Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Rape

# rape - This week 4th December 2022 - 10th December 2022

Man charged with rape of 21-year-old woman who was found hypothermic in derelict house
# Cork
# Cork

Man charged with rape of 21-year-old woman who was found hypothermic in derelict house

Sun 2:45 PM 49,092 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old man appeared before a special sitting of Bandon District Court in west Cork yesterday.

# rape - Last month November 2022

Prosecution rests case at Harvey Weinstein sex assault trial
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Prosecution rests case at Harvey Weinstein sex assault trial

Nov 18th 2022, 7:25 AM 5,569 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein is two years into a 23-year sentence for his conviction in New York.

Filmmaker Paul Haggis ordered to pay $7.5 million in rape case
# New York
# New York

Filmmaker Paul Haggis ordered to pay $7.5 million in rape case

Updated Nov 10th 2022, 10:05 PM 25,552 Views 0 Comments

The jury in New York heard three weeks of testimony.

Three men jailed over gang rape of vulnerable woman at Dollymount Strand in 2016
# Courts
# Courts

Three men jailed over gang rape of vulnerable woman at Dollymount Strand in 2016

Nov 4th 2022, 1:29 PM 25,633 Views 0 Comments

The Judge noted the men subjected the victim to “degradation of a high degree” when they each raped the woman.

Filmmaker Paul Haggis testifies in rape lawsuit against him
# Paul Haggis
# Paul Haggis

Filmmaker Paul Haggis testifies in rape lawsuit against him

Nov 3rd 2022, 7:28 AM 20,635 Views 0 Comments

He began what could be days of testimony by focusing on his years-long clash with the Church of Scientology.

# rape - This year 2022

Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years

Oct 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 6,441 Views 0 Comments

That’s according to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland’s rape crisis statistics 2021 report.

Over 7,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2021
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Over 7,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2021

Oct 5th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,636 Views 0 Comments

The line was at its busiest in September and November.

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India
# India
# India

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India

Sep 15th 2022, 3:06 PM 17,920 Views 0 Comments

An autopsy report confirmed sexual assault and asphyxiation as the cause of death.

Woman ‘woke to find Benjamin Mendy on top of her’, court told
# On Trial
From The42
# On Trial

Woman ‘woke to find Benjamin Mendy on top of her’, court told

Sep 5th 2022, 4:55 PM 34,962 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City defender denies the rape, in the early hours of 24 July, 2021.

‘Predator’ Benjamin Mendy turned pursuit of women for sex into game, court told
# Trial
From The42
# Trial

‘Predator’ Benjamin Mendy turned pursuit of women for sex into game, court told

Aug 15th 2022, 2:01 PM 52,475 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City footballer’s trial began at Chester Crown Court today.

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say
# Abuse
# Abuse

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say

Aug 3rd 2022, 6:42 PM 29,295 Views 0 Comments

Barnet Police, part of London’s Metropolitan Police, said it was “alarmed” that the woman had been targeted.

Experts call for 'careful consideration' of proposals to cross-examine references in rape trials
# Character References
# Character References

Experts call for 'careful consideration' of proposals to cross-examine references in rape trials

Jul 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,282 Views 0 Comments
  • Legal experts say that cross-examining character references could have wider implications for Ireland's courts system.
  • The Government has indicated that it may consider the issue over the next year, Stephen McDermott writes.
Sligo man jailed for nine years for raping a woman he had just met on Tinder
# Court
# Court

Sligo man jailed for nine years for raping a woman he had just met on Tinder

Jun 1st 2022, 3:31 PM 28,241 Views 4 Comments

After gardaí were alerted, they told the woman to hang a towel on a balcony to identify which apartment she was in.

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail

May 18th 2022, 8:49 AM 12,375 Views 0 Comments

Tory chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris urged the unnamed MP in his 50s to stay away from Parliament.

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

May 17th 2022, 5:52 PM 24,735 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed Conservative has been urged not to attend Parliament while under investigation.

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse
# Midlands
# Midlands

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse

Mar 21st 2022, 6:15 PM 26,126 Views 0 Comments

The doctor performed the examination at a Sexual Assault Treatment Unit five hours after the alleged incidents took place.

Witnesses tell rape trial that woman was 'distraught' and her skirt was 'torn' after leaving car
# Midlands Rape Trial
# Midlands Rape Trial

Witnesses tell rape trial that woman was 'distraught' and her skirt was 'torn' after leaving car

Mar 8th 2022, 7:56 PM 24,258 Views 0 Comments

A witness, who was a friend of the complainant, told the court today that she kept saying “there was six of them, there was nothing she could do”.

Midlands rape trial: Woman denies sexual activity in car was consensual
# Midlands
# Midlands

Midlands rape trial: Woman denies sexual activity in car was consensual

Mar 7th 2022, 8:02 PM 34,666 Views 0 Comments

The woman at the centre of the case told the court today that she had been “badgered” for oral sex.

Man jailed for six years for the repeated rape and sexual abuse of younger sister
# Paul Mohan
# Paul Mohan

Man jailed for six years for the repeated rape and sexual abuse of younger sister

Mar 1st 2022, 5:29 PM 25,080 Views 0 Comments

Paul Mohan had pleaded guilty to ten counts of raping his youngest sister on dates between 1996 and 2001.

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:39 PM 45,885 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to the offence.

Former soldier convicted of 'cynical and cold campaign of rape' jailed for 10 years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Former soldier convicted of 'cynical and cold campaign of rape' jailed for 10 years

Feb 21st 2022, 1:13 PM 25,845 Views 0 Comments

Niall Kennedy was convicted by a jury last December of 12 counts of rape on eleven different occasions in August 2017.

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses UK High Court extradition fight
# Extradition
# Extradition

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses UK High Court extradition fight

Feb 2nd 2022, 4:03 PM 23,979 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers representing the Irish state had said the man’s appeal should be dismissed.

# rape - Last year 2021

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home

Nov 29th 2021, 5:18 PM 39,868 Views 0 Comments

The now 19-year-old woman told the court that he “killed” her that night.

Benjamin Mendy appears in court over new rape allegations
# Update
From The42
# Update

Benjamin Mendy appears in court over new rape allegations

Nov 17th 2021, 5:21 PM 4,548 Views 0 Comments

The offences are alleged to been committed on four women over the age of 16.

Opinion: It took me years to realise I'd been raped - I had never been taught about consent
# Knowhere To Go
# Knowhere To Go

Opinion: It took me years to realise I'd been raped - I had never been taught about consent

Updated Nov 2nd 2021, 12:20 PM 41,230 Views 0 Comments

Ashley Westpheling says she compartmentalised the experience of sexual assault, only realising years later that what had happened was wrong.

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 79,518 Views 0 Comments

Police do not believe a single witness on the train just outside Philadelphia dialled 911.

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 4,076 Views 0 Comments

More than 13,068 contacts were made to six centres last year.

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 24,028 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.

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 43,001 Views 0 Comments

Richard O’Mara’s victim was 17-years-old at the time of the rapes.

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 22,487 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced in November.

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 49,977 Views 0 Comments

The man denies the charge.

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 103,318 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy has been the subject of criminal allegations within the adult film industry for years.

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 48,871 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

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 9,056 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

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 14,603 Views 0 Comments

Suggestions that Weinstein instead be arraigned by video were also rejected.

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 38,062 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.

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 37,015 Views 0 Comments

Dealing with the grounds of appeal, the judge said the court was not persuaded by any of the arguments made.

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 41,685 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.

'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 59,821 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.

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 72,203 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020.

1 2 3 4 5