Tag: rape

Cop Accused of Raping Women on Patrol

A police officer in Oklahoma City was arrested on Thursday after being accused of sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol. The officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, was a three-year veteran and is being held on $5 million bond. He is charged with rape, oral sodomy, and sexual battery. Police believe there are more victims…

6-year-old girl raped in Indian school

Police in India say a 6-year-old girl was raped in a school by 2 staff members in the southern city of Bangalore, though no arrests have been made parents are protesting at the school. Photo: File photo of an anti-rape protest in Delhi (AFP) [bbc news]

Angelina Jolie urges end to war-zone rape at London summit

Angelina Jolie gave an impassioned plea Tuesday for an end to rape and sexual violence as a tactic in war, warning that unless something is done โ€œthis evil will continue to ruin the lives of millions of people.โ€ "The use of rape as a weapon is one of the greatest injustices of our time"- Angelina…

Police: Indian Woman Gang-Raped By 13 Men On Orders Of Village Court

A 20-year-old woman has been left fighting for her life in hospital today after a kangaroo court in India ordered her to be gang-raped for having an affair with a youth from another village. The brutal punishment was allegedly carried out by the very same โ€˜courtโ€™ which found her guilty in a village near Suri…

Hackers Target Town After Missouri Rape Case Is Dismissed

The Internet activists known as Anonymous says it is targeting a rural Missouri town of Maryville after the Kansas City Star published a powerful examination of a possible rape case that went unprosecuted by local authorities. Anonymous released a statement on Monday in which a synthesized voice warns Mayor Jim Fall and other officials to…

Report: Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation Possible Cause Of Death For Castro

A report released today from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says authorities are considering auto-erotic asphyxiation as the potential cause of convicted kidnapper Ariel Castroโ€™s death. The report also said prison guards failed to check on Castro in his cell on the night he died. Read the full report. read more at cnn…

15-Year-Old Audrie Pott Commits Suicide After Being Sexually Assaulted

Once again, a teenage girl has become a victim of assault by a group of teenage boys. This time, the incident resulted in suicide. In Northern California, three 16-year-old boys have been arrested. They are charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl named Audrie Pott, causing her to hang herself 8 days after the attack…

Woman Hanged From Tree in India

Police in Bihar found a 45-year-old mother of four children hanging from a mango tree by her sari on Sunday. Though they are still investigating, there is evidence that she was sexually assaulted and that there was more than one attacker. The incident came days after a 29-year-old woman riding on a bus was raped…

India Gang-Rape Accused Appear In Court

Five men accused of the gang rape and murder of an Indian student appeared in court on Monday to hear charges against them, after two of them offered evidence possibly in return for a lighter sentence in the case, which is at the center of a global outcry. The five men, along with a teenager,…

5 Suspects Charged In New Delhi Gang Rape

Five men have been formally charged in court with the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old Indian physiotherapy student. The Dec. 16 attack on the student and a male companion has provoked protests in new Delhi and fueled a nationwide debate about sexual crimes in India. A sixth accused is under 18 and will…