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# Stalking

This year
# Stalking
Less than half of stalking victims report incidents to Gardaí
Many members of the study had a general lack of trust in An Garda Síochána regarding gender-based violence or a fear that they would not be believed.
Opinion: As Valentine's Day approaches, spot the romanticisation of stalking in popular culture
Members of the Active*Consent team take a look at how popular movies can make behaviours like stalking look ‘romantic’.
# Stalking
Jailed paramilitaries using associates to stalk former partners, MPs hear
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee heard evidence on the effects of paramilitarism on society as they held an evidence session at Stormont.
Last year
# Stalking
Stalking and non-fatal strangulation to become standalone criminal offences in Ireland
Justice Minister Helen McEntee said she hopes legislation will be passed by autumn at the latest.
All time
# stalking bill
Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it
Stalking Ireland has worked with Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers on the bill.
Opinion: New laws to ban 'upskirting' and 'revenge porn' are welcome but stalking should also be defined as a crime
The Law Reform Commission says stalking should be defined as a crime and the introduction of stalking laws in the UK resulted in an increase in prosecutions, writes Catherine O’Sullivan.
# Brighton
Woman in the UK jailed for stalking ex-boyfriend, leading him to move country
Lina Tantash (44) was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court following her conviction.
# beverly hills
Masked man had knife, rope and ammunition when arrested at Taylor Swift's home, police say
Taylor Swift was not in the house at the time.
# Molly McClaren
Murder victim was stalked by her ex-boyfriend before being stabbed 75 times in Kent carpark
Molly McClaren had broken up with Joshua Stimpson two weeks before the attack.
# pass the binoculars
11 questions we still have about The Fame Game on RTÉ
Pure nostalgia.
# appeal
Ballymun shooting: Killers waited for an hour in car for intended target to arrive
Gardaí today reissued an appeal for information in connection with the murder of Antoinette Corbally and Clinton Shannon.
# London
Man who falsely accused neighbours of paedophilia handed 20-year restraining order
Johnathon Warner-Johnson was also sentenced to two years and four months in jail.
# Clampdown
Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws
Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.
# Crime victims helpline
Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015
40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.
# I'm A Creep
The 12 stages of creeping on Facebook
*accidentally tags self in stranger’s photo, dies of mortification*
Twitter-stalking just got more dangerous, thanks to the new homepage
Be careful out there.
# Online abuse
Man jailed over Twitter threats to rape British MP
Peter Nunn threatened Stella Creasy over her support for a campaign to put author Jane Austen on the £10 note.
# Sharon
“Massive error in judgement”: Mirror editor apologises for Ní Bheoláin dog-walk pics
The Six One host said yesterday she was considering a complaint to the Press Council over the photos, which were published in the wake of a stalking ordeal for the journalist.
# oh no he didn't
'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play
The Brazilian app allowed partners track their boyfriend’s location, listen in on conversations and get copies of their texts.
Column: Facebook creeping is one thing, but is the ‘Who’s Ur Wan’ page a step too far?
Is Who’s Ur Wan Facebook page a bit of fun or another website objectifying women, asks Aoife O’Connor.
# Stalking
Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection
The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.
Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse
Despite barring orders, woman says she has been tortured by her ex-partner for almost a decade.
# dating dangers
Young Irish women 'vulnerable to stalking and online abuse'
Women’s Aid asking Government to extend Domestic Violence Act to cover younger women who are not cohabiting but are subject to abuse.
# Stalking
Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women
Young women are increasingly being monitored by controlling and abusive partners through text messages or social networking sites like Facebook, according to a leading women’s charity.
# iPhone
Apple defends iPhone's location log as 'improvement effort'
Apple representatives tells a Senate subcommittee that it’s not trying to stalk customers – but provide them with better services.
# Breakup Notifier
Facebook ‘breakup notifier’ lets you know when friends go single
Lovelorn? Wish your Facebook friend was more than a friend? A new app will let you know when relationships break up.
# Facebook
Is Facebook going to help you stalk your friends?
No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.