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#Rape

# rape - Today’s News

Rape trial: Stuart Olding arrested an hour after alleged victim was interviewed by police, court hears

The court heard from a policeman from the rape crisis unit.

# rape - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years

He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.

Rugby rape trial: Rory Harrison told police alleged victim was 'fixated on' Paddy Jackson

Judge Patricia Smyth told jurors not to discuss the trial over the weekend.

# rape - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Alleged rugby rape victim was 'crying and sobbing' in taxi, court hears

The driver says when police contact him, he knew “straight away” what it was about.

'Victory for the victims' - French court rules man who had sex with 11-year-old girl must face rape charge

The ruling is a landmark one in France, where no age of consent currently exists.

# rape - Monday 12 February, 2018

Man followed foreign student home on bus and raped her in her hallway, court hears

The man was found guilty by a jury of one count of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of threatening to kill.

# rape - Friday 2 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players

The 21-year-old woman told the court she hadn’t diluted down her knowledge of rugby or the Ulster players.

# rape - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# rape - Monday 29 January, 2018

Judge directs jury to acquit second man of raping woman on tour bus after Jason Derulo concert

The man, who cannot be named, had pleaded not guilty to raping and falsely imprisoning the then-19-year-old.

# rape - Monday 22 January, 2018

Man found guilty of repeatedly raping his sister 35 years ago

The man will be sentenced next month.

Indian man convicted of rape of Irish woman in Kolkata

The Times of India reports that the woman gave evidence via video link.

# rape - Monday 15 January, 2018

Midlands teenager who raped 13-year-old boy given suspended sentence

The accused described the incidents as “an experiment gone wrong”.

# rape - Friday 12 January, 2018

Men go on trial accused of rape at 'VIP Jason Derulo afterparty'

Derulo is not charged with any crime.

# rape - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

# rape - Monday 8 January, 2018

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

# rape - Sunday 7 January, 2018

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# rape - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

# rape - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Assault, theft and drunk and disorderly: 1,762 Irish people arrested by Met Police this year

Some 62 people were arrested for being drunk and disorderly, one was arrested for being drunk and in charge of a child under seven.

# rape - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man who raped niece on Christmas night jailed for five and a half years

The Dublin man in his 60s was jailed for raping his 41-year-old niece as she slept in her own home.

# rape - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.

# rape - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Grandfather who raped his niece on Christmas night remanded in custody

The woman only reported the offence when she discovered her uncle had circulated a letter to his family.

# rape - Friday 15 December, 2017

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

'He stole a piece of my soul and today I'm here to reclaim it': Child rapist jailed for 18 years

Peter Sharkey admitted to three counts of indecent assault, six counts of sexual assault and one count of rape.

# rape - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

# rape - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub

The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.

# rape - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'He makes me sick to my stomach': Uncle who repeatedly raped nephew jailed for 11 years

The victim described how his uncle mentally tortured him and rendered his teenage years “a sad blur”.

# rape - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Beastie Boys rapper backs women who accused his father of sexual misconduct

“I believe the allegations against my father are true, and I stand behind the women that made them.”

# rape - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Gang-rape case which shocked and sparked protests in Spain wraps up

The judge will now consider his verdict.

# rape - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes

Aspiring British actress Kadian Noble has accused Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.

# rape - Thursday 16 November, 2017

As a survivor of violent rape, I believe #MeToo is a powerful force for victims

Winnie M Li, who was violently raped in a Belfast park, has found the social media movement a source of connection and validation.

# rape - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016

The woman, who has remained anonymous, met with Weinstein to discuss a part in the TV series Marco Polo.

# rape - Monday 13 November, 2017

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence

The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.

# rape - Monday 6 November, 2017

Sisters abused by father: 'I didn't deserve this, my innocence to be taken away from me' Repeated Sexual Abuse This post contains videos

Sisters abused by father: 'I didn't deserve this, my innocence to be taken away from me'

Jerry O’Keeffe (68) has pleaded guilty to three charges of rape and a number of sexual assault charges.

Retired soldier who raped daughter and regularly abused another jailed for 10 years

Justice Patrick McCarthy said it is “hard to find words to describe each new outrage inflicted on these children”.

# rape - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men sentenced to life imprisonment in India after raping 10-year-old who gave birth

The girl, who cannot be named, gave birth in August after a court reject her family’s plea for an abortion.

# rape - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us'

Today’s session focused on mental health, and terminations in cases of rape and foetal abnormality.

# rape - Monday 23 October, 2017

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years

Egyptian national Mohamed Okda (30) had pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the woman.

# rape - Friday 20 October, 2017

Magician David Blaine denies claims that he raped a model in 2004

Model Natasha Prince has waived her right to anonymity.

# rape - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Sex assault accused had to be 'physically separated from victim' by garda, court hears

The 35-year-old appeared at Dublin District Court charged with sexual assault.

Cara Delevingne accuses Harvey Weinstein of trying to bring her into a threesome as allegations mount up

The English actress claims the incident happened after she met Weinstein to discuss a part in a hotel lobby.

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