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#Rape

# rape - Monday 31 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park Assault

Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park

Police are searching for her attacker who has been described as an Asian man with a heavily pock-marked face.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Yeah but your skirt was really short and you were quite drunk’ Sexual Assault

‘Yeah but your skirt was really short and you were quite drunk’

Fiona Looney has opened up about being the victim of sexual assault.

# rape - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Female combatants made ‘cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors’ India

Female combatants made ‘cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors’

The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.

From TheJournal.ie Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could ‘entice’ a rapist Backlash

# rape - Friday 28 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman India
From TheJournal.ie Prep school student not guilty of rape, but must register as sex offender Senior Salute

Prep school student not guilty of rape, but must register as sex offender

Owen Labrie was convicted of lesser sex offences against a 15-year-old girl.

# rape - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela’s grandson appears in court on rape charges South Africa

Nelson Mandela’s grandson appears in court on rape charges

Mbuso Mandela, who is 24, is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.

From TheJournal.ie “I was violated in so many ways” – Prep school rape trial sees victim take the stand again Consent

“I was violated in so many ways” – Prep school rape trial sees victim take the stand again

The girl cried as she detailed her encounter with Owen Labrie.

# rape - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four women trafficked into UK, treated like pieces of meat and sold into sham marriages Slovakia

# rape - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The ‘Senior Salute’ at this posh prep school will be central to rape trial Sexual Scoring

The ‘Senior Salute’ at this posh prep school will be central to rape trial

St Paul’s has issued a statement to say allegations are not proven facts.

# rape - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she ‘knew he would strike again’ Glasgow

Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she ‘knew he would strike again’

The woman claimed he attacked her in a laneway four years ago.

# rape - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth Paraguay

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# rape - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange is ‘extremely disappointed’ as sex assault case is dropped Wikileaks

Julian Assange is ‘extremely disappointed’ as sex assault case is dropped

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# rape - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Karen Buckley’s murderer previously stood trial for attempted rape Court

Karen Buckley’s murderer previously stood trial for attempted rape

Alexander Pacteau pleaded guilty to killing young Irish woman Karen Buckley yesterday.

# rape - Friday 7 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after raping girl (14) in a field as she was walking to a friend’s house Westmeath

Man jailed after raping girl (14) in a field as she was walking to a friend’s house

Martin Stokes (24) was jailed for ten years after a trial in which he called the girl a liar.

# 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.”

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