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CNN Feels Sorry for Steubenville Rapists; World Can’t Believe its Ears

March 18, 2013

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 Source by Winston Ross Mar 18, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Since when do rapists get all the sympathy? After a CNN reporter seemed to side with the defendants, the critics called for blood. But CNN isn’t alone, writes Winston Ross. Rarely do rapists evoke such sympathy. After two teenagers were convicted on Sunday of raping […]

Community in shock after woman raped in Wallsend while walking home

March 16, 2013

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 Source By Sophie Doughty A woman was dragged into bushes and raped in Wallsend while walking home from a night out Police tape surrounds an area on Archer Street, Wallsend A community is today in fear after a woman was dragged into bushes and raped. The grassy bank that surrounds a Wallsend war memorial became […]

Police: NY man cut ankle monitor before killing mom, raping girl in carjacking

March 16, 2013

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Source Published March 16, 2013 Associated Press March 15, 2013: New York State Police investigate a car involved in a fatal carjacking on Verplank Road, Clay, N.Y. (AP) Probation officials are investigating how a man charged with possessing child pornography managed to cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet before carjacking a woman at a mall, […]

13-year-old raped by Facebook ‘friend’

March 16, 2013

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Source A teenager who befriended a 13-year-old girl through Facebook and later raped her was arrested in Samut Prakan early Saturday, police said. Pol Capt Ekapol Anupak, of Samut Prakan police, said he received a report at 12.30am that a man had broken into a house in Muang district and raped the house owner’s daughter. […]

Woman allegedly gang-raped on Indore bus, 3 arrested

March 16, 2013

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source Indore: A woman was allegedly gang-raped inside a public transport bus by its staff and their associate in Indore yesterday afternoon. Police said the woman took the private bus from Dewas, around 40 km from Indore. On entering the city, all passengers except her got off at Vijay Nagar. The driver then took the bus […]

Uber Limo Driver Allegedly Raped a 20-Year-Old Customer In D.C., But Won’t Be Prosecuted

March 15, 2013

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office said he is under investigation, but will not be charged. The Washington Post reports that a 35-year-old limousine driver named Anouar Habib Trabelsi allegedly raped a 20-year-old passenger. The woman used Uber’s smartphone app to e-hail a black car from outside a bar on U Street in December, which is when the alleged […]

KYRGYZSTAN: Rape Trial Spotlights Women’s Plight

July 20, 2012

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BISHKEK, Jul 20 2012 (IPS) – Allegations that a member of Kyrgyzstan’s KGB-successor agency organised the brutal rape of his wife have outraged women’s rights activists in Bishkek. But what rights defenders call an ordinary crime is having an extraordinary effect because of the victim’s response: she pressed charges. Nazgul Akmatbek kyzy has pursued her […]

HC raps headmistress for issuing transfer certificate to rape victim

July 19, 2012

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BANGALORE: Justice Ram Mohan Reddy on Wednesday disposed of a petition filed by a woman and her 13-year-old daughter, a victim of rape, after the headmistress of an Urdu high school in the city, and education department officials informed the court that she could continue her studies in the school. The judge took the authorities […]

Afghan prison chief jailed for raping teenage girl

July 17, 2012

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An Afghan woman walks as Kabul experiences its first snow fall of the winter, Afghanistan January 1, 2006. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood By Miriam Arghandiwal KABUL, July 17 (Reuters) – An Afghan prison chief was jailed for 16 years on Tuesday for raping a teenage girl, a rare show of justice for women in a country where […]

Girl Gang-Molested? Bring Out the Popcorn

July 17, 2012

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By Archana Jayakumar Pressing Matters Former newspaper journalist turned full-time freelancer reacts to media-covered occurrences that impress, amuse, bemuse, annoy, enrage… Image courtesy: © Thinkstockphotos/ Getty images A young Guwahati girl was recently stripped, thrashed and molested for 40 minutes in full public view. And such ‘incidents’ will continue. As long as we remain (a) […]