27.4 C
Kuala Lumpur
Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: sex assault

Embattled Vatican envoy faces new sex assault claim in Canada

74-year-old bishop Luigi Ventura, the Vatican's envoy to France, has been accused of molesting an official at the Paris mayor's office.

No sex assault charges for Chinese tech billionaire, says US prosecutor

The office of the Hennepin County Attorney says the allegations against Liu has "profound evidentiary problems."

Defense seeks to toss all Weinstein sex charges

The Hollywood mogul's lawyer suggested a police detective had committed 'additional misconduct' involving one of his accusers.

Republican lashes out over Kavanaugh accusations

After being silent on the hearing most of the day, the White House sounded its approval of Graham's counterattack – and in doing so signalled its support for the embattled nominee.

Hollywood mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Weinstein has repeatedly denied having any non-consensual sexual encounters.

Harvey Weinstein wants jury to rule on sex-assault insurance

Weinstein’s lawyers said they want an eight-day trial in federal court in Manhattan on the issue of insurers’ refusals to pick up the tab for his defense under policies that exclude coverage for “sexual molestation.”

Los Angeles prosecutors review 1992 sex assault accusation against Kevin Spacey

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reviewing a 1992 sexual assault accusation against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, authorities said on Wednesday.

Investor says deal reached for Weinstein Company assets

Investor wants to build a movie studio led by a board of directors made up of a majority of independent women and create a victims' compensation fund.

Sex abuse at Chilean church school was an unending ‘perverse game’,...

A victim reveals how the Marist Brothers would use excuses like scout camp, the vocational exam or the retreat to abuse students.

Oxfam faces South Sudan abuse claim as sex scandal widens

A survey conducted also revealed that a existed a 'culture of sexual abuse' in some Oxfam offices, with staff claiming they experienced sexual assault.

Reporting of sexual assault surges in France post-Weinstein

Number of complaints for sexual assault and rape rose 31.5% in the last quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.

Iranian denies sexually assaulting 12-year-old stepdaughter

The 28-year old pleads with court to be released on bail so he can explain to his family what really happened.

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sex assault case as jury deadlocks

Cosby has said any sexual activity was consensual. He still faces at least four civil lawsuits from at least 10 accusers.