Sex Crimes

  • Falling law and order in UP snowballing into a major crisis for SP 11-07-2013 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: A minor girl, raped in December 2012, was brutalised just days before appearing in court to testify against the rapist. Her tongue was chopped off by the brother of the rapist on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district. "She came out of the house at night to go...
  • Boy, 11, fathers child with a 36-year-old woman in NZ 19-06-2013 11:34 PM

    Melbourne: An 11-year-old boy in New Zealand has become a father after conceiving a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend. The woman coerced the boy, from Auckland, into repeated sexual encounters over a period of time before becoming pregnant, the New Zealand Herald newspaper reported. The woman...
  • Obama urges US military to stamp out sexual assault 25-05-2013 06:25 AM

    Annapolis: President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the US military on Friday to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that a few individuals could undermine the strongest military in the world. Addressing the graduating class of the US Naval Academy, Obama used his commencement speech to...
  • US general warns of sexual assault 'crisis', meets Obama 17-05-2013 07:21 AM

    Washington: The top general in the US Armed Forces warned of a crisis of confidence in the growing ranks of women soldiers due to a rash of sexual assault cases that has prompted lawmakers to act. The warning by Army General Martin Dempsey came hours before President Barack Obama asked...
  • Citizen Journalist Agenda for Change: Stories of rape survivors 29-04-2013 12:40 PM

    On the citizen Journalist - Agenda for change special we focus on stories of women who have survived rape and are fighting for their rights. ...
  • Swedish judges says Assange allegations 'a mess' 03-04-2013 11:28 PM

    Adelaide: A senior Swedish judge has described the sex crime allegations in his country against fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as "a mess." In a speech at Australia's University of Adelaide on Wednesday, Justice Stefan Lindskog, chairman of the Supreme Court of Sweden, listed legal obstacles to extraditing the 41-year-old...
  • UK judge says Julian Assange can be extradited 24-02-2011 05:08 PM

    London: A British judge says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over sex crimes claims. Judge Howard Riddle says the allegations of rape and sexual molestation by two women are extraditable offenses and a Swedish warrant was properly issued. Lawyers for Assange have a week to appeal...
  • WikiLeaks: will Assange be extradited to Sweden? 07-02-2011 11:44 AM

    A UK court will decide on Assange's extradition in the sexual assault case on two women in Sweden. ...
  • Sex crime victim's pic on site sparks ethics row 01-05-2008 02:20 PM

    Georgetown: Guyana's entire cricket board has resigned following repeated clashes with government officials seeking to take over administration of the sport, leaving the team's future in limbo. All 10 members of the board's executive committee submitted a letter late on Tuesday to Sports Minister Frank Anthony citing arrest threats, police...