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#Rape

# rape - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India
# India
# India

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India

Sep 15th 2022, 3:06 PM 17,895 Views 0 Comments

An autopsy report confirmed sexual assault and asphyxiation as the cause of death.

# rape - Monday 5 September, 2022

Woman ‘woke to find Benjamin Mendy on top of her’, court told
# On Trial
From The42
# On Trial

Woman ‘woke to find Benjamin Mendy on top of her’, court told

Sep 5th 2022, 4:55 PM 34,908 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City defender denies the rape, in the early hours of 24 July, 2021.

# rape - Monday 15 August, 2022

‘Predator’ Benjamin Mendy turned pursuit of women for sex into game, court told
# Trial
From The42
# Trial

‘Predator’ Benjamin Mendy turned pursuit of women for sex into game, court told

Aug 15th 2022, 2:01 PM 52,452 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City footballer’s trial began at Chester Crown Court today.

# rape - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say
# Abuse
# Abuse

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say

Aug 3rd 2022, 6:42 PM 29,262 Views 0 Comments

Barnet Police, part of London’s Metropolitan Police, said it was “alarmed” that the woman had been targeted.

# rape - Monday 18 July, 2022

Experts call for 'careful consideration' of proposals to cross-examine references in rape trials
# Character References
# Character References

Experts call for 'careful consideration' of proposals to cross-examine references in rape trials

Jul 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,211 Views 0 Comments
  • Legal experts say that cross-examining character references could have wider implications for Ireland's courts system.
  • The Government has indicated that it may consider the issue over the next year, Stephen McDermott writes.

# rape - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Sligo man jailed for nine years for raping a woman he had just met on Tinder
# Court
# Court

Sligo man jailed for nine years for raping a woman he had just met on Tinder

Jun 1st 2022, 3:31 PM 28,167 Views 4 Comments

After gardaí were alerted, they told the woman to hang a towel on a balcony to identify which apartment she was in.

# rape - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail

May 18th 2022, 8:49 AM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

Tory chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris urged the unnamed MP in his 50s to stay away from Parliament.

# rape - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

May 17th 2022, 5:52 PM 24,733 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed Conservative has been urged not to attend Parliament while under investigation.

# rape - Monday 21 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse
# Midlands
# Midlands

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse

Mar 21st 2022, 6:15 PM 26,106 Views 0 Comments

The doctor performed the examination at a Sexual Assault Treatment Unit five hours after the alleged incidents took place.

# rape - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Witnesses tell rape trial that woman was 'distraught' and her skirt was 'torn' after leaving car
# Midlands Rape Trial
# Midlands Rape Trial

Witnesses tell rape trial that woman was 'distraught' and her skirt was 'torn' after leaving car

Mar 8th 2022, 7:56 PM 24,222 Views 0 Comments

A witness, who was a friend of the complainant, told the court today that she kept saying “there was six of them, there was nothing she could do”.

# rape - Monday 7 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial: Woman denies sexual activity in car was consensual
# Midlands
# Midlands

Midlands rape trial: Woman denies sexual activity in car was consensual

Mar 7th 2022, 8:02 PM 34,623 Views 0 Comments

The woman at the centre of the case told the court today that she had been “badgered” for oral sex.

# rape - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Man jailed for six years for the repeated rape and sexual abuse of younger sister
# Paul Mohan
# Paul Mohan

Man jailed for six years for the repeated rape and sexual abuse of younger sister

Mar 1st 2022, 5:29 PM 25,047 Views 0 Comments

Paul Mohan had pleaded guilty to ten counts of raping his youngest sister on dates between 1996 and 2001.

# rape - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:39 PM 45,871 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# rape - Monday 21 February, 2022

Former soldier convicted of 'cynical and cold campaign of rape' jailed for 10 years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Former soldier convicted of 'cynical and cold campaign of rape' jailed for 10 years

Feb 21st 2022, 1:13 PM 25,797 Views 0 Comments

Niall Kennedy was convicted by a jury last December of 12 counts of rape on eleven different occasions in August 2017.

# rape - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses UK High Court extradition fight
# Extradition
# Extradition

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses UK High Court extradition fight

Feb 2nd 2022, 4:03 PM 23,962 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers representing the Irish state had said the man’s appeal should be dismissed.

# rape - Monday 29 November, 2021

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home

Nov 29th 2021, 5:18 PM 39,830 Views 0 Comments

The now 19-year-old woman told the court that he “killed” her that night.

