Australia’s plan to bring ISIS brides home

Mariam Dabboussy with her daughter, who was born in Syria. Picture: Four Corners/David Maguire Australia is preparing to rescue and repatriate up to 60 ISIS brides and their children who have languished for years in Syrian detention camps. The rescue plan, which successive governments have wrestled with for years, will see the return of 16 … Continue reading Australia’s plan to bring ISIS brides home

R Kelly convicted of multiple child pornography, gets a 30-year jail sentence

A Chicago jury has convicted the Famous American multiple Grammy Award Winner, Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly known as R. Kelly of multiple child pornography and child sex abuse charges in the second federal trial. The 55-year-old former R&B singer was found guilty on six out of 13 counts. R.Kelly was found guilty of three child … Continue reading R Kelly convicted of multiple child pornography, gets a 30-year jail sentence

Boy Scouts to exit bankruptcy after $2.46bn ‘sex abuse compensation’

The Boy Scouts of America secured approval of a $2.46 billion reorganization plan from a bankruptcy judge on Thursday that will allow the youth organization to exit Chapter 11 and settle decades of claims by more than 80,000 men who say they were abused as children by troop leaders. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein … Continue reading Boy Scouts to exit bankruptcy after $2.46bn ‘sex abuse compensation’

Johnny Depp: ‘I’m truly humbled’ after winning verdict in Amber Heard trial

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial has finally come to a close. The verdict came in on Wednesday afternoon in a Fairfax, Virginia, courtroom. The jury awarded Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. Heard was awarded $2 million in compensatory damages and no punitive damages. Virginia law states that punitive damages must … Continue reading Johnny Depp: ‘I’m truly humbled’ after winning verdict in Amber Heard trial

Why Instagram banned BigBang member Seungri

Former BigBang member Seungri's Instagram account was removed by the platform on Monday (May 30), days after the South Korean Supreme Court rejected the 32-year-old singer's appeal for a lighter sentence over his involvement in the Burning Sun scandal. The court upheld the 18-month prison sentence of the former K-pop idol, whose real name is … Continue reading Why Instagram banned BigBang member Seungri

Weinstein’s accusers are fame hungry, lawyer says

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer has said that her client was made a 'scapegoat' by women who accused him of sexual molestation. Speaking with ITv News, Weinstein's lawyer, Donna Rotunno, said her client was "not a rapist" and accused the #MeToo movement of going "too far". "I met with Harvey, I spoke with Harvey and from day one I … Continue reading Weinstein’s accusers are fame hungry, lawyer says

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Catholic priest alleged to have abused children he fathered secretly with other women

At least 60 boys were sexually abused by prominent Catholic priest Marcial Maciel, according to a report by the ultra-conservative religious order he founded. An investigation by the Legionaries of Christ Catholic religious order has found sexual abuse of minors was rife among superiors, with 175 minors abused by 33 priests in the order between 1941 and 2019. … Continue reading Catholic priest alleged to have abused children he fathered secretly with other women

3 teen sisters face murder charges for killing their abusive dad in ‘self defense’

One evening last summer, Mikhail Khachaturyan decided that his living room wasn't tidy enough, so he summoned his three teenage daughters one by one and doused each with pepper spray. There was little unusual about this evening in the Khachaturyan household, according to court records, except for one thing: The sisters decided they couldn't take … Continue reading 3 teen sisters face murder charges for killing their abusive dad in ‘self defense’

R Kelly married Aaliyah at 15, forced her to partake in group sex sessions

R Kelly, who has faced a couple of lawsuits for different reasons in recent years, is believed to have married Aaliyah when she was only 15 years old. Image: R Kelly and Aaliyah Speaking in defence of his client during a conversation on Good Morning America, Steven Greenberg confirmed that Kelly tied knots with Aaliyah … Continue reading R Kelly married Aaliyah at 15, forced her to partake in group sex sessions

Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

  U.S. Catholic bishops should stop playing the victim and do something to end the “culture of abuse,” Pope Francis said in a letter from Rome Thursday. The pontiff addressed his eight-page letter to the U.S. ecclesiastic heads, writing: “These have been times of turbulence in the lives of all those victims who suffered in their … Continue reading Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

  U.S. Catholic bishops should stop playing the victim and do something to end the “culture of abuse,” Pope Francis said in a letter from Rome Thursday. The pontiff addressed his eight-page letter to the U.S. ecclesiastic heads, writing: “These have been times of turbulence in the lives of all those victims who suffered in their … Continue reading Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

What Whoopi Goldberg thinks about Trump Jr. and sex abuse

  Whoopi Goldberg, who currently co-hosts "The View", has said that the only reason Donald Trump Jr. would need to be worried for his sons’ safety in the #MeToo era would be if he believed his sons had the “tendencies” to abuse someone. Image: Whoopi Goldberg According to a report from RT, Trump Jr. said during … Continue reading What Whoopi Goldberg thinks about Trump Jr. and sex abuse