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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

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Uncle named as killer of a boy killed in 1984


August 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christopher Laverack was killed in the year 1984 by a killer who was never found until way later. His murder case was the longest that police ... Read more...

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Aamir ecstatic over nod to child sexual abuse bill


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Two weeks after Bollywood actor Aamir Khan touched upon the subject of child sex abuse on his show "Satyamev Jayate", the bill targeting the ... Read more...

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Sridevi makes special appearance on Aamir’s show


May 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan brought up the issue of child sex abuse in the second episode of "Satyamev Jayate" Sunday. Yesteryears screen diva Sridevi made a ... Read more...

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Need stringent laws to curb child sexual abuse: Tirath


March 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Sexual abuse of children has become a routine affair in India and there is a need to make stringent laws to deal with it, Women ... Read more...

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Grassroots Comics: The new voice for rural issues


February 19th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Comics have long been considered a medium of entertainment, but soon the caricatures may become a powerful medium for campaigning and spreading awareness about various ... Read more...

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Calls for strict law to check child abuse


January 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With the whole nation shocked over the images of a two-year-old battered baby girl battling for life, women groups and political leaders Friday emphasised ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ now goes to Durban film fest


July 13th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Director Onir's "I AM", that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise modern society, has been officially selected for the Durban International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Foreign child abusers operating in Goa: Church


July 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) Goa is becoming a child sex trade hub after Thailand's crackdown on its thriving child abuse industry, Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao said Saturday."Till recently, Thailand was ... Read more...

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Mumbai police arrest paedophile Britons


March 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Two Britons, Duncan Grant and Alan John Waters, who were charged with child sexual abuse, were arrested in Mumbai Monday, an official said.The Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds jail term for paedophile convicts


March 18th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Observing that sexual abuse against children is the most heinous crime, the Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of three people, including two British nationals, ... Read more...

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Onir’s ‘I Am’ to open London Asian Film Festival (Movie Snippets


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Director Onir's "I Am", a tale of four stories woven together that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise modern Indian society, will open ... Read more...

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New phone app to identify potential paedophiles


January 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new phone application to identify potential paedophiles.The software, called Child Defence, enables kids to scan webchat on their mobile phones to verify the ... Read more...

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New cell phone app identifies predatory adults posing as kids


January 25th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Worried that your child may be being secretly groomed on the Internet by a predatory paedophile? Well, you can take a breather as scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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Over 3 children sexually abused in Pakistan daily: NGO report


November 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): Approximately 3.3 children are sexually abused per day in Pakistan, which is a 9.4 per cent increase as compared to the 2008 data, according to a report.According to ... Read more...

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Call to try women, child sexual abuse cases in Pak in Anti-Terrorism Courts


November 25th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 25 (ANI): Cases of women and child sexual abuse in Pakistan should be registered under the country's Anti-Terrorism Act, and tried in the Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATCs), Adviser to Sindh Chief ... Read more...

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NGO report reveals shocking spike in child sexual abuse cases in Pak


October 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 15 (ANI): In a shocking revelation made by a Pakistani NGO, over one thousand children were sexually abused across the country during the first six months of the current year.Issued ... Read more...

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Sex abuse scandal overshadows Pope’s British trip


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 14 (DPA) Virtually on the eve of Pope Benedict XVI's state visit to Britain, a dossier issued in Belgium has suggested more than 300 cases of child sexual abuse by ... Read more...

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Bill on child sexual abuse likely in Parliament’s next session: Moily


July 4th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 4 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M.Veerapa Moily on Sunday said a Bill to introduce a new law to deal with sexual offences against children is likely to come ... Read more...

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Priest removed in Italy after confessing to child abuse


June 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bolzano (Italy), June 29 (IANS/AKI) A 74-year-old priest has been removed from his position in northern Italy after confessing he sexually abused minors. Alois Kranebitter, parish priest in the Alto Adige region's Bolzano-Brixen ... Read more...

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Child sex abuse ‘a major business on the web’


May 13th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Child sex abuse images are a big business online, according to the UK's Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).The IWF's annual report discloses that about 450 criminal gangs across the ... Read more...

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Social activists back suggestion on incest law


April 25th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A city court's suggestion for enacting a separate law to deal with incest has been supported by social activists who say it will help check exploitation of ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI wants Roman Catholics to ‘do penance’


April 16th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI wants his devout followers to ‘do penance’. Critics think that this is an apparent reference to all the child sexual abuse scandals, ... Read more...

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Most parents’ child sexual abuse education efforts inadequate


April 6th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06(ANI): According to a new study, parents are not doing enough to help their children recognize, avert and disclose sexual abuse.Researchers led by Esther Deblinger, co-director of the CARES (Child ... Read more...

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298 child sexual abuse cases in last three years


March 15th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) There have been nearly 300 cases of child sexual abuse in the country in the last three years and only 66 have been disposed of, Women and ... Read more...

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Singaporean national to climb Everest to raise awareness over child abuse


February 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 21 (ANI): Santosh Kumar, a Singaporean national of Indian origin and an outdoor adventure enthusiast has intended to scale the Mount Everest this March to raise awareness on prevention of ... Read more...

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Child sex abuse victims at higher risk of suicide


February 16th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Children victimised by sexual abuse are at increased risk of suicide and accidental fatal drug overdose later in life, says a new study. Margaret Cutajar, psychologist in forensic behavioural ... Read more...

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Quick trials for cases involving foreigners soon


February 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) The Goa government is taking special steps to ensure that cases involving foreigners are tried quickly and efficiently, state chief secretary Sanjiv Srivastava said Tuesday. Srivastava told ... Read more...

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Gene variation protects some survivors of sexual abuse against alcohol


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that some adults sexually abused as children - and therefore at high risk ... Read more...

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Two more bishops resign over Irish child sex abuse


December 25th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin (Ireland), Dec. 25 (ANI): Two more bishops said Friday they were offering their resignation to Pope Benedict XVI in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal in Ireland. Auxiliary Bishops ... Read more...

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GLSEN Founder Kevin Jennings’ Name Gets Embroiled In Sex Scandal


December 10th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Homosexuality continues to be a touchy topic even in progressive first world countries. While some states of the USA offer legal acceptance of gay and lesbian people, ... Read more...

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Seven face charges for possession of Child Pornography


September 18th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
Prior Convictions Mean Sex Predators Face Mandatory Minimum Ten Year Prison Terms Seven residents of the Washington State Special Commitment Center were arrested this morning and transferred to federal custody following the return ... Read more...

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Onir has big plans


May 15th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed filmmaker Onir, post Sorry Bhai is planning to launch a series of five films. First one, titled Abhimanyu will have the backdrop of a survivor of child sexual abuse. His second ... Read more...

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Pregnancy loss linked to substance abuse, depression risk


December 15th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Young women who experience abortion or miscarriage are at higher risk for substance abuse or developing a mood disorder in later life, according to an Australian study.In ... Read more...

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