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Hong Kong double rapist who scorched and tormented victim sentenced to 18 years in jail

Mrs Justice Judianna Barnes Wai-ling says Cheung Tsz-hong’s use of violence and failure to wear a condom among aggravating factors

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Hong Kong policeman arrested over rape of girl, 14, while out on bail facing sex assault allegations on two others

City’s police face another blow to reputation, with latest case bringing number of arrests involving officers this year to 30

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People told to speak out over sex assault

BEIJING: Legal experts are encouraging people to speak out and call police in a timely manner in cases of sexual assault or harassment, after news of several such cases burned through Chinese social media.


Release of 'Wolf Pack' behind Spanish sex assault sparks protests

MADRID (Reuters) - Five men convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman at the Pamplona bull running festival in 2016 were released on bail on Friday, re-igniting outrage over the case which has led to mass protests calling for tougher punishment of sex crimes.


Top Japan finance official denies sexual harassment, says to sue publisher

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top finance bureaucrat denied on Monday a weekly magazine's allegation that he had sexually harassed female reporters and vowed to sue its publisher for defamation, his ministry said in a statement.


Topless protester confronts Cosby at sex assault retrial

NORRISTOWN: A former Cosby Show actress stripped off her top and confronted comedian Bill Cosby as he returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday (April 9) for the start of his retrial on sexual assault charges, and she was quickly wrestled to the ground by police.


NZ Labour suspends youth wing events after summer-camp sex assault allegations

SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling Labour Party has suspended all events by its youth wing after police opened an investigation into a summer camp where media has reported instances of sexual assault took place.

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Saying ‘Me Too’ in Japan a big risk for women

TOKYO: Japanese women who say “Me too” do so at their own risk.


South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement

A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.


Australian police file hundreds of sex abuse charges against seven people

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have charged seven people with more than 100 child sex abuse offences, including the rape of three boys under eight, they said in a statement.