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Couple, daughter held for alleged child abuse

Injuries found at almost every part of two children's bodies, say police.

Public pressure gathers momentum over acquittal in maid abuse case

An online petition started by Tenaganita urges the AGC to quickly table the Domestic Workers' Bill to protect people such as Adelina Lisao who died from alleged abuse.

RCI on alleged judiciary abuse will start soon, says PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad shoots down suggestion by a retired judge to have an internal inquiry instead to look into the claims.

Cops looking for warden alleged to have sodomised tahfiz students

They have sought the help of Perak police to trace his whereabouts in Ipoh.

US ‘sex slave’ guru goes on trial in New York

Raniere faces a host of federal charges, including sex trafficking, extortion and conspiracy.

Serginho’s ‘walk off’ divides opinion

Bolivia's president Evo Morales expressed his solidarity with Serginho, as did Blooming coach, Erwin Sanchez.

Cardi B points to past ‘limited options’ to explain drugging, robbing...

Twitter users alleged a double standard, saying her actions were comparable to those of male performers accused of sexual assault.

Cops nab suspected child abuser

The 30-year-old suspect was detained at a food stall this evening.

Show me proof of AP abuse and I’ll knock their heads,...

Darell Leiking responds to claims that new and established AP holders traded permits for exorbitant fees.

Police rescue suspected abuse victim from flat

The 64-year-old woman was found malnourished with eyes swollen and cuts on her scalp and back.

Ryan Adams tour in UK, Ireland cancelled after abuse claims

Adams has been accused by several women of emotional abuse and exploiting his position as a career mentor as a means to obtain sex.

‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

The sisters' lawyer says Hong Kong immigration authorities have indicated the pair would be 'tolerated' in the city until February 28, after which they could be deported.

UN to Indonesia: Probe use of snake in Papua interrogation

The police have been criticised in the Indonesian region of Papua after a man accused of theft was threatened with a live snake during interrogation.

Rocker Ryan Adams accused of abuse, sex misconduct

An expose in The New York Times details a pattern of manipulative behaviour from the 44-year-old Grammy-nominated artist.

Domestic workers tell of ‘torture’ by employers

Two migrant workers, who have sought assistance from Tenaganita, describe shocking incidents of physical and mental abuse by their employers.

Singaporean salon manager jailed for abusing Myanmar maid

Beauty parlour manager Linda Seah was convicted last month for the abuse inflicted on Phyu Phyu Mar in 2016.

West Ham investigate alleged racist abuse aimed at Liverpool’s Salah

The football club says it has a 'zero tolerance policy' to any form of violent or abusive behaviour.

Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

The scandals involving nuns broke as the Catholic church struggled with a wave of cases involving paedophilia among priests worldwide.

Abused 9-month-old boy dies

Aariz Harraz Zahin Azman's parents decided to take him off the life support machine after a second brain scan showed no improvements.

Call for commission of inquiry into Sedition Act abuses under Najib

Lawyers for Liberty says the use of the Sedition Act by the administration of Najib Razak was the “darkest period” for freedom of expression in the history of the nation.

4 must-watch TED Talks by women

Four women, four speeches and four examples being creative, entrepreneurial, ambitious and powerful.

One year on, Time’s Up movement has taken shape, but more...

Time's Up has raised more than US$22 million, which has helped more than 4,000 people who have reported sexual harassment in the workplace.

Chelsea fan banned for homophobic abuse

The fan ban is the latest worrying incident involving Chelsea supporters this season.

Blacksmith strikes wife with clothes iron over delay in mixing drink

Police say man tested positive for morphine and had previous convictions for drug abuse.