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#Rape

# rape - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

# rape - Monday 5 August, 2019

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.

# rape - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day

Ms Justice Tara Burns said that Gheorghe Goidan (46), a Romania national, had preyed upon the vulnerability of the two women.

# rape - Monday 29 July, 2019

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge

The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.

# rape - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

# rape - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept

Patrick O’Driscoll, now aged 21, denied the charges.

# rape - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

# rape - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period

The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.

Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal

Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.

# rape - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.

# rape - Friday 28 June, 2019

The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'

We look at the Patrick Nevin court case which saw him being found guilty of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another.

# rape - Monday 24 June, 2019

Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed

Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.

'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted

The 37-year-old received a 12-year sentence today.

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder

He is already serving a five-and-a-half-year sentence for the sexual assault of another woman he met via the dating app.

# rape - Friday 21 June, 2019

Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy

Anthony Moynihan of Croccane, Rostellan, Midleton was sentenced in his absence after he failed to appear at the Central Criminal Court today.

# rape - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# rape - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

# rape - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

# rape - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

# rape - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge

Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.

# rape - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

# rape - Monday 13 May, 2019

Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder

The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.

Man who raped woman at gaming convention loses appeal against length of sentence

Dominique Meehan said she has not been able to work since the attack.

# rape - Monday 6 May, 2019

Six Paris firemen facing charges over alleged gang rape of Norwegian student

Some of the suspects are expected to face lesser charges of failing to report a crime.

# rape - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom

Alex Hepburn had set up a sexual conquest ‘game’ with friends on WhatsApp.

Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London

The incidents happened in north London on Thursday 25 April.

# rape - Monday 29 April, 2019

Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years

Annie Lafferty said the “scars that man left on me will always be there”.

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

# rape - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand

The body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday on the island of Koh Sichang.

# rape - Monday 8 April, 2019

Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears

Annie Lafferty (25) told the court she wished to waive her right to anonymity.

# rape - Friday 29 March, 2019

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence

The court heard that the offending behaviour took place two or three times a week for eight months.

# rape - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Harris concerned over 'spike' in presentations to sexual assault treatment units during Freshers' week

Simon Harris says presentations to sexual assault treatment units are increasing.

# rape - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report Steering Clear

Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report

The Italian champions will instead play their pre-season matches in Asia, according to the New York Times.

# rape - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# rape - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

# rape - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story

“Pre-1991, you would never hear the word ‘rape’ on radio, it was like a curse word,” Lavinia Kerwick said in an emotional interview.

# rape - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

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