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#Rape

# rape - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

# rape - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

# rape - Friday 17 January, 2020

British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction

The 19-year-old woman returned to the UK last week.

# rape - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name

The 19-year-old woman was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years.

# rape - Monday 6 January, 2020

UK’s most prolific serial rapist, who preyed on drunk men, jailed for life

Reynhard Sinaga went hunting for young revellers and posed as a Good Samaritan to lure them back to his apartment in Manchester city centre.

# rape - Sunday 29 December, 2019

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year

A total of 152 Irish people were arrested by Met Police for common assault.

# rape - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’

Ciara said she has received messages from other victims who are afraid to talk about their abuse.

# rape - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims

“He will always pose a risk to women and he can never be allowed back into society,” a lawyer said of John Worboys.

# rape - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street

Brahim Maddi (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexual assault and oral rape.

# rape - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

# rape - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape

The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.

# rape - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

# rape - Friday 29 November, 2019

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

# rape - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party

The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.

# rape - Friday 22 November, 2019

Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years

The Italian nationals were arrested after police discovered them re-enacting the attack on the club’s CCTV recordings.

# rape - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

# rape - Monday 11 November, 2019

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

# rape - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no

The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

# rape - Friday 8 November, 2019

Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases

The commission is calling for the introduction of a new ‘objective’ test.

# rape - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

# rape - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

# rape - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# rape - Monday 21 October, 2019

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick

The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

# rape - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal

The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.

# rape - Monday 14 October, 2019

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

# rape - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town

The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.

# rape - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford

All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.

# rape - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father

Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

# rape - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

# rape - Monday 26 August, 2019

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin

Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.

# 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.

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