RAPE

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

Published 10/06/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, [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…]

Thai police charge Frenchman with rape of British tourist

Thai police charge Frenchman with rape of British tourist

Published 10/04/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A French citizen has been charged with raping a British backpacker on a popular Thai holiday island, police said on Tuesday. The [more…]

Uber driver charged with raping California woman in car

Uber driver charged with raping California woman in car

Published 27/04/2017

Angel Sanchez, 36, a driver for Uber, accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in his vehicle while she was under the influence of alcohol is shown in this Santa Ana, California, U.S. Police Department photo released on April 26, 2017. Courtesy Santa Ana Police... REUTERS

An Uber driver accused by prosecutors of having sexually assaulted a female passenger after she sought a ride home from a gathering in the upscale seaside city of Newport Beach, California, was charged with rape on Wednesday.

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Indian court says no power to extend sentence of Delhi gang rape convict

Published 21/12/2015

NEW DELHI India's top court said on Monday it had no power to detain the youngest of the men convicted of the 2012 gang rape [more…]