Sex Crimes

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

Published 20/08/2018

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Published 03/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a New York judge on Friday to dismiss rape and sexual assault charges against him, [more…]

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sex assault case involving…

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sex assault case involving…

Published 03/08/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office said on Thursday that prosecutors were reviewing a sexual assault case involving Backstreet Boys’ singer [more…]

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Published 02/08/2018

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The chief conductor at Amsterdam’s renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, has been fired because of allegations of sexual harassment, the orchestra [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [more…]

Australian archbishop accused of abuse cover-up resigns: Vatican

Australian archbishop accused of abuse cover-up resigns: Vatican

Published 30/07/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior cleric found guilty of concealing child sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church, has [more…]

Rubens museum steers visitors away from nudes, in jab at Facebook…

Rubens museum steers visitors away from nudes, in jab at Facebook…

Published 26/07/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Visitors to a Belgian art gallery were stunned when security guards ordered them away from nude paintings by Flemish master Peter Paul [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Published 09/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal [more…]

Exclusive: Credit Suisse creates new anti-sexual harassment role

Exclusive: Credit Suisse creates new anti-sexual harassment role

Published 06/07/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse has carved out a new role to lead its handling of sexual harassment claims and examine group-wide policies, as Switzerland’s [more…]

Trump says he believes U.S. Representative Jordan’s denial of…

Trump says he believes U.S. Representative Jordan’s denial of…

Published 05/07/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe allegations by several former wrestlers at Ohio State [more…]