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Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark

Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark

Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark DAKAR, Senegal — The most widespread demonstrations in Senegal in years continued for the third day on Friday, an expression of anger at the president, Macky Sall, and outrage at the arrest of the country’s leading opposition figure, …

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Christian Porter, Australia's Attorney General, Denies Rape Claim

Christian Porter, Australia's Attorney General, Denies Rape Claim

Christian Porter, Australia's Attorney General, Denies Rape Claim Christian Porter, Australia's Attorney General, Denies Rape Claim The cabinet minister offered his defense just two weeks after a separate case in which a government staff member said she was sexually assaulted in Parliament. Source link

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Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim

Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim

Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim In the days since all four women went public, Prime Minister Morrison has announced several inquiries into areas such as workplace culture, how sexual abuse accusations are handled by the government and what his own office knew about the alleged …

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Gérard Depardieu: French actor charged with rape, claims report

Gérard Depardieu: French actor charged with rape, claims report

Gérard Depardieu: French actor charged with rape, claims report Gérard Depardieu: French actor charged with rape, claims report French actor Gérard Depardieu has been charged with rape, claims a new report by the Agence France-Presse. On Tuesday (23 February), AFP reported learning of the charges from a judicial source close to the case. Depardieu is best known for his roles …

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Ex-Artistic Director of Greece’s National Theater Held After Rape Arrest Warrant

Ex-Artistic Director of Greece’s National Theater Held After Rape Arrest Warrant

Ex-Artistic Director of Greece’s National Theater Held After Rape Arrest Warrant Ex-Artistic Director of Greece’s National Theater Held After Rape Arrest Warrant ATHENS — The Greek police on Saturday evening arrested the former artistic director of the country’s prestigious National Theater, who has been the target of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment that have buffeted the Greek arts world …

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French TV Presenter Investigated Over Rape Accusations

French TV Presenter Investigated Over Rape Accusations

French TV Presenter Investigated Over Rape Accusations French TV Presenter Investigated Over Rape Accusations PARIS — Prosecutors in France have opened an investigation into rape accusations against one of the country’s best-known news presenters after a female writer said that he had sexually assaulted her. The investigation against the presenter, Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, was confirmed on Friday by the prosecutor’s …

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Conor McGregor, a U.F.C. Fighter, Sued in Ireland over Rape Accusations

Conor McGregor, a U.F.C. Fighter, Sued in Ireland over Rape Accusations

Conor McGregor, a U.F.C. Fighter, Sued in Ireland over Rape Accusations Conor McGregor, a U.F.C. Fighter, Sued in Ireland over Rape Accusations While in the penthouse suite, the woman said in the statement of claim that she was “beckoned” to the bedroom by McGregor, who asked her to perform a lewd act on him, which she refused. McGregor began kissing …

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Epstein Associate Is Charged With Rape of Minors in France

Epstein Associate Is Charged With Rape of Minors in France

Epstein Associate Is Charged With Rape of Minors in France Epstein Associate Is Charged With Rape of Minors in France PARIS — A former French modeling agent who was a close associate of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has been charged with rape of minors over the age of 15 and sexual harassment, the Paris prosecutor said on Saturday. The …

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Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent

Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent

Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent Denmark Toughens Rape Law to Include Sex Without Consent Denmark toughened its rape law on Thursday by criminalizing sex without explicit consent, a long-awaited victory for assault survivors and human rights groups. In order to bring a rape charge, the law previously required proof of violence, threat or evidence that the …

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Pakistan Overhauls Rape Prosecutions in Response to Highway Attack

Pakistan Overhauls Rape Prosecutions in Response to Highway Attack

Pakistan Overhauls Rape Prosecutions in Response to Highway Attack Pakistan Overhauls Rape Prosecutions in Response to Highway Attack KARACHI, Pakistan — When a top police official in the eastern city of Lahore said that a woman who was raped on a deserted highway was partly to blame for the attack, thousands of protesters swarmed city streets. Now, in response to …

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