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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Yesterday’s News

'Rape can happen to anyone - we need to listen to people's stories'

A new documentary sees four women talking openly about their rapes and sexual assaults.

# sexual-assault - Friday 15 September, 2017

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'

Patrik Liljeglod is a group leader of Sweden’s Left Party, based in the city of Falun.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Rape survivor on Hook comments: 'You can't say this and not expect a response'

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill was raped by her then-boyfriend Magnus Meyer Hustveit, who was eventually sentenced to 15 months in jail.

# sexual-assault - Friday 8 September, 2017

Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence

The woman said officers drove them to their apartment building and raped them.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Trial of youth accused of assaulting teenager delayed due to lack of video-link

There were no facilities to allow evidence via video-link at the Dublin Children’s Court.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Head shavings at gunpoint and sexual assaults - Violence against women during the Irish Revolution

A Maynooth professor has said history may be downplaying the level of violence directed towards women during the conflict.

# sexual-assault - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Upsetting and shocking': Teen girl sexually assaulted twice on a train by two different men

The girl had been travelling on a train back from the Boardmasters festival in Cornwall on 12 August.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault in Donegal

The incident happened at around 1am.

# sexual-assault - Friday 18 August, 2017

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski

Although the statute of limitations has expired on her case, she could be called to testify in a future trial.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against DJ

“I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organisations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves.”

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'It cost me my career': Radio DJ who denies groping Taylor Swift wants $3 million in damages

The pop star’s legal team have claimed that the radio host has changed his story a number of times over the incident.

# sexual-assault - Friday 4 August, 2017

Two men arrested over alleged sexual assault in north Dublin nightclub

The attack is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of last Saturday morning.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Man (27) charged after 14-year-old girl raped twice in one night in Birmingham

Another man was released without charge – police are still looking for information on the second attacker.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'A horrifying ordeal': Teenage girl raped twice in one night by two separate attackers

A major investigation has been launched to identify the attackers.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl

The village council ordered the rape of a teenage girl as punishment for a rape committed by her brother.

# sexual-assault - Friday 21 July, 2017

24-year-old man charged over rape and false imprisonment of Spanish student

The 18-year-old woman told gardaí the alleged incident occurred at a site near Pigeon House Road.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man arrested and released over alleged sexual assault was out on bail

An 18-year-old girl said she was sexually assaulted at a site near Pigeon House Road in the Ringsend.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Locals 'horrified' over claims Spanish woman was held captive and sexually assaulted in Dublin

The teenager said she was assaulted in the Ringsend area of Dublin.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I deserve a sentence': Kerry man who sexually assaulted woman in her home to be jailed next week

The man broke into the home of a woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money.

# sexual-assault - Friday 7 July, 2017

Man who orally raped 11-year-old when he was 15 has sentenced halved on appeal

Otherwise innocent childhood games became an occasion of serious and repeated sexual assault, Mr Justice Mahon said.

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November

A judge declared a mistrial last month after jury members failed to reach a verdict.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Man who was extradited from Spain to face sex assault charges fails to appear in court

The man had been escorted by gardaí back to Ireland from Spain last year to face charges – now they are trying to establish his whereabouts again.

# sexual-assault - Monday 3 July, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports

Four rapes and 23 sexual assaults were reported at last weekend’s festival

# sexual-assault - Friday 23 June, 2017

Bill Cosby to host 'town hall' meetings after sexual assault mistrial

“They need to be aware that these things can happen to them, if they can happen to Bill Cosby.”

# sexual-assault - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted comatose woman to be sent to jail following appeal of 'unduly lenient' sentence

The man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman in Cork city centre in February 2016.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Bill Cosby walks free from court as judge declares a mistrial in his sexual assault case

The jury could not reach a decision on the charges.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Bill Cosby jury have announced that they are deadlocked

Around 60 women have publicly accused the legendary entertainer of being a serial sexual predator.

# sexual-assault - Friday 9 June, 2017

Renowned heart surgeon put on sex offenders register over indecent assaults

Police said Dr Mohamed Amrani “showed absolutely no regard for his victims”.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man', accuser's mother tells trial

Andrea Constand alleges that the TV star drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004.

# sexual-assault - Monday 5 June, 2017

Bill Cosby sex assault case: What to expect as the two-week trial begins

Andrea Constand will take to the stand this week.

# sexual-assault - Friday 2 June, 2017

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Four new protective services units went live today.

# sexual-assault - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Indian woman cuts off the penis of alleged rapist

The man had allegedly been assaulting the 23-year-old woman for years.

# sexual-assault - Friday 19 May, 2017

'He was calculated' - Man who raped ex-partner jailed for 10 years

She described how he moved to an apartment and then got a new job around the corner from her when she changed jobs.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow

Harris denies four counts of indecent assault against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations

The comedian said he doesn’t expect to testify at his upcoming trial.

# sexual-assault - Friday 12 May, 2017

'I remember thinking I was free, that he couldn't hurt me anymore. How wrong I was'

A woman whose ex-partner has been found guilty of rape gave a strong victim impact statement today.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell charged with sexual assaults on boys aged 14 to 16

The former Crewe Alexandra coach has been charged with a total of 41 offences.

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