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Matt Araiza's Accuser
Goes Public With Her Claims
Sep 2, 2022 6:25 AM CDT
Matt Araiza's Accuser Goes Public With Her Claims
She speaks to ABC News
- Matt Araiza, dubbed the "Punt God" after an 82-yard punt kick in his debut with the Buffalo Bills, was let go by the team last week after he was accused in a civil lawsuit of participating in a gang rape. "Our culture in Buffalo is more important than...
Years Later, Gang Rapes Lead
to 'Only Yes Means Yes' Law
Aug 26, 2022 3:40 PM CDT
Years Later, Gang Rapes Lead to 'Only Yes Means Yes' Law
Public outcry in Spain had followed infamous court rulings
- Spain's lawmakers, under pressure since an infamous gang rape in 2016, have approved a law requiring that consent to sexual activity be explicit. "It's a victorious day after many years of struggle," said Irene Montero, the nation's equality minister. "From now on, no woman...
Court in India Sets Free
Men Who Raped Woman
Aug 18, 2022 1:00 PM CDT
Court in India Sets Free Men Who Raped Woman
'How can justice for a woman end like this?' asks victim
- A Muslim woman who was gang raped while pregnant during India's devastating 2002 religious riots has appealed to the government to rescind its decision to free the 11 men who had been jailed for life for committing the crime. The victim, who is now in her 40s, was brutally...
Woman Accused of Making Up
Rape Story Is Cleared
Jan 31, 2022 8:41 AM CST
Woman Accused of Making Up Rape Story Is Cleared
British teen who alleged gang-rape in Cyprus has her conviction for lying overturned
An explosive case involving allegations of gang rape has taken another turn. The Supreme Court in Cyprus has overturned the conviction of a British woman who was convicted of making up rape allegations in 2019, reports the AP . The woman initially told police that a group of Israeli men...
Nation Accepts Responsibility
for Journalist's Gang Rape
Oct 19, 2021 1:26 PM CDT
Nation Accepts Responsibility for Journalist's Gang Rape
International court finds Colombia tolerated, if not consented, to 2000 attack on Jineth Bedoya
- Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya was kidnapped at gunpoint outside a prison in Bogota, where she'd expected to interview an imprisoned paramilitary leader in May 2000. It was the start of 16 hours of torture that would include a gang-rape, reports CBS News . "All I know is that I...
Aug 11, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
Brutality in Ethiopia Is 'Absolutely Shocking'
Amnesty International says government is using rape as weapon of war
- Ethiopia's military is guilty of war crimes, including using rape as a weapon of war, according to Amnesty International, which shares horrific accounts from victims in a new report . The group says "overwhelming evidence" shows rape has been rampant in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region since fighting between...
Protests Follow Rape,
Slaying of 9-Year-Old Dalit Girl
Aug 4, 2021 4:59 PM CDT
Protests Follow Rape, Slaying of 9-Year-Old Dalit Girl
Killing of a member of India's lowest caste again brings street demonstrations
- Four men have been charged in the rape and slaying of a 9-year-old girl in India, sparking three days of street demonstrations against both the crime and the nation's treatment of the lowest caste in Hinduism. The child, whose name was not released, was found dead Sunday night, her...
After Grisly Gang Rape,
a Forced 3am Cremation
Sep 30, 2020 1:05 PM CDT
After Grisly Gang Rape, a Forced 3am Cremation
Family says police burned Indian victim's body without permission
- Activists in India are urging police to explain the "inhumane decision" to cremate the body of a rape victim against her family's wishes—and after family members protesting the decision were allegedly beaten. The 19-year-old victim was a Dalit, meaning from the country's lowest caste. She spent...
Alleged Gang Rape of Teen Girl
a 'Crime Against Humanity'
Aug 21, 2020 7:14 AM CDT
Alleged Gang Rape of Teen Girl a 'Crime Against Humanity'
Netanyahu calls for justice in case that may have involved up to 30 men
- Two suspects are in custody after an alleged attack in a Red Sea resort city in Israel that the prime minister calls "shocking," and there may be more arrests to come. Per the
New York Times
, police rep Nava Dihi says a 16-year-old girl came to Ashkelon police...
India Hangs 4 Men
for Gang Rape That
Mar 20, 2020 6:56 AM CDT
India Hangs 4 Men for Gang Rape That Stunned Country
Victim died 2 weeks after 2012 bus rape
- Four men sentenced to death for the gruesome gang rape and murder of a woman on a New Delhi bus in 2012 were hanged Friday, concluding a case that exposed the scope of sexual violence against women in India and prompted horrified Indians to demand swift justice. The men were...
