Neymar denies rape of a Nike employee

Brazilian soccer player Neymar hit back at sportswear maker Nike Inc (NKE.N) on Friday, saying the company's statement that it terminated an endorsement deal because he refused to cooperate with an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a Nike employee was "an absurd lie". Neymar Jr at PSG In a story first reported by the Wall … Continue reading Neymar denies rape of a Nike employee

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Alleged victims of sexual abuse speak out against T.I. and Tiny Harris

Three other women have stepped forward with claims of sexual abuse against T.I. and his alleged accomplice, Tameka “Tiny” Harris. These quite disturbing claims from some unnamed women describe the hip-hop couple as “heartless”. T.I. and Tameka are strongly denying the accusations. Representative for attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn told PageSix that an additional three women … Continue reading Alleged victims of sexual abuse speak out against T.I. and Tiny Harris

Gangraped CBS News reporter blames global media for downplaying the attack in Egypt

Former CBS News reporter Lara Logan was gangraped "with flagpoles and sticks" while covering the Arab Spring in Egypt nine years ago, she says in a new interview. Logan was in Cairo covering the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak when she was brutally attacked by a group of men on Feb. 11, 2011. Image shows … Continue reading Gangraped CBS News reporter blames global media for downplaying the attack in Egypt

Sordid tales of child molestation in Pakistan’s religious schools

Muhimman proudly writes his name slowly, carefully, one letter at a time, grinning broadly as he finishes. He’s just 11 years old and was a good student who had dreams of being a doctor. School frightens him now. Earlier this year, a cleric at the religious school he faithfully attended in the southern Punjab town … Continue reading Sordid tales of child molestation in Pakistan’s religious schools

‘Allah allows women to be raped’ for a reason, Islamic scholar claims

An Islamic scholar has allegedly claimed that rape is permissible. Saud Saleh, who is a professor in Cairo, Egypt, allegedly argued that Allah permits sexual violence between Muslim men and non-Muslim women, adding that the act is often used to “humiliate” infidels and save Muslim women from the pressures of premarital sex. The professor from … Continue reading ‘Allah allows women to be raped’ for a reason, Islamic scholar claims

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Weinstein ‘disgraced’ with conviction for rape and sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein, 67, was convicted Monday for rape and sexual assault against two women in New York. The conviction will not be the end of the fall from grace for the ex-Hollywood mogul, who faces still more misconduct charges in Los Angeles. Noted Weinstein journalist Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker tweeted Monday: "New: Los Angeles prosecutors are moving … Continue reading Weinstein ‘disgraced’ with conviction for rape and sexual assault

Rape suspect poos in court to postpone trial

A 49-year-old rape suspect, who defecated in court, smeared his faeces on his shirt and spoke incoherently last week, pulled a new move on Monday (Jan 20) in a bid to push back his trial. This time, part-time deliveryman Isham Kayubi told the court in Singapore that he had just regained his memory, has “a lot … Continue reading Rape suspect poos in court to postpone trial

Vice-principal and class teachers accused of raping student

A vice-principal and two classroom teachers in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district have been accused of sexual molestation. The suspects allegedly raped a class 4 pupil in the primary school's sickroom, police said on Monday. An FIR was registered at Katras police station against two teachers from the Topchanchhi-based school after the rape victim (a girl) accused … Continue reading Vice-principal and class teachers accused of raping student

14-year-old girl threatened to cover rape or die with family members

A 14-year-old girl kept her sexual assault a secret and spent the entire day at school because she feared her assailant would come to her house and kill her family, prosecutors said. Marquise Myles, 22, on parole for gun charges, appeared before Cook County Judge John Mahoney Friday on felony charges of aggravated criminal sexual … Continue reading 14-year-old girl threatened to cover rape or die with family members

Mexico has a high rate of violence against women

Mexico City police have suspended six officers as part of investigations into the rape of two teenage girls. The allegations by the teenagers, who claim members of the police force raped them earlier this month, prompted hundreds of protesters to fill city streets demanding justice. A 17-year-old girl claimed four police officers raped her in their patrol car, while a 16-year-old … Continue reading Mexico has a high rate of violence against women