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# Sex Assault

Last year
# Harvey Weinstein
Jury selection begins in Harvey Weinstein sex assault trial in Los Angeles
He is already serving 23 years in jail in New York after being convicted there of a series of sex crimes.
All time
# problems
Icelandic football star suspended by club over alleged sex assault
Kolbeinn Sigthorsson issued a statement saying he had not committed the offences but he ‘regretted his behaviour at that time of his life.’
# weinstein
One sexual assault count dismissed in Harvey Weinstein case
Judge Lisa B Lench agreed that a count alleging sexual battery by restraint in May 2010 was too old, and outside the statute of limitations.
# Sex Assault
Girl tells trial she witnessed alleged park sexual assault on boy (13)
Two boys, both aged 15, have pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting the boy on a date in June last year.
# Joseph McCann
Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds
Joseph McCann was jailed last year for a string of assaults.
# Convicted
'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction
Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.
# Sex Assault
Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting woman at his home
He was convicted at the retrial for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand.
# Belfast
Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill
Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.
# Sex Assault
Man who sexually assaulted woman at festival jailed for ten months
Judge Nolan noted it could be said Hennessy had “almost perfect mitigation”.
# tinder
'His face wasn't the same... he was a monster': Jury hears from alleged victim in Tinder sex assault case
The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.
# tarantino
'I knew he did a couple of these things': Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein abuse
Weinstein, 65, is accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment by around 40 actresses.
# manish shah
London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences
Manish Shah is accused of 118 crimes including one charge of sexual assault on a child under 13-years-old.
# hung jury
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.”
# Day Two
'I wanted it to stop' - Bill Cosby's accuser finally faces him in emotional sex assault hearing
Andrea Constand was allegedly sexually assaulted by Cosby in 2004.
# take back the night
Over 150 people march in Shankill against spate of sex attacks
The Take Back the Night march is a community effort against violence.
# Indecent Assault
Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences
Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.
# Rape Claims
Claims alleged rape of woman by garda was never placed on internal PULSE system
The alleged incident is said to have happened in August 2013.
# Hollywood
Bill Cosby released on $1 million bail following sexual assault charges
It is the first charge to be formally laid against the 78 year old.
# Chester
As it happened: Accused in prosthetic penis assault case gives evidence
The latest from Chester Crown Court, where 25-year-old Gayle Newland from Willaston denies five charges of sexual assault.
# Fight Back
Woman fought off sex offender who told her to 'be quiet and do as I tell you'
The woman managed to knock out her attacker.
# case open
Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised
The Los Angeles Police Department opened its investigation into the sex abuse claims yesterday afternoon.
# Courts
Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today
The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.
# Operation Yewtree
Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance
In all but one of the four cases, the alleged victims were under 16, with one charge relating to a girl who was only seven or eight
# Sexual Assault
Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl
A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.
Teen girl suffers serious sexual assault in Co Down
The PSNI are looking for male, believed to be in his late teens, in relation to the incident.
# nigel evans
Senior British MP arrested following rape allegations on two men
Nigel Evans is expected to make a statement this morning on the issue.
# Death Penalty
Man who killed girlfriend's baby in sex assault looking for mercy
Steven Smith may face death penalty in Ohio should intent to kill be proven.
# India
India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape
The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.
# Ecuador
WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum
Julian Assange yesterday walked into Ecuador’s embassy in London and applied for political asylum in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.