday and Friday in what Canada's Catholic Church has called a process of healing and reconciliation.

Probe: Catholic Church in France had 3,000 child abusers

October 04, 2021 10:47 pm

The independent commission's president said 22 cases have been forwarded to prosecutors for alleged crimes that can still be pursued.

NY let childhood sex abuse victims sue; 9,000 went to court

August 14, 2021 12:53 pm

The tsunami of litigation surprised even some of the lawyers who work regularly with alleged abuse victims.

After criticism, Apple to only seek abuse images flagged in multiple nations

August 14, 2021 9:52 am

Apple said last week that it will check photos if they are about to be stored on the iCloud online service, adding later that it would begin with just the United States.

Apple to scan US iPhones for images of child sexual abuse

August 06, 2021 8:12 am

Tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Facebook and others have for years been sharing digital fingerprints of known child sexual abuse images. Apple has been under government pressure for years to allow for increased surveillance of encrypted data.

Slapped by step-father, two-year-old dies in Mumbai

March 08, 2021 7:23 pm

On March 4, at 8.30 am, Shifa was playing near the door and urinated. "Seeing her urinate, Arif slapped her on the face," Razia told the police in her statement.

UP: Police say ex-BJP leader arrested on charges of child sex abuse operated betting racket too

January 18, 2021 6:29 pm

The ex-BJP leader Ram Bihari Rathore had been involved in various criminal and anti-social activities for the past six-seven years, a senior police official said on Monday.

Gujarat: Man held for ‘molesting daughter, torturing wife’

December 29, 2020 11:39 pm

According to the police, a total of four FIRs were lodged against the accused on Sunday and Monday after his wife made a distress call on 108 mahila helpline number.

Child trafficking racket: Five couples get custody of children in Mumbai

December 09, 2020 1:37 am

Six children had been staying at an adoption centre in Mumbai for over a year after they were rescued by the police last July. The rescued children were all boys and aged between 18 months and seven years.

CBI arrests UP engineer for sexually abusing children, selling their porn videos

November 18, 2020 1:02 pm

CBI sources said he was arrested from Banda after days of surveillance. They alleged that he had been indulging in this activity for the past 10 years and had victimised at least 50 children. The accused allegedly filmed all sexual acts and sold videos and photographs on Darknet.


SC orders Parliament to discuss chemical castration for child abusers

January 11, 2016 10:42 am

New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.