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South Korean president apologizes for surge in sex crimes


August 31st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 31 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Friday after a seven-year-old girl became the latest victim of a recent series of sex crimes."I apologize ... Read more...

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Britain refuses Assange safe passage to Ecuador


August 17th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague said after Ecuador granted the Wikileaks founder political asylum.British authorities ... Read more...

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US teacher held for sexual relation with student


August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Russia to set up anti-paedophile squads


August 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry will create anti-paedophile squads at criminal investigation departments in the largest cities in the country.Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has instructed all ... Read more...

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British Sikh jailed for sex attack was guest at queen’s programme


June 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Sikh, who was jailed in 1986 for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women, was a guest among many VIPs on the Royal ... Read more...

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Court rejects Assange’s plea against extradition (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes.The 40-year-old Australian is accused of ... Read more...

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British court rules Assange be extradited


May 30th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange paving the way for his extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. "The request ... Read more...

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Now Kolkata joins the ’slutwalk’ movement


May 24th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The eastern metropolis resonated with slogans of "Jaa porechi, besh korechi (I don't care what people think of my dressing sense)" as over a hundred ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Italian priest jailed for sex crimes against minors


May 4th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) A Catholic priest in Italy has been sentenced to almost a decade in prison for sexual violence against minors.A court in the northwest city of Genoa ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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Child abusers, drug dealers as teachers in Britain!


March 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A number of convicted paedophiles, drug dealers and violent thugs were among over 4,000 criminals who applied for jobs in Britain as school teachers in ... Read more...

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Russian parliament approves chemical castration for paedophiles


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian parliament's upper house -- the Federation Council -- has approved a law that would provide tougher penalties, including life imprisonment and chemical castration, ... Read more...

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Russian city to slap fine for promoting homosexuality


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A city legislature in a central Russian town has approved a bill that will penalise people with fines for promoting homosexuality.The bill, pushed by the ... Read more...

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Minor Australian kids charged with rape, arson


January 29th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Crime by minors is soaring in Australia as nearly 300 children under 10 years have been charged with offences like rape and arson, a newspaper has ... Read more...

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Five accused of sex crimes slain in Venezuela prison


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 3 (IANS/EFE) Five people accused of rape and other sexual offences against minors in Venezuela were murdered in their prison cells by other inmates, officials said.Police in the ... Read more...

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Protests over Russian ‘gay propaganda’ bill


December 27th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Gay rights activists staged protests in the central Russian city of Kostroma Monday against plans to impose fines for the promotion of homosexuality.Last month, a ... Read more...

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Global paedophile ring busted in Russia


December 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international ring of 130 paedophiles has been busted in Russia, a public organisation said Wednesday.The League of Internet Security said it broke the ring ... Read more...

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How barbaric is Pakistani society, wonders daily


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Terrible atrocities often go unnoticed, showing "just how barbaric a society we have become", Pakistani daily said Monday as it expressed shock over sexual assault ... Read more...

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Briton nabbed in Spain for sexual abuse 11 years back


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A Briton, wanted in sexual abuse case, has been caught in Spain, eleven years after jumping his bail.Sixty-year-old Lewis Knight was wanted for allegedly sexually abusing ... Read more...

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Policeman jailed over affair with a rape ‘victim’


August 6th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A policeman in Britain has been sentenced to prison for three years for having an affair with an alleged rape victim while investigating her case and ... Read more...

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Assange challenges extradition


July 12th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Tuesday challenged in the London high court his extradition to Sweden in a sexual assault case. He termed the allegations as "legally ... Read more...

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‘First-cousin marriages behind Brit-Pak men seeking sex with vulnerable young white girls’


March 18th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A senior Muslim politician in Britain has voiced his concern that some Pakistani men, who are unhappy with arranged marriages to cousins, target vulnerable young white girls to ... Read more...

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Assange’s ‘final’ extradition fate could take a year to be decided


February 24th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24(ANI): Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, is expected to lose his battle against extradition to Sweden today.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Magistrates Court will grant the ... Read more...

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Oz man caught filming up women’s skirts at train station


February 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): A man in Australia has allegedly been caught filming up women's skirts at Sydney's Central Railway Station.The 56-year-old man was spotted using a digital camera to film up ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi threatens ‘total war’ over sex trial


February 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi has threatened to launch a 'constitutional war' against the country's judiciary after prosecutors in Milan suggested the Italian Prime Minister should be put on trial immediately ... Read more...

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Assange’s accusers ’sent texts discussing revenge’


February 9th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The women who accused Julian Assange of sexually assaulting them sent text messages to each other, discussing 'revenge' and extracting money from the WikiLeaks founder, a London court ... Read more...

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Polanski demonisation has turned me away from left-wing: Carla Bruni


February 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni has admitted that her support for two high-profile men linked with underage sex crimes made her abandon her links with the Socialist Party.She ... Read more...

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First-cousin marriages blamed for sex crimes by Pakistani men in UK


January 30th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A senior Muslim politician in UK believes that there is a link between first-cousin marriages and sex crimes by Pakistani men.Lord Ahmed of Rotherham, Britain's first Muslim peer, ... Read more...

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Assange to appear in court over extradition case


January 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is due to appear in a London court Tuesday in his fight against extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over alleged ... Read more...

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Russian molested at Goa beach, one held


January 10th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) A 20-year-old man from Hyderabad was arrested for molesting a Russian tourist at Arambol beach in Goa Sunday afternoon, police said.The 20-year-old Russian tourist was sun-bathing at the ... Read more...

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Goa tourism hopes for Japanese boost


December 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 27 (IANS) Attracting a lot of negative publicity in western Europe and Russia due to a string of high profile sex crimes against foreign tourists, Goa is now looking at ... Read more...

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Amazon hit by web failure


December 13th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) European sites of online retailer Amazon suffered a temporary failure for about 30 minutes, amid ongoing threats against major sites by pro-WikiLeaks activists, the BBC reported Monday.British, French, ... Read more...

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Assange did not commit rape, says mother


December 10th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Julian Assange's mother has said that her son is not guilty of the rape charges against him and that "massive forces" are out to get him.Assange has been ... Read more...

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Hackers target credit card firms in revenge for Assange


December 9th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A group of computer hackers has carried out revenge attacks against leading credit card companies viewed as enemies of WikiLeaks, forcing their websites to stop functioning, a ... Read more...

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US acting like ‘retrogressive Pak’ in its attempts to censor WikiLeaks: Pak editorial


December 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The WikiLeaks-Assange episode indicates that the 'backwardness' of underdeveloped countries like Pakistan, which was called 'retrogressive' for banning social networking site 'Facebook', has now spread to the ... Read more...

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