Sex Crimes

Turkish child marriage film shines light on hidden abuses

Turkish child marriage film shines light on hidden abuses

Published 17/10/2016

By Zoe TabaryLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Child brides in Turkey are often raped, beaten and forced to undergo virginity tests, according to

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Trump: Sexual-assault accusers `want to stop our movement`

Trump: Sexual-assault accusers `want to stop our movement`

Published 17/10/2016

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the TV show The Apprentice, is embraced by lawyer Gloria Allred (L) while speaking about allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump during a news conference in Los Angeles, California, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday charged that the women accusing him of sexual misconduct fabricated their stories to damage his campaign after two more women came forward with allegations that he had groped them.

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Indiana man accused of mailing dead skunks, raccoon to rival for job

Indiana man accused of mailing dead skunks, raccoon to rival for job

Published 19/09/2016

Travis Tarrants of Indiana is pictured in this undated handout photo. Jackson County Sheriff's Department/Handout via Reuters

An Indiana man who police say mailed dead skunks and a raccoon to a man chosen over him as school basketball coach has been arrested on stalking, animal cruelty and other charges, police said on Wednesday.

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`Birth of a Nation` star Parker avoids rape case question in Toronto

`Birth of a Nation` star Parker avoids rape case question in Toronto

Published 11/09/2016

Actor Nate Parker poses at the premiere of his new film ''Non-Stop'' in Los Angeles, California, U.S. February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

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`Birth of a Nation` cast deflect rape controversy to spotlight film

`Birth of a Nation` cast deflect rape controversy to spotlight film

Published 10/09/2016

Director Nate Parker arrives for the premiere of the film The Birth Of a Nation at TIFF the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill

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‘Birth of a Nation’ filmmaker reflects on his 2001 rape trial, acquittal

‘Birth of a Nation’ filmmaker reflects on his 2001 rape trial, acquittal

Published 28/08/2016

Actor Nate Parker poses at the premiere of his new film ''Non-Stop'' in Los Angeles, California, U.S. February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Actor-director Nate Parker says he never gave another thought to his trial and acquittal on rape charges in 2001 until forced to confront the issue again as the promotion for his film "Birth of a Nation" was gaining steam this month.

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Bill Cosby drops remainder of federal suit against accuser

Bill Cosby drops remainder of federal suit against accuser

Published 29/07/2016

Comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday dropped the remaining counts of a lawsuit he filed against one of the women accusing him of sexual assault, along [more…]

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Published 07/07/2016

Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, answers questions during a panel discussion at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, California July 24, 2006. Picture taken July 24, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Channel Chief Executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday for sexual harassment, alleging her ex-boss wrongfully fired her after she rebuffed years of unwanted advances.

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Ex-Fox News anchor accuses former boss Ailes of sexual harassment

Ex-Fox News anchor accuses former boss Ailes of sexual harassment

Published 07/07/2016

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Channel Chief Executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday for sexual harassment, alleging her ex-boss wrongfully fired her [more…]

Woman who accused Cosby of sex assault withdraws defamation case

Woman who accused Cosby of sex assault withdraws defamation case

Published 24/06/2016

BOSTON A woman who contends Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1965 withdrew a lawsuit against the comedian on Friday, a day after a federal [more…]