Sunday, 21 July 2019

Tag Archives: child sex abuse

Judge in ‘El Chapo’ drug trafficking case won’t order new trial

A Brooklyn federal judge refused to conduct a hearing on reported jury misconduct during the drug trafficking trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera and declined to order a new trial for the convicted Mexican cocaine kingpin. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan rejected a defense motion that followed a report ...

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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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France sets legal age of sexual consent at 15

Women demonstrate to call for a legislative change to set a minimum legal age for sexual consent. AFP PARIS: France plans to make 15 the age of sexual consent after a public outcry over two cases of sex involving 11-year-old girls, Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said on Monday.. After public ...

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Pope seeks forgiveness for sex abuse scandals

SANTIAGO: Pope Francis opened his visit to Chile by asking forgiveness for child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in the South American country. “I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children on the part of ...

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200 held over child sex abuse on live streams

British police officers arrested 188 people in a single week over allegations of online child sex abuse – and say that livestreaming platforms are becoming the platform of choice for sex offenders. Officers reported the spike in arrests after a week of “intensification” which saw forces across the UK swoop ...

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Five top-flight clubs caught up in UK soccer abuse scandal – police

LONDON: Five English Premier League and three Championship (second tier) soccer clubs are being investigated in relation to allegations of widespread historical child sex abuse in the sport dating back to the 1970s, British police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police Service, who confirmed last month that it had launched ...

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