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‘Lazy’ policeman faces jail for sabotaging probes


September 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A police official in Scotland Yard is facing jail after he failed to investigate rape cases that allowed the alleged rapists to escape prosecution, because he ... Read more...

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European arrest warrant issued for paedophile priest


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Police in London have obtained a European arrest warrant for a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Father Laurence Soper is wanted ... Read more...

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Three Jordan Paralympics athletes charged with sex offences


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Three members of the Paralympics squad from Jordan have been charged with committing sexual offences against a child and a woman, The Sun reported Wednesday.The men ... Read more...

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British woman jailed for prostituting teenaged girl


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 26-year-old British woman has been sentenced to jail for five years after she gave cocaine to a 14-year-old runaway schoolgirl and took her to Manchester's ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ aired their 500th Episode


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly successful animated series The Simpsons reached a milestone on Sunday when the 500th episode was aired on FOX. The show has thus become the ... Read more...

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Assange fights extradition in British Supreme Court


February 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has started his latest legal action at the Supreme Court in London to try to block his extradition to Sweden, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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Assange wins right to pursue extradition fight


December 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has won the right to petition the British Supreme Court in his fight against extradition to Sweden, BBC reported Monday.He lost a ... Read more...

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Sex racket busted in Kolkata, 6 arrested


December 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Six people including two women, were arrested for running a sex racket in the city Thursday, police said, adding that a woman, being trafficked out of ... Read more...

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Paedophile held for soliciting sex


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) An HIV afflicted paedophile, who arranged online to have sex with three children, has been jailed in Britain as the 'contact' he was chatting with to ... Read more...

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Man facing 99 child sex charges gets bail


October 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) An elderly Australian, charged with 99 child sex offences including obtaining under-age prostitution, has been granted bail. Richard Paul Baxter,63, of the Brisbane riverside suburb of ... Read more...

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Teacher held for lesbian relationship with girl


September 30th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A woman teacher in Britain has been detained under the Mental Health Act for having a lesbian relationship with a teenaged pupil.At an earlier hearing at ... Read more...

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Judge grants Debra Lafave early probation


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tampa, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former middle school teacher and sex offender Debra Lafave is no longer under probation after a judge ended it. The 31-year-old was arrested and charged with sex ... Read more...

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Child sex abuse convictions surge in UK


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of individuals found guilty of sex offences on children under 16 in England and Wales has risen by nearly 60 percent in last six ... 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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Julian Assange appears in court


July 13th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court on Tuesday in his bid to prevent extradition to Sweden where he faces sexual offence charges. The former hacker appealed ... Read more...

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Paedophile schoolteacher films himself abusing girls


June 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A primary schoolteacher in Britain has been accused of filming himself with girls as young as 13 while sexually abusing them.Nigel Leat, 51, filmed scenes of ... Read more...

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New law threatens Nepal as gay rights haven


June 10th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Almost three years after Nepal became the first country in South Asia where the apex court recognised same sex marriages, the nascent republic's strong gay rights ... Read more...

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Every 20 minutes a kid sexually assaulted in Britain


May 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) At least one child was sexually assaulted every 20 minutes in Britain last year, Sky News reported.The data obtained by the National Society for Prevention of ... Read more...

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Online porn encourages sex offenders


May 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Online pornography is normalising extreme fantasies and increasing the risk of sexual offences. Research suggests that there is a "causal link" between the dramatic rise in ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi laments he missed out dinner with 1,000 women


May 5th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi, known for his love of near-the-knuckle jokes, continued to show that standing trial for sex offences with a teenage prostitute had not affected his sense of ... Read more...

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Oz MP’s bid to microchip, castrate sex offenders rejected


March 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): A Queensland MP's call to microchip and castrate convicted child sex offenders, has been rejected by child protection advocates.Sunshine Coast MP Peter Wellington suggested the measures during a ... Read more...

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Oz school mistress jailed for 5 years for sexually abusing boys


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): A New South Wales woman will spend at least five years in jail for sexually abusing six boys at the school where she worked.In sentencing Cassandra Leigh Johnson, ... Read more...

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School mistress in Oz offered boys aged 11-12 oral sex


March 21st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): A school house mistress in Australia has been brought before the courts for sexually abusing six boys in the age group of 11 to 12.Judge Anthony Garling was ... Read more...

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Brit man used schoolgirl, 15, as sex toy in cult’s initiation ceremony


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A man from Britain has been accused of leading a cult and using a 15-year-old schoolgirl as a sex toy in an occult initiation ceremony.Colin Batley, 48, who ... Read more...

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Two mn crimes go unreported every year in Britain


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Around two million offences in Britain every year are not even reported to police because people feel it is a "waste of time".Policemen also "screen out" half of ... Read more...

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Media watchdog group calls for child pornography probe of MTV’s ‘Skins’


January 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A media watchdog group has called on lawmakers and law enforcement officials to investigate possible child pornography and exploitation on MTV's new series 'Skins'.Parents Television Council President Tim ... Read more...

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Italian magistrate ‘Ilda the Red’ plans to quiz Berlusconi on sex offences


January 17th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has come under the scanner of a Milan magistrate, known as 'Ilda the Red', who plans to quiz him about his alleged sex ... Read more...

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Polo player in UK jailed for having sex with 15-yr-old


January 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): A polo player has been sent to jail for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl after showering her with text messages and complimenting her on social ... Read more...

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Hundreds of kids report sex abuse at hands of women in UK yearly: NSPCC


January 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in the UK has revealed that hundreds of children call the ChildLine helpline every year to say they ... Read more...

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Mum-of-two in UK jailed after being caught in bed with 14-yr-old lover


December 21st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A mother-of-two in Britain has been sentenced to do three years of jail time after she was caught naked in bed with her 14-year-old schoolboy lover.Susanne Divers, ... Read more...

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Jailed Julian Assange to get limited Internet access


December 10th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be getting limited access to the Internet while in jail.Assange, 39, who is accused of sex offences in Sweden, ... Read more...

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School mistress says she gave sex education to abused boys


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) A house mistress in an Australian school sexually abused boys aged 11 and 12 and rationalised her behaviour as providing sex education, a court has been told.The unnamed ... Read more...

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UK teacher accused of underage sex with 15-yr-old admits abducting him


November 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A UK ballet teacher is likely to be jailed after she confessed abducting a 15-year-old boy with whom she had been accused of having a sexual relationship.Sarah Pirie, ... Read more...

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Rapist cop in UK finally jailed after attacking 30 women during 5-year reign


November 25th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A rapist policeman in Britain has finally been jailed after he attacked up to 30 women during a five-year reign of terror.PC Stephen Mitchell, 42, assaulted drug addicts ... Read more...

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Former Oz principal jailed for sex attack on student - again


November 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): A former NSW school principal who has already served a term for sex offences has been jailed again for at least four years for attacking another student.Frank ... Read more...

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