Friday, 17 November 2017

Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Angelina Jolie urges UN to crack down on sexual violence

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LONDON: Angelina Jolie has urged United Nations peacekeepers to crack down on sexual violence. The 42-year-old actress referenced the recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood – which have seen several big-names, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey accused of sexual harassment – in a forceful speech in which she called ...

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

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MICHIGAN: Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He’s ...

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Actress sues Weinstein Company for enabling sexual assault

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LONDON: An actress filed suit against The Weinstein Company, alleging that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her and that the company had enabled his behaviour. Dominique Huett charges in her suit – the first to be filed since the Weinstein scandal broke earlier this month – that she met Weinstein at ...

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British scientist pleads guilty to 137 online sex abuse charges

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BIRMINGHAM: A British scientist pleaded guilty to 137 criminal offences involving online abuse, including encouraging the rape of a four-year-old boy, the National Crime Agency said in a statement. Matthew Falder, 28, who dubbed himself “666devil” and “evilmind” online, blackmailed many of his 50 victims into sending “severe abuse images” ...

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Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

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Detectives have interviewed a possible victim who recently reported she was sexually assaulted by the film mogul, police spokesman Sal Ramirez said. He said he could not answer any questions about where the incident took place or when the woman was interviewed by detectives. The Los Angeles Times reported the ...

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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

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LONDON: Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal. The rules will come into force in the coming weeks, Twitter said in a statement late Tuesday, after company co-founder Jack Dorsey on ...

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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

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NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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Harvey Weinstein’s 30-Year Pattern Of Abuse In Hollywood

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HOLLYWOOD: In 1984, Harvey Weinstein was 32 years old and making one of his first real feature films, on location outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania. It was a comedy called Playing for Keeps, featuring a not-yet-famous Marisa Tomei, and the mood on set was anxious. Weinstein was foul-mouthed and domineering. He ...

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Kangana alleges Aditya Pancholi of sexually abusing her

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MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who is currently busy in the promotion of her upcoming film Simran, leveled sexual abuse allegations against film actor Aditya Pancholi. In her latest interview, Kangana finally revealed the name of the one who abused her when she was only 17-year-old. She said she also ...

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UK politicians complain against hate article about Muslims

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LONDON: Over 100 British politicians have signed an open letter complaining about The Sun newspaper “using Nazi-like language” regarding the Muslim community in Britain. On Monday, The Sun ran an article which asked: “What will we do about the Muslim problem?” It was written by one of the paper’s big ...

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