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Tag Archives: child abuse

Angelina Jolie pens heartfelt essay on child abuse

HOLLYWOOD’s actress Angelina Jolie has penned an op-ed article about the increase in child abuse amidst the ongoing health crisis. The ‘Maleficent’ star has highlighted how the isolation has affected families across the globe and left the children at the risk. In an essay for a publication, the mother of ...

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Facebook removes billions of fake accounts, child abuse posts

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said it has taken down about 5.4 billion fake accounts this year,along with millions of posts depicting child abuse and suicide, in a sign of the persistent battle on social media against manipulation and misinformation. Between April and September, Facebook said it took down 3.2 billion fake accounts. ...

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World Renowned Ex-UN official jailed for child abuse

LONDON: A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles. Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced on Monday to terms of nine and seven years ...

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India arrests two after women’s heads shaved for resisting rape

BIHAR: Two people have been arrested in India’s Bihar state after a group of men shaved the heads of two women as “punishment” for resisting rape. The group, which included a local official, ambushed the mother and daughter in their home with the intent of raping them, police said. When ...

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Aditya Pancholi booked under a rape case

BOLLYWOOD actor Aditya Pancholi has been booked for rape on the basis of a complaint filed by a prominent and popular Bollywood actress. A rape case has been filed against actor-producer Aditya Pancholi in Mumbai’s Versova police station, according to an ANI tweet. The actor has been booked under a ...

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Six men jailed over Indian child rape

NEW DELHI: Three men have been jailed for life for the rape, torture and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three police officers were found guilty of destroying evidence and sentenced to five years in prison. The victim, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found ...

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Radio stations drop Michael Jackson music over abuse claims

SYDNEY: Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson’s music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Sydney’s Nova Entertainment on Thursday became the latest radio group to announce they are taking the late “King of Pop” off the ...

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Death penalty to man who raped 3-year-old girl in India

NEW DELHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a ...

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Most paedophiles in UK are of Pakistani origin, says Sajid Javid

LONDON: UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Wednesday said that a high-proportion of men involved in gang-based child exploitation in the country are of Pakistani descent, according to The BBC. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today, Javid – who has Pakistani heritage – said that ignoring the ethnicity of abusers ...

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