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Indian woman gang raped after quarantined alone in school

NEW DELHI: An Indian woman was allegedly gang raped in a school in the desert state of Rajasthan where she had been quarantined for a night by the police amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a police official said on Sunday. The incident occurred last week when the victim, a daily ...

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Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

LONDON: The Gambia condemned Aung San Suu Kyi’s “silence” over the plight of Rohingya Muslims after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate defended Myanmar against genocide charges at the UN’s top court. Lawyers for the mostly Muslim African country said her arguments that Myanmar’s 2017 military crackdown was a “clearance operation” ...

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Big Brother in hot water over handling of alleged rape

MADRID: Major companies have pulled their advertising from the Spanish version of worldwide hit reality TV show “Big Brother” over its handling of an alleged rape during the filming of the popular programme. A court is investigating a complaint from one of the participants of the show, Carlota Prado, who ...

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Hard Kaur released new rap song ‘Kashmir to Khalistan’

MUMBAI: Indian hip-hop artist Taran Kaur Dhillon, also known as Hard Kaur, has released a new rap song titled ‘Kashmir to Khalistan’ and dedicated it to the innocent people of occupied Kashmir and the Sikh minority living in India. According to details, the rapper has badly bashed Prime Minister (PM) ...

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Tens of thousands rally worldwide against abuse of women

PARIS: Tens of thousands have rallied across the world to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, as France unveiled new measures to combat domestic violence. Demonstrators on Monday gathered in countries as diverse as Guatemala, Russia, Sudan and Turkey, where riot police in Istanbul blocked the ...

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Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. The suit filed in Los Angeles names as defendants Weinstein, attorneys David Boies and Lisa Bloom ...

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Filmmaker Jami shares harrowing rape ordeal on Twitter thread

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani Filmmaker Jami came out as a rape victim on the social networking platform Twitter. Voicing his support for #MeToo amid claims that the campaign is being misused, in a series of tweets Jami shared his horrific experience that occurred 13 years ago. “Why I am so strongly supporting ...

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Swara Bhaskar expresses concern over safety of women in India

BOLLYWOOD actress said, “Women’s safety has become a crisis in India. We have a situation where at least three high profile members, who hold elected office are accused of rape.” “The rape victims have had to face serious personal consequences for reporting rape. This is an alarming situation for our ...

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Demi Moore says she was raped at 15

HOLLYWOOD star Demi Moore‘s long-awaited memoir ‘Inside Out’ is being released this month, in which the actress has shared some harrowing details about her personal life and career. In an interview with The New York Times, she said: “It’s exciting, and yet I feel very vulnerable. There is no cover ...

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Cybercrime court denies bail to woman in rape video case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s cybercrime court rejected bail plea of female suspect in a rape video case. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ashfaq Ahmed Rana hearing the case ruled that the suspect was a threat to the society and the community and therefore the bail application was rejected. Judge Rana noted that ...

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