August 23, 2019

Assange loses extradition appeal

WikiLeaks founder, Julain Assange has lost his High Court battle to avoid extradition to Sweden but looks set to make a final appeal to Britain's Supreme Court to avoid facing allegations of sexual assault against two women. Assange, 40, looks increasingly likely to be spending some time in … [Read more...]

French prosecutors drop Dominique Strauss-Kahn case

A French inquiry into attempted rape claims by Tristane Banon against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been dropped. The prosecutor's office said the evidence suggested sexual assault - a less serious offence than attempted rape, with a shorter statute of limitations. Writer Tristane … [Read more...]

Jaycee Dugard sues US Government

Jaycee Dugard is suing the US federal government for failing to monitor Phillip Garrido, the convicted sex offender who kidnapped her and held her captive for 18 years. The complaint filed in US District Court in San Francisco today said the mistakes by federal parole officers in the handling of … [Read more...]

Alicia Gali sues Australian Government over lack of rape advice

Alicia Gali the Brisbane woman who was jailed after being raped by co-workers while working in Dubai, is seeking to sue the Australian Government over the advice she 'didn't' get from a consular official. On Tuesday, Alicia Gali, 29, will seek leave to sue the Commonwealth of Australia in the … [Read more...]

Bangladesh woman cuts off sex attackers penis

Police in the southern Bangladesh village of Mirzapur say a woman cut off a man's penis during an alleged attempt to rape her. She then took it to a police station as evidence of the attack. Monju Begum, 40, a married mother of three, told police that her neighbour Mozammel Haq Mazi forced his … [Read more...]

French writer Tristane Banon claims Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her

For Dominique Strauss-Kahn the IMF chief in jail in New York and refused bail on sex charges, things just got worse. Young French writer Tristane Banon, 31, who is the god-daughter of Mr Strauss-Kahn's second wife, has described how she escaped from a sexual assualt by Mr Strauss-Kahn in … [Read more...]

13 year old raped to ‘cure’ lesbianism

A 13-year-old girl from Pretoria has become the latest victim of ''corrective rape'' as the trend of violent attacks on lesbians in South Africa shows no signs of letting up. The latest victim was said to have been open about her sexuality and was raped on Thursday in Pretoria, presumably as an … [Read more...]

Garrido pleads not guilty in Jaycee Dugard case

Phillip Garrido, the man charged with the kidnapping and rape of a young California girl, Jaycee Dugard has pleaded not guilty, at the El Dorado County Superior Court on Thursday. Garrido and his wife, Nancy, are accused of snatching Jaycee Dugard from in front of her home in South Lake Tahoe, … [Read more...]