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Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
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Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Feb 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,632 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
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The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,079 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
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Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,062 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed
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PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

Feb 21st 2020, 9:24 PM 23,937 Views 38 Comments

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
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Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

Feb 21st 2020, 10:03 AM 20,825 Views 0 Comments

The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl
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14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

Feb 19th 2020, 3:49 PM 45,411 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
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Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 9,036 Views 0 Comments

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape
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Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape

Feb 17th 2020, 12:54 PM 51,360 Views 0 Comments

“This will haunt me for the rest of my life, knowing that they chose to do this to me,” the victim said in an impact statement.

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries
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Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries

Jan 28th 2020, 2:39 PM 30,592 Views 38 Comments

He received a 12-year sentence with the three final years suspended in 2012.

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told
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Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,450 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges
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Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:21 PM 16,226 Views 0 Comments

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
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Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,461 Views 7 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction
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British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction

Jan 17th 2020, 7:07 AM 21,102 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old woman returned to the UK last week.

British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name
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British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name

Jan 8th 2020, 7:33 AM 21,760 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old woman was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years.

UK’s most prolific serial rapist, who preyed on drunk men, jailed for life
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UK’s most prolific serial rapist, who preyed on drunk men, jailed for life

Jan 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 42,180 Views 0 Comments

Reynhard Sinaga went hunting for young revellers and posed as a Good Samaritan to lure them back to his apartment in Manchester city centre.

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'
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What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,674 Views 12 Comments

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year
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Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year

Dec 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,947 Views 16 Comments

A total of 152 Irish people were arrested by Met Police for common assault.

Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’
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Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’

Dec 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 83,638 Views 39 Comments

Ciara said she has received messages from other victims who are afraid to talk about their abuse.

'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims
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'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims

Dec 17th 2019, 10:44 PM 27,956 Views 8 Comments

“He will always pose a risk to women and he can never be allowed back into society,” a lawyer said of John Worboys.

Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street
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Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street

Dec 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 69,589 Views 0 Comments

Brahim Maddi (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexual assault and oral rape.

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Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 30,876 Views 37 Comments

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children
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Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 5:33 PM 32,125 Views 0 Comments

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape
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Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape

Dec 6th 2019, 7:07 AM 31,602 Views 35 Comments

The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India
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Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

Dec 5th 2019, 1:54 PM 35,842 Views 44 Comments

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos
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Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

Nov 29th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,061 Views 6 Comments

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party
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Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party

Nov 27th 2019, 4:03 PM 31,617 Views 0 Comments

The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.

Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years
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Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years

Nov 22nd 2019, 5:40 PM 72,256 Views 0 Comments

The Italian nationals were arrested after police discovered them re-enacting the attack on the club’s CCTV recordings.

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children
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Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children

Nov 21st 2019, 1:25 PM 76,512 Views 0 Comments

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital
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Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

Nov 11th 2019, 6:04 PM 50,583 Views 10 Comments

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no
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Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no

Nov 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 28,683 Views 0 Comments

The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases
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Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases

Nov 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,319 Views 16 Comments

The commission is calling for the introduction of a new ‘objective’ test.

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
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'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,618 Views 42 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
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Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

Nov 6th 2019, 2:56 PM 44,211 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
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Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,903 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick
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Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick

Oct 21st 2019, 6:21 PM 39,868 Views 42 Comments

The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
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Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Oct 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 41,402 Views 14 Comments

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
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'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

Oct 21st 2019, 1:13 PM 31,902 Views 14 Comments

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal
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Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal

Oct 15th 2019, 3:02 PM 30,488 Views 0 Comments

The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub
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Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

Oct 15th 2019, 2:49 PM 30,258 Views 0 Comments

The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
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'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

Oct 14th 2019, 10:26 PM 39,690 Views 0 Comments

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.