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Jul 03, 2014

Editorial: Desperation at the border

As tens of thousands of desperate children and teens from Central America surge across the border, the United States should trust the rule of law to defuse the crisis. The 52,000 unaccompanied children caught sneaking into the country since October -... #George W. Bush #California #Central America #El Salvador #Guatemala #U.S. Congress

Jul 12, 2014

Serial rapist's freedom comes with strict limits

He can't be alone outside after dark, needs permission to walk through his neighborhood or go to a bowling alley, and must allow random searches and polygraph tests. For the first time in roughly two decades, serial rapist Christopher Hubbart is free... #George W. Bush #California #Central America #El Salvador #Guatemala #U.S. Congress

Jul 10, 2014

India's Bollywood speaks out against rape

" Ab bakwaas band, badlaav shuru " - now the nonsense ends, change begins. That is the slogan for a social awareness building exercise spearheaded by one of India's most popular radio stations, with Bollywood actor John Abraham as its ambassador. Hav... #India #New Delhi #Kareena Kapoor #Nandita Das #Shabana Azmi #Bollywood #Amnesty International #John Abraham (actor) #Poorna Jagannathan

Jun 15, 2014

13 in Egypt to stand trial in sex assaults at rallies

CAIRO -- Egypt's top prosecutor referred 13 men to trial in the attempted rape and assault of women during public rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the first implementation of new penalties against rampant sexual violence, the state news agency repor... #Cairo #Egypt #Tahrir Square #Hosni Mubarak

Jun 13, 2014

Screaming woman in van ignored in India social experiment (w/ video)

A YouTube video of a social experiment in India that placed a screaming woman in a locked van mainly garnered an apathetic reaction from the country's residents, despite recent outrage and protest against a series of horrific rapes and murders... #India #YouTube

Jun 14, 2014

Egypt sends 13 to trial for sexual violence

Egypt's top prosecutor referred 13 men to trial for attempted rape and assault of women during public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir square, the first implementation of tough new penalties against rampant sexual violence, the state news agency repo... #Egypt #Cairo

Jun 12, 2014

Possible rape victim found hanging from tree in India

NEW DELHI—A 19-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree after allegedly being raped in an Indian village early Thursday, causing a fresh wave of outrage in a country still stunned over the fatal sexual assault recently of two teenage girls . In s... #India #New Delhi #United Nations Human Rights Council #Uttar Pradesh

Jun 14, 2014

Egypt sends 13 to trial for Tahrir sex attack

Egypt's prosecution service has referred 13 men to trial for alleged sex attacks on women at Cairo's Tahrir Square, including during inaugural celebrations for new President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, officials have said. The attacks took place on January... #Cairo #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #Tahrir Square #YouTube