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#Rape

# 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 34,978 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 36,871 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 27,714 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 37,331 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 47,954 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 64,363 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 33,184 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 56,148 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 66,068 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 19,039 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 12,699 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 40,547 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 12,226 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 18,461 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 43,630 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 56,244 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly raped the women between 2001 and 2003.

# rape - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case

Jun 16th 2020, 11:13 AM 11,023 Views 0 Comments

The victims have questioned whether the fact that they are Travellers was a factor.

# rape - Monday 15 June, 2020

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
# James O'reilly
# James O'reilly

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years

Jun 15th 2020, 1:43 PM 45,806 Views 0 Comments

From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.

# rape - Monday 11 May, 2020

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago

May 11th 2020, 4:37 PM 48,431 Views 0 Comments

The boy has not indicated how he will plead.

# rape - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner

Apr 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 52,350 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of two counts of rape following a three-week trial in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case
# New Trial
# New Trial

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case

Apr 11th 2020, 7:54 AM 16,609 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood producer is already in prison in New York after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault.

# rape - Monday 6 April, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'

Apr 6th 2020, 7:50 AM 66,385 Views 112 Comments

The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.

# rape - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife
# SENTENCE RESTORED
# SENTENCE RESTORED

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Feb 26th 2020, 3:58 PM 19,867 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

# rape - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days

Feb 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 115,523 Views 24 Comments

The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
# New York
# New York

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Feb 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,664 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

# rape - Monday 24 February, 2020

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,149 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

# rape - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
# Support System
# Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,100 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

# rape - Friday 21 February, 2020

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

Feb 21st 2020, 9:24 PM 23,955 Views 38 Comments

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
# Courts
# Courts

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

Feb 21st 2020, 10:03 AM 20,867 Views 0 Comments

The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.

# rape - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl
# Dublin
# Dublin

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

Feb 19th 2020, 3:49 PM 45,627 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

# rape - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
# Me Too
# Me Too

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 9,054 Views 0 Comments

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

# rape - Monday 17 February, 2020

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape
# Courts
# Courts

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape

Feb 17th 2020, 12:54 PM 51,663 Views 0 Comments

“This will haunt me for the rest of my life, knowing that they chose to do this to me,” the victim said in an impact statement.

# rape - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries
# Court
# Court

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries

Jan 28th 2020, 2:39 PM 30,757 Views 38 Comments

He received a 12-year sentence with the three final years suspended in 2012.

# rape - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

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

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

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,469 Views 0 Comments

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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:21 PM 16,239 Views 0 Comments

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
# Offaly
# Offaly

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

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,852 Views 6 Comments

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
# Ayia Napa
# Ayia Napa

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

Jan 17th 2020, 7:07 AM 21,132 Views 0 Comments

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
# On Home Soil
# On Home Soil

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

Jan 8th 2020, 7:33 AM 21,793 Views 0 Comments

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
# Manchester
# Manchester

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

Jan 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 42,243 Views 0 Comments

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'
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

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

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,922 Views 12 Comments

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