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Lily Ben Ami, domestic abuse victim Michal Sela's sister, hosts a hackathon to combat domestic viole
Facebook official lauds Israeli domestic violence hackathon efforts

The hackathon winner was HearMe, an anonymous reporting platform which allows those in distress to contact local authorities with real-time recording and questioning.

21/05/2020
Femicides in Argentina reach 10-year high under coronavirus lockdown

Calls to Argentina’s emergency 137 line for domestic abuse victims increased by two-thirds in April versus a year earlier after shelter-in-place measures were ordered in mid-March.

By REUTERS
19/05/2020
Where's the minister of murdered women? Israelis protest against femicide

Approximately 1000 Israelis arrived at Habima Square in Tel Aviv Monday to demonstrate against the rising tide of femicide impacting the country.

By YUVAL BAGNO/MAARIV
19/05/2020
20-year-old man fatally shot in Kiryat Ata in suspected murder

The report comes amid a string of murders in Israel in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

By MAARIV ONLINE , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
18/05/2020
21-year-old strangles girlfriend to death in his Ramat Gan home

The suspect was allegedly very confused throughout the entire police investigation with him, but confessed nonetheless to the murder. He allegedly also tried to kill his mother when she arrived.

17/05/2020
Women block King George St. in Tel Aviv in protest against rise in domestic v
Protests throughout Israel against domestic violence amid spate of murders

Israel Police reported a 16% rise in the number of domestic violence cases opened, mostly involving violence against women, along with a 31% rise in the number of calls about domestic violence.

06/05/2020
Researcher close to coronavirus breakthrough dead in murder-suicide

While police are treating the death as a homicide, they have yet to find any evidence that it was related to his research.

06/05/2020
Gun in a holster (Illustrative)
57-year-old indicted for murdering wife under aggravating circumstances

Increased social distancing together with financial stress have created a hotbed for domestic violence.

28/04/2020
Mourners gather at the synagogue in Halle, Germany.
Alleged gunman tied to German synagogue attack, charged with murder

The alleged attacker was charged with two accounts of murder, and 68 counts of attempted murder.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/04/2020
Police officers stand guard on a street before the start of Nigeria's presidential election in Daura
'Armed bandits' kill 47 in northwest Nigeria's Katsina state -police

Hundreds of people have been killed in the last year by criminal gangs carrying out robberies and kidnappings in northwest Nigeria.

By REUTERS
20/04/2020
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