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Palestine murder highlights violence against women (Palestine)

August 3, 2012

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  Source: The Himalayan     AP Palestinian women hold signs in Arabic that read, “protecting women from violence is an official (authorities) and social responsibility,” right, and “shame on us. We Palestinians for killing our women,” left, during a demonstration protesting violence against women held at the spot where a woman’s throat was allegedly […]

UAE judge acquits Indian man of attempted rape, women angry (United Arab Emirates)

July 30, 2012

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Source Women in UAE face uphill battle against sexual violence. DUBAI: Dubai court has acquitted an Indian national of attempted rape of a Filipina housemaid, but was sentenced to one month in jail for trespassing. The court’s ruling cited a lack of corroborated evidence, making it impossible to convict the man of attempting to rape […]

Sexual assault: Four men remanded to police for three days (Pakistan)

July 28, 2012

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Source “The woman was sexually assaulted for three days before the suspects abandoned her in a field near her home,” FIR. PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD: Four people arrested in a sexual assault case were on Friday remanded into Thikriwala police’s custody for three days. Two of them were arrested on Friday and the others after the registration […]

Crime against women: Man held for sexual assault, kidnapping (Pakistan)

July 27, 2012

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By Kashif Zafar Woman’s husband says police reluctant to proceed, his complaint registered three days after his wife, child were released. PHOTO:FILE RAHIM YAR KHAN: Zahir Peer police have arrested a man on charges of kidnapping a woman and sexually assaulting her for eight days. The FIR registered in the matter accuses the suspect of detaining […]

Patna girl raped by classmates, MMS circulated (India)

July 26, 2012

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Source: IBN LIVE Video 274996-3-232.html Patna: In a horrific incident in Patna, a young girl was gangraped by her boyfriend and his classmates. And what’s worse was that the heinous crime was shot on a camera and circulated on MMS. Though the incident happened almost a month back, the police have not taken any action […]

Rape victim’s father tries to immolate himself (India)

July 26, 2012

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byadminonJuly 26, 2012with1 CommentsinNational News,News 1 Rape victim’s father tries to immolate himself. New Delhi: A man from Aligarh on Thursday tried to immolate himself at Vijay Chowk here after he failed to get justice for his minor daughter, who was allegedly raped by an influential person of his locality four months ago, police said. Frustrated […]

70 Years old woman killed for alleged witchcraft (Nigeria)

July 25, 2012

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Source:Decoblog 70 Years old woman killed for alleged witchcraft EKITI State government is sad over the killing in Omuo Ekiti of a seventy-year old woman identified as Madam Rebecca Adewunmi accused of witchcraft. The daughter of the deceased woman, Mrs. Grace Smith, said some youths in the community conspired to kill her mother. Gracee Smithy […]