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Man told to stand trial over threat sent to wife by...

This came after prosecutors appealed a lower court decision to dismiss the case as mobile phone was never found.

China’s police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear

China's powerful state security has extended its reach to Uighurs living in liberal democracies in a bid to silence activists and recruit informants.

Sungai Siput MP denies sexual harassment report by woman

Kesavan Subramaniam says the woman had taken advantage of him and his family and had tried to disrupt his household.

Alec Baldwin to attend anger management after pleading guilty to harassment

The New York was arrested in November after punching a 49-year-old man in the face during a parking dispute.

Threatened, followed and abused: Malaysia urged to make stalking a crime

Like most countries across Asia-Pacific, Malaysia does not have an anti-stalking law and such behaviour is often culturally seen as a private or a family matter.

American photographer Bruce Weber faces new accusations of harassment

Weber had been accused of molesting Jason Boyce in December 2014.

I’m tired of intimidation and harassment, says lawyer Fadiah

The activist has been accused of twisting the history of 'communism in Malaysia' and 'supporting the LGBT society, secularism and others'.

Female civil servants reluctant to report workplace violence, claims Cuepacs

They fear it will affect their annual performance evaluation report and work assessments.

Varsity lecturer accused of sexual harassment by staff, students

University says it is in the midst of investigating the allegations.

#MeToo claims hit head of India’s powerful cricket board

An unidentified woman accused Johri of assaulting her at his home.

Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse at Indian meditation school

Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy was detained after boys complained that they had been beaten, abused and forced to dance naked.

#MeToo takes a hit in Asia Argento underage sex case

The New York Times reported on Sunday that Argento, 42, paid actor Jimmy Bennett US$380,000 in hush money after having sex with him when he was still underage.

Ramkarpal: Debate sexual harassment issue in Parliament

He says specific legislation is needed to properly address the pressing issue.

Chinese temple denies head abbot sexually harassed nuns

Master Xuecheng he is accused of sending illicit text messages to at least six women, tempting or threatening them to have sex with him.

Report: CBS weighs Moonves suspension over assault claims

The special committee is set to choose a law firm to lead the probe by mid-week, and determine whether Moonves should be suspended during the investigation.

Hoffman shipped out amidst harassment claim against fiancée

Embattled winger Mike Hoffman was traded from the Ottawa Senators to the Carolina Hurricanes via the San Jose Sharks in the wake of harassment allegations levelled against his fiancée Monika Caryk.

Rule of law must prevail in any action against Najib, says...

The PKR de facto leader says retributive justice must be avoided.

NY attorney general resigns after women abuse report

The New Yorker said none of the women classified the violence as consensual.

Greenpeace Argentina boss accused of sexual harassment

Martin Prieto has been suspended while Greenpeace carries out internal investigations.

4-time Olympic champion Icho harassed by coach

When Icho joined a national training camp in 2010, Sakae had asked her: "How dare you wrestle in front of me?"

Microsoft women filed 238 discrimination and harassment complaints

The lawsuit is attracting wider attention after a series of powerful men have left or been fired from their jobs in entertainment, the media and politics for sexual misconduct.

The disturbing and damning silence on WWF-Malaysia

Authorities should demand an immediate investigation into all organisations, charities and companies to ensure that no one is made a victim of sexual exploitation.

Filipino actress says theme parks must be safe, after daughters harassed

Beauty queen whose daughters were allegedly traumatised by men at a Malaysian theme park says innocent children and tourists should not be subjected to such disturbance.

Only 6 of 10 aid agencies open about sex abuse cases...

Several industry experts warned that the backlash against Oxfam could see charities cover up sex abuse cases for fear of losing support and funding.