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#Rape

# 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 78,869 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 4,013 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 23,311 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 42,738 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 22,287 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 49,683 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 102,441 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 48,746 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 8,687 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 14,567 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 38,009 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 35,152 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 41,306 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 57,412 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 72,070 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 50,125 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 63,670 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 57,799 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 31,639 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 24,825 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 34,440 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 13,086 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.

# rape - Monday 23 November, 2020

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 51,220 Views 0 Comments

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

# rape - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year
# Courts
# Courts

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year

Nov 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 53,188 Views 0 Comments

The pair are accused of rape of the same female on a date in April 2019.

# rape - Monday 9 November, 2020

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,924 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

# rape - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial
# Sent For Trial
# Sent For Trial

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial

Nov 5th 2020, 2:55 PM 36,787 Views 0 Comments

The boy was served with the book of evidence today.

# rape - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
# Lahore
# Lahore

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man

Sep 11th 2020, 10:18 AM 27,691 Views 13 Comments

The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.

# rape - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 37,159 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

# rape - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape
# New York
# New York

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Aug 19th 2020, 9:13 AM 47,922 Views 0 Comments

The actor has already been charged with groping three women.

# rape - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Aug 7th 2020, 1:05 PM 64,309 Views 32 Comments

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

# rape - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
# Sexual Assault Trials
# Sexual Assault Trials

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 33,114 Views 25 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# rape - Friday 31 July, 2020

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years

Jul 31st 2020, 4:28 PM 55,282 Views 64 Comments

Brian Byrne went on trial in Dublin in November last year.

# rape - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
# Courts
# Courts

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,856 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

# rape - Monday 27 July, 2020

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws
# Consent
# Consent

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws

Jul 27th 2020, 6:05 AM 19,001 Views 24 Comments

Simon Harris will meet with the National Women’s Council’s advisory committee on ending sexual violence later today.

# rape - Monday 20 July, 2020

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 11:17 AM 12,683 Views 8 Comments

More than 4,400 contacts were made to six centres from March to June.

# rape - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

Jul 1st 2020, 4:02 PM 40,460 Views 0 Comments

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

Jul 1st 2020, 10:49 AM 12,170 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# rape - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds
# Joseph McCann
# Joseph McCann

Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds

Jun 30th 2020, 10:47 AM 18,444 Views 25 Comments

Joseph McCann was jailed last year for a string of assaults.

# rape - Friday 19 June, 2020

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman

Jun 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 43,575 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the offence was aggravated by the great harm it has caused and the fact the woman was raped while she was asleep.

# rape - Thursday 18 June, 2020

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

Jun 18th 2020, 7:42 AM 56,215 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly raped the women between 2001 and 2003.

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