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#Rape

# rape - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Six convicted after teenage girls raped and forced into child sex ring Aylesbury

Six convicted after teenage girls raped and forced into child sex ring

One of the girls was forced to have sex with more than 60 men.

# rape - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Just because people are saying it doesn’t mean it’s true’: Bill Cosby goes on the offensive Allegations

‘Just because people are saying it doesn’t mean it’s true’: Bill Cosby goes on the offensive

His lawyer said: “The sheer volume, or number of people who are saying a particular thing does not make it true.”

# rape - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Girl left feeling ‘scared, dirty, terrified and guilty’ after years of abuse and threats Courts

Girl left feeling ‘scared, dirty, terrified and guilty’ after years of abuse and threats

A Clare man will be sentenced next week for raping his partner’s young daughter.

# rape - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Court documents says Cosby admitted to giving pills to women Sexual Assault

Court documents says Cosby admitted to giving pills to women

The New York Times obtained a transcript from a deposition Cosby gave ten years ago.

# rape - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

# rape - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rape survivor “shocked” at George Hook’s comments on ‘implied consent’ Court

Rape survivor “shocked” at George Hook’s comments on ‘implied consent’

The broadcaster clarified his comments today.

From TheJournal.ie In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison Column

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

From TheJournal.ie This man was named and shamed as a rapist – but his own country barely noticed Back Home

This man was named and shamed as a rapist – but his own country barely noticed

Rapists are rarely named in Norway, with the emphasis firmly placed on rehabilitation.

# rape - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The woman raped by her boyfriend as she slept has been speaking out all day Suspended Sentence

The woman raped by her boyfriend as she slept has been speaking out all day

Niamh Ní Dhomhnail has received huge praise for her stance, with listeners describing her as an “inspiring woman”.

# rape - Monday 13 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nine people given life sentences for rape last year Crime

Nine people given life sentences for rape last year

In 2014, there were 21 murder convictions at the Central Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie No jail for man who raped his girlfriend up to 10 times while she slept Courts

No jail for man who raped his girlfriend up to 10 times while she slept

The judge said the case was “very exceptional”.

# rape - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc Garda

Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc

No charges were brought.

# rape - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “It’s been hard, very hard”: Family of tourist murdered in Thailand speaks out Koh Tao

“It’s been hard, very hard”: Family of tourist murdered in Thailand speaks out

David Miller was murdered and Hannah Witheridge was raped and murdered.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Los Angeles are investigating “old and new” claims against Bill Cosby Sexual Assaults

Police in Los Angeles are investigating “old and new” claims against Bill Cosby

“We’re going to explore all aspects just to make sure everything is covered,” an LAPD spokesperson said.

# rape - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured Thailand

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Thailand last year.

# rape - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby admitted drugging a woman to have sex with her Admission

Bill Cosby admitted drugging a woman to have sex with her

A rape case was brought to court, but dropped.

# rape - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man admits to raping and sexually assaulting his girlfriend as she slept Courts

Man admits to raping and sexually assaulting his girlfriend as she slept

The man admitted to the assaults during an email exchange.

# rape - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults La Asunta

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

It has also put a curfew in place.

# rape - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive Atrocities

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

# rape - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork Clonakilty

British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork

The man had been living in Clonakilty for a number of years and working in retail.

# rape - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time Courts

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# rape - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year Counselling

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year

Over 9,000 contacts were received in 2014.

# rape - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the Irish system for reporting sexual offences need to change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the Irish system for reporting sexual offences need to change?

Two out of every three sexual assaults in Ireland last year were never reported to any authority.

From TheJournal.ie Two out of every three victims of rape won’t report it to the authorities – why? Sexual Violence

Two out of every three victims of rape won’t report it to the authorities – why?

“There’s no grey area in the law.”

# rape - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network Sexual Violence

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# rape - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Men accused of raping a homeless woman in a Dublin hotel Courts

Men accused of raping a homeless woman in a Dublin hotel

The victim was allegedly raped by one man while the other watched and refused to help her.

# rape - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination Slovenia

Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination

The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.

# rape - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Treatment for sexualised behaviour in young children is urgently needed’ Children

‘Treatment for sexualised behaviour in young children is urgently needed’

A significant proportion of referrals to CARI in recent years are in the under-12 age group.

# rape - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This hard-hitting video could challenge people’s views on rape

This hard-hitting video could challenge people’s views on rape

“Most people who are raped already know the person who raped them,” said Rape Crisis Midwest.

# rape - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation Mistakes Were Made

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

# rape - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape India

Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape

She has been in a vegetative state in a Mumbai since being attacked by a hospital worker in 1973.

# rape - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wife stands by husband after he’s jailed for 17 years for rape of his three daughters Courts

Wife stands by husband after he’s jailed for 17 years for rape of his three daughters

The judge said the 50 year old showed no remorse for his “abhorrent and evil” campaign of terror.

From TheJournal.ie Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached Bob Hewitt

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

# rape - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls Child Abuse

Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# rape - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of eating woman’s organs has rape added to charges Kentucky

Man accused of eating woman’s organs has rape added to charges

Joseph Oberhansley is charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay Child

10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay

The stepfather is now on the run.

# rape - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’ Vukovar

‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’

Victims in Croatia might soon get justice after war crimes.

# rape - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New Cosby allegations: ‘After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me’ The Cosby Show

New Cosby allegations: ‘After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me’

One of the women was an actress on The Cosby Show.

# rape - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former Goldman Sachs banker found not guilty of raping Irish woman in New York Jason Lee

Former Goldman Sachs banker found not guilty of raping Irish woman in New York

Jason Lee had been accused of raping the Irish J1 student in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war Central African Republic

French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

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