In 'Party Town,'
an Alleged Gang
Jan 7, 2020 9:45 AM CST
In 'Party Town,' an Alleged Gang Rape. Now, Accuser Is Sentenced
Teen gets 4-month suspended sentence for lying about Cyprus rape; she says retraction was coerced
- A judge in Cyprus says he's giving a "second chance" to a young woman who came before his bench, handing down a four-month sentence that's been suspended for three years after she was convicted of lying about being gang-raped. Per the BBC and the
, the unidentified...
Crowd Cheers Police After
4 Rape Suspects Killed
Dec 6, 2019 1:48 AM CST
Crowd Cheers Police After 4 Rape Suspects Killed
Police in India say they were trying to escape
- Indian police on Friday fatally shot and killed four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, leading some to celebrate their deaths as justice in a case that has sparked protests across the country. The men, who were in police custody and had not been formally...
'Lawlessness' as Woman Is Set
on Fire in Another Rape Case
Dec 5, 2019 11:01 AM CST
'Lawlessness' as Woman Is Set on Fire in Another Rape Case
23-year-old in India was attacked by men she accused of sexually assaulting her, police say
- An Indian woman who accused two men of rape was set on fire—allegedly by those same men—on her way to a court hearing in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who suffered burns on up to 90% of her body, is now "fighting for her life,"...
2 French Cops Convicted
in Gang Rape of Tourist
Jan 31, 2019 4:27 PM CST
2 French Cops Convicted in Gang Rape of Tourist
Emily Spanton says she was assaulted at the Paris police headquarters
- Two French policemen have been convicted of gang rape and sentenced to seven years in prison after a Canadian tourist reported being assaulted at the Paris police headquarters, the city's public prosecutor's office said Thursday. The case centered on an assault at 36 Quai des Orfevres, a famous...
Female Street Performers
Gang-Raped at Gunpoint
Jun 22, 2018 5:20 PM CDT
Female Street Performers Gang-Raped at Gunpoint
Police in India are still investigating
- Five female activists were performing a street play in remote India this week when men kidnapped them at gunpoint and gang-raped them in a forest, CBS News reports. Police say the activists were working with an NGO backed by local Christian missionaries—and were accompanied by two nuns and four...
Airline Creates Service
to Help Women Flying Alone
Jul 31, 2017 11:45 AM CDT
Airline Creates Service to Help Women Flying Alone
'A sincere effort to ensure peace of mind' from Indian airline Vistara
- India has earned a reputation as a place that's dangerous for women and girls, underscored by the story of a 10-year-old rape victim now in the news for trying to get permission to get an abortion . Another shocking story from 2012 set off a series of protests across the...
Ex-Student: Gang Rape Was
'Bonding' for Baylor Players
May 18, 2017 3:36 AM CDT
Ex-Student: Gang Rape Was 'Bonding' for Baylor Players
She says she was drugged, assaulted by up to 8 players
- A former student at the world's largest Baptist college says she was gang-raped by football players who treated the assault as a "bonding" experience. The women, a former member of Baylor University's volleyball team, filed a lawsuit against the college Tuesday over its handling of the alleged...
Boy Turned In by Mom
in Facebook Live Rape
No One Reported
Apr 3, 2017 5:59 PM CDT
Boy Turned In by Mom in Facebook Live Rape No One Reported
Two have now been arrested, more arrests expected
- A second teenager suspected in the sexual assault of a Chicago teenager that was streamed live on Facebook turned himself in to police on Monday afternoon, the AP reports. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the mother of a 15-year-old boy who was being sought on an arrest warrant issued Sunday...
Boy, 14, Arrested in Facebook
Live Rape No One Reported
Apr 2, 2017 6:06 AM CDT
Boy, 14, Arrested in Facebook Live Rape No One Reported
Chicago assault was watched by 40 people, no one called police
- A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook and watched by about 40 people who didn't report it to authorities, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said more arrests are expected as the...
Cops: Texas Teen's
Gang-Rape Story Was a Hoax
Mar 23, 2017 12:16 PM CDT
Cops: Texas Teen's Gang-Rape Story Was a Hoax
Police say scratches to her body were self-inflicted
- A bloodied Breana Talbott stumbled into a Texas church on March 8, wearing only a T-shirt and underwear, claiming to have been kidnapped and gang-raped in nearby woods by three black men in ski masks, police say. Authorities in Denison now add that the 18-year-old's story was only an...
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