sexual assault

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten speaks at a Senate Armed Services hearing on the proposal to establish
Unprecedented military sexual assault allowed to continue in court

Legal experts and advocates said military sexually assault cases usually are not heard in federal courts and the move was rare.

By REUTERS
23/10/2020
Egyptian women protest against sexual harassment and assault in Cairo, November 2015
Egyptian public outcry stops concert by singer accused of rape

"When you platform men like this, you tell every woman in your cast, crew, and audience that her life and safety don't matter," said one Twitter user, Rosaline Elbay.

By REUTERS
16/10/2020
Pakistani authorities apprehend prime suspect in brutal gang rape

September 9 highway attack – and remarks by Lahore’s top cop – ignite firestorm, with citizens demanding better work by police.

By ARSHAD MEHMOUD/THE MEDIA LINE
15/10/2020
Jerusalem homeless
Sexual abuse doubles, homelessness up 70% for youth amid coronavirus - report

Poverty, unemployment and food insecurity, paired with widespread anxiety and fear, have influenced the rise in violence and abuse. Elem participant: "People like us can die from staying at home."

06/10/2020
Harvey Weinstein charged with six more counts of sexual assault in LA

Weinstein, 68, was originally charged in January by Los Angeles prosecutors with sexually assaulting two women during separate incidents in 2013.

By REUTERS
02/10/2020
Trump campaign denies 'Guardian' report on sexual assault allegations

Trump dismissed the comments as "locker room banter" and apologized.

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
The IDF West Bank Courts continues to be disrupted by political and legal battle.
Woman kills abusive husband, asks for recognition as trafficking victim

The woman's identity remains undisclosed together with the specifics of her criminal case.

By LEON SVERDLOV
17/09/2020
Jerusalem academic institution holds conference against sexual assault

While the Eilat incident was extreme, much less offensive instances of sexual violence occur on a regular basis.

Demonstrators gather in Tel Aviv on Sunday in support of a 16-year-old victim of a gang rape in Eila
Eilat gang-rape: 11 suspects indicted, four for rape, seven for assisting

Police revealed the entire story of how the brutal act came about.

Indictments in Eilat gang-rape case likely to be filed Wednesday

“They were involved directly in the rape,” a police representative said. “Their place is in jail and not at home.”

31/08/2020
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