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Nevermind! Spencer Elden's lawsuit of child pornography against Nirvana dismissed: All you need to know about the case
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Nevermind! Spencer Elden's lawsuit of child pornography against Nirvana dismissed: All you need to know about the case

“Spencer Elden has spent three decades profiting from his celebrity as the self-anointed 'Nirvana Baby,'” the judge gave until 27 January to file an amended complaint that addresses the issues raised in the defendants’ motion.

No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse
India

No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse

POCSO Act was amended in order to make it more effective in dealing with cases of child sex abuse in the country and notified on 6 August, 2019 and made effective from 16 August, 2019

As R Kelly goes to trial, a timeline of minors sexual abuse, child pornography allegations against singer
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As R Kelly goes to trial, a timeline of minors sexual abuse, child pornography allegations against singer

R Kelly’s federal case in Chicago is on hold while the racketeering case unfolds in Brooklyn; the judge set a status hearing for 17 August. If convicted, Kelly could face up to 20 years in prison.

Delhi Police sends reminder to Twitter to share details of accounts used to circulate 'child pornography' content
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Delhi Police sends reminder to Twitter to share details of accounts used to circulate 'child pornography' content

The Delhi Police has sought details like the links shared on Twitter, accounts used to circulate such content, location and server details from where such content was posted, etc.

Retired French surgeon Joel Le Scouarnec gets 15 years in jail in first leg of country’s biggest paedophilia trial
World

Retired French surgeon Joel Le Scouarnec gets 15 years in jail in first leg of country’s biggest paedophilia trial

The doctor, who has been accused of sexually abusing over 300 children, was found to be in possession of over three lakh pornographic images including those of children

CBI books Mumbai man under POCSO for luring minors online, selling child pornography
India

CBI books Mumbai man under POCSO for luring minors online, selling child pornography

The accused would entice minors into online relationships posing as a film star and ask them for pornographic photographs and videos, which he then used to trap them into his illicit net, officials said.

R Kelly's attorney claims singer was assaulted by fellow detainee in federal prison
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R Kelly's attorney claims singer was assaulted by fellow detainee in federal prison

R Kelly's lawyer reveals he learned of the attack on his client on Wednesday, and has received conflicting information on the extent of Kelly’s injuries.

Coronavirus Outbreak: R Kelly, awaiting sexual abuse trial, seeks release from Chicago prison citing pandemic risk
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Coronavirus Outbreak: R Kelly, awaiting sexual abuse trial, seeks release from Chicago prison citing pandemic risk

R Kelly faces several dozen counts of state and federal sexual misconduct charges in Illinois, Minnesota and New York, from sexual assault to heading a racketeering scheme aimed at supplying him with girls

R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s
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R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s

An updated federal indictment against R Kelly unsealed Friday in Chicago includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser, adding to the jailed singer's mounting legal challenges across three states

Former Germany and Real Madrid footballer Christoph Metzelder under investigation for sharing child pornography
Sports

Former Germany and Real Madrid footballer Christoph Metzelder under investigation for sharing child pornography

Authorities have raided Metzelder's home and offices in Duesseldorf, and seized a laptop and a mobile phone.

Parliament approves POCSO (Amendment) Bill for stricter punishments, including death penalty, for child sex abuse
India

Parliament approves POCSO (Amendment) Bill for stricter punishments, including death penalty, for child sex abuse

Cutting across party lines, members supported amendments to POCSO Act though some demanded that Bill be referred to the Standing Committee or Select Committee as it makes certain offences punishable with death.

Prosecutor on R. Kelly child pornography case alleges that more people could be charged
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Prosecutor on R. Kelly child pornography case alleges that more people could be charged

R. Kelly, 52, is being held without bond on charges that include producing child pornography and coercing minors to engage in sex

R Kelly tried to cover up sex crimes by paying off, threatening victims, say federal prosecutors
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R Kelly tried to cover up sex crimes by paying off, threatening victims, say federal prosecutors

R Kelly was arrested Thursday evening while walking his dog Believe in Chicago.

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse
India

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments in the POSCO Act by specifying death penalty as the punishment for sexual assault against minors.

WhatsApp is being rampantly used as a platform for child pornography: Report
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WhatsApp is being rampantly used as a platform for child pornography: Report

A probe was conducted on public WhatsApp groups, where participants add themselves via an invite link.

R Kelly denies allegations of sexual abuse in first interview since arrest: 'I'm fighting for my life'
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R Kelly denies allegations of sexual abuse in first interview since arrest: