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Journalist’s monthslong hunger strike points to perils of reporting in Morocco

July 04, 2021 10:33 am

A little over a year ago, Soulaimane Raissouni was arrested at his home in Casablanca after accusations of a sexual assault — allegations that he says are false and trumped up to intimidate him.

Bill Cosby's sex assault conviction overturned by court

July 01, 2021 7:29 am

Cosby was arrested in 2015, when a district attorney armed with newly unsealed evidence — the comic's damaging deposition testimony in a lawsuit brought by Constand — brought charges against him days before the 12-year statute of limitations ran out.

UP: 13-year-old gang-raped in Mahoba, health worker gives abortion pills

June 28, 2021 6:45 pm

Three of the four men who allegedly raped the girl have been arrested along with the health worker, the police said.

In major shift, Pentagon chief backs changes to sexual assault prosecutions

June 23, 2021 11:30 am

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he would brief President Joe Biden on the recommendation from an independent commission on sexual assault established by the Pentagon.

Gujarat: Woman held for ‘abducting and sexually assaulting’ boy

June 12, 2021 3:14 am

Police said the boy went missing on May 25 from Anand and an abduction FIR was lodged in this matter against unknown persons by his parents on May 27.

Week after allegation of sexual assault on patient, 4 Prayagraj hospital docs booked

June 10, 2021 5:45 am

The victim died on Tuesday during treatment at the hospital, which comes within the ambit of the City Kotwali police station.

Gordon Ramsay's daughter opens up on being diagnosed with PTSD after sexual assault

May 29, 2021 11:53 am

Speaking on her 21 & Over podcast, which focuses on mental health, Holly Anna Ramsay expressed she took almost a year to tell her family about the attacks

Tejpal case: Bombay high court asks sessions court to redact references to victim's identity in judgment

May 27, 2021 1:28 pm

A vacation bench of Justice S C Gupte was hearing an appeal filed by the Goa government, challenging the May 21 judgement passed by sessions judge Kshama Joshi acquitting Tejpal in the case.

Tamil Nadu to set up committee in schools for sexual assault complaints, review online class guidelines

May 27, 2021 11:46 am

Addressing reporters in Chennai, the Education Minister said the police department are carrying out the investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against a teacher of a private school and they will initiate necessary action.

Acquitting Tejpal, court: Woman did not behave like sexual assault victim

May 26, 2021 7:38 am

Ruling there was no medical evidence and there were “facts” that “create doubt on (her) truthfulness,” the court said the woman’s messages to the accused “clearly establish” that she was neither “traumatised nor terrified” and this “completely belies” the prosecution's case.


What Donald Trump has said about men accused of abuse

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.