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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Former soldier jailed for three years for sexually assaulting niece and nephew

The female victim delivered an emotional victim impact statement in court today.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Man who went on the run during his sexual assault trial jailed for seven years despite not being found

The man is still “at large” and believed to be sleeping rough in Dublin city.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 5 and a half years for Tinder sex assault

The victim, now aged 36, told the court it had been very hard for her to travel back here for the trial last year and to see her attacker.

# sexual-assault - Monday 26 November, 2018

Warning of 'systemic difficulties' in courts system as Rape Crisis Centre handles over 13,000 calls

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s annual report is being published today.

# sexual-assault - Friday 23 November, 2018

Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder

Nevin is due to be sentenced next month for a further two assaults on women he met through the dating app.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Norwegian man charged with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys

The charges include rape, according to Norwegian media reports.

NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping

A need for legislation to manage social media use around these trials has also been recommended.

Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case

A barrister’s comments sparked outrage and led to protests last week.

# sexual-assault - Monday 19 November, 2018

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing Leona O’Callaghan This post contains videos

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing

Leona O’Callaghan waived her right to anonymity so her rapist could be publicly named.

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault during a train journey

The incident is alleged to have happened on a train from York to Durham during the summer.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 17 November, 2018

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

# sexual-assault - Friday 9 November, 2018

Two men jailed for sex assault on sleeping girl in Dublin nightclub

One of the men pointed himself out on CCTV footage but said: “I don’t know where the sexual assault was though”.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations Statement

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations

The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer insists Las Vegas sexual encounter was 'completely consensual' Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer insists Las Vegas sexual encounter was 'completely consensual'

In a statement, the Juventus star’s representative also claims documents in which he admits guilt are ‘pure invention’.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Trump slammed by Republican colleagues after mocking Kavanaugh accuser

His comments were described as “appalling”.

Dublin man who groped woman as she slept at house party jailed for 11 months

The married father was unanimously convicted of sexual assault.

From The42 'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim Sexual Assault

'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim

The Portuguese star has rejected Kathryn Mayorga’s version of events at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'

He also pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, attempted rape, aggravated burglary, making threats to kill and aggravated sexual assault.

# sexual-assault - Monday 1 October, 2018

Las Vegas police confirm June 2009 case reopened after Ronaldo calls rape claim 'fake news'

A report in German magazine Der Spiegel says Ronaldo made a payment of $375,000 as part of a non-disclosure agreement over the alleged incident.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'

Conway made the disclosure on CNN while defending Trump’s embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical' Sexual Assault This post contains videos

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison

His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

# sexual-assault - Monday 24 September, 2018

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

# sexual-assault - Friday 21 September, 2018

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

# sexual-assault - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

LA prosecutors don't plan to file sex assault charges in Kevin Spacey and Steven Seagal cases

Spacey and Seagal are facing potential charges in other cases currently under investigation.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 30 August, 2018

French star Gerard Depardieu faces probe over alleged sexual assault

Depardieu “absolutely denies any attack, any rape”, his lawyer Herve Temime said.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 23 August, 2018

New sexual assault complaint against Kevin Spacey filed in LA, prosecutors say

Another investigation was opened in April for a complaint about an alleged assault in 1992 involving a man.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults

A number of the offences were recorded by Lee on a camcorder.

# sexual-assault - Monday 20 August, 2018

Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him

Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison

The man has given a statement to gardaí.

# sexual-assault - Friday 27 July, 2018

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach says he'll consider law banning convicted sex offenders from using dating apps

Leo Varadkar said he would examine the proposal in detail.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'He's a handsy guy': Guy Pearce suggests he was groped by Kevin Spacey during filming of LA Confidential

Since 2017, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has faced numerous claims of sexual assault and harassment.

# sexual-assault - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# sexual-assault - Friday 22 June, 2018

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report Me Too This post contains videos

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report

Julieth Gonzalez Theran said she was determined to keep doing her job.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

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