Sex Crimes

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale

Published 07/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The ability of the weak to hold their own against the powerful loomed over the first day of the Berlinale, in which [more…]

Berlinale unrolls green carpet for politically charged film festival

Berlinale unrolls green carpet for politically charged film festival

Published 06/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - A mother fleeing her violent husband, a serial killer who preys on women and famine in 1930s Ukraine are among the weighty [more…]

Judge OKs new Harvey Weinstein lawyers who once represented accuser

Judge OKs new Harvey Weinstein lawyers who once represented accuser

Published 26/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Friday approved Harvey Weinstein’s overhaul of his legal team to defend him against criminal sexual [more…]

Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to ‘voiceless girls’

Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to ‘voiceless girls’

Published 25/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Her role as a victim of sex trafficking was so harrowing that Mrunal Thakur almost backed out. To research the experiences of [more…]

Poet quits Swedish Academy after being found to leak Nobel winner…

Poet quits Swedish Academy after being found to leak Nobel winner…

Published 18/01/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The scandal-plagued Swedish body that awards the Nobel Prize for literature said on Friday that one of its members would leave after [more…]

Jackson estate slams as ‘pathetic’ abuse claims in new documentary

Jackson estate slams as ‘pathetic’ abuse claims in new documentary

Published 11/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson’s estate on Thursday condemned on Thursday an upcoming documentary about alleged child sexual abuse by the late singer as [more…]

Lady Gaga says won’t work again with singer R.Kelly

Lady Gaga says won’t work again with singer R.Kelly

Published 10/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with [more…]

U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd’s sex harassment claim against…

U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd’s sex harassment claim against…

Published 10/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but [more…]

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial set for May

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial set for May

Published 08/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, [more…]

Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket

Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket

Published 07/01/2019

NANTUCKET, Mass. (Reuters) - Former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey stood impassively in a Nantucket courtroom on Monday before pleading not guilty to sexually [more…]