# rape - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Benjamin Mendy appears in court over new rape allegations
# Update
From The42
# Update

Benjamin Mendy appears in court over new rape allegations

Nov 17th 2021, 5:21 PM 4,534 Views 0 Comments

The offences are alleged to been committed on four women over the age of 16.

# rape - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Opinion: It took me years to realise I'd been raped - I had never been taught about consent
# Knowhere To Go
# Knowhere To Go

Opinion: It took me years to realise I'd been raped - I had never been taught about consent

Updated Nov 2nd 2021, 12:20 PM 41,049 Views 0 Comments

Ashley Westpheling says she compartmentalised the experience of sexual assault, only realising years later that what had happened was wrong.

# rape - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Woman raped on US train while people held up phones to seemingly record, authorities say
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Woman raped on US train while people held up phones to seemingly record, authorities say

Oct 19th 2021, 9:56 AM 79,489 Views 0 Comments

Police do not believe a single witness on the train just outside Philadelphia dialled 911.

# rape - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Rape crisis centres: 22% increase in helpline calls as waiting lists rise
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Rape crisis centres: 22% increase in helpline calls as waiting lists rise

Oct 7th 2021, 1:28 PM 4,071 Views 0 Comments

More than 13,068 contacts were made to six centres last year.

# rape - Friday 1 October, 2021

Man (56) jailed for almost four years for childhood rape of sister
# Courts
# Courts

Man (56) jailed for almost four years for childhood rape of sister

Oct 1st 2021, 2:07 PM 23,988 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.

# rape - Monday 27 September, 2021

Man fails in appeal against double rape conviction of schoolgirl at his sister's birthday party
# Richard O'Mara
# Richard O'Mara

Man fails in appeal against double rape conviction of schoolgirl at his sister's birthday party

Sep 27th 2021, 7:11 PM 42,976 Views 0 Comments

Richard O’Mara’s victim was 17-years-old at the time of the rapes.

# rape - Friday 24 September, 2021

Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager

Sep 24th 2021, 5:15 PM 22,453 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced in November.

# rape - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears
# Trial
# Trial

Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears

Sep 14th 2021, 6:08 PM 49,945 Views 0 Comments

The man denies the charge.

# rape - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with multiple rapes and assaults
# Los Angeles Court
# Los Angeles Court

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with multiple rapes and assaults

Aug 26th 2021, 8:21 AM 103,286 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy has been the subject of criminal allegations within the adult film industry for years.

# rape - Monday 26 July, 2021

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

Jul 26th 2021, 5:03 PM 48,855 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

# rape - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland
# Irish Courts
# Irish Courts

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 9,035 Views 7 Comments

Dr Susan Leahy says a consistent delay in the legal process is one of the biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to rape trials

# rape - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case

Jun 15th 2021, 10:22 PM 14,597 Views 0 Comments

Suggestions that Weinstein instead be arraigned by video were also rejected.

# rape - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

Jun 8th 2021, 10:21 AM 38,056 Views 0 Comments

Wayne Couzens accepted responsibility for the killing of Ms Everard but was not asked to enter a plea to a charge of murder.

# rape - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2021, 7:42 PM 36,847 Views 0 Comments

Dealing with the grounds of appeal, the judge said the court was not persuaded by any of the arguments made.

# rape - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home

Apr 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 41,636 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old man, who had been friends with the woman for seven years, pleaded guilty to orally raping her during a prolonged attack in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials
# Kerry
# Kerry

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials

Apr 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 59,676 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has written to the victim in the Conor Quaid trail but cannot meet her as an appeal has been lodged.

# rape - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Schoolboy charged with raping  girl at Dublin park
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Schoolboy charged with raping girl at Dublin park

Mar 11th 2021, 2:43 PM 72,183 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020.

# rape - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week

Feb 18th 2021, 6:42 PM 50,423 Views 0 Comments

The 58-year-old also produced sexually explicit images of four other children.

# rape - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
# Courts
# Courts

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,986 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

# rape - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
# Bernard Maguire
# Bernard Maguire

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 58,332 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

# rape - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,797 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

# rape - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos
# Pornhub
# Pornhub

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos

Dec 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 28,547 Views 15 Comments

The New York Times reported finding videos featuring illegal content on the site.

# rape - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

Dec 1st 2020, 5:57 PM 34,557 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,184 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

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