Friday, 15 November 2019

Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape: Human Rights Watch

BANJUL: Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh “handpicked” women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said. “Yahya Jammeh treated Gambian women like his personal property,” said US attorney Reed Brody of Human Rights Watch (HRW). “But rape and sexual ...

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Complaint filed against Aditya Pancholi for ‘abusing’ Kangana

BOLLYWOOD actor Aditya Pancholi has been charged with a case of ‘assault and exploitation’ by Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli. A complaint has been filed by Rangoli which stated that the actor exploited and abused Kangana, a decade ago. For the ones unaware, Kangana had earlier accused Pancholi of sexual and ...

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Pope promises moves against sexual abuse but victims disappointed

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis, ending a landmark conference on sexual abuse of children by clergy, called on Sunday for an “all-out battle” against a crime he said should be “erased from the face of the earth”. The pope promised that guidelines used by national bishops conferences to prevent abuse and ...

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Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Drugged, Raped 13-Year-Olds

MEXICO: A witness in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman told the US government the Mexican drug kingpin drugged and raped girls as young as 13, according to court documents unsealed. Longtime associate Alex Cifuentes told authorities a woman would send Guzman photos of young girls to choose from, ...

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Michael estate hits out at ‘Leaving never land’ film

HOLLYWOOD: The film, which includes in-depth interviews with two alleged victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Jackson, premieres at Sundance later this month. The estate of the late Michael Jackson has hit out at the makers of a new documentary film which details allegations that the star sexually ...

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IFTDA suspends Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him. The 48-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi and journalist Karishma Upadhyay. The three opened up ...

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FIFA bans Afghan football chief pending sex abuse probe

GENEVA: FIFA suspended the president of the Afghanistan Football Federation Keramuddin Karim for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the  Afghan national women´s team. FIFA´s independent ethics committee said in a statement that the provisional ban “may be extended pending proceedings on the ...

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FIFA probing sex abuse claims on Afghanistan women’s team

KABUL: Football’s world governing body FIFA is looking in to claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women’s team, it confirmed in a statement Saturday. The allegations against officials including the Afghanistan Football Federation’s president Keramuddin Karim were reported in Britain’s Guardian newspaper. The AFF has “vigorously” ...

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Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against Subhash Ghai

BOLLYWOOD: Model and actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case. The actress took the complaint back four days ago by sending a note to the DN Nagar Police station, as per a Mid Day report. Kate ...

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Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual abuse by Rafiqul

Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual harassment by businessman-politician Rafiqul The Facebook post of the Bangladeshi-Irish model has touched off a social media storm, but the accused, Rongdhanu Group Chairman Md Rafiqul Islam, has denied the allegations. Prioty, a pilot by training, had modelled several products in Bangladesh after she won ...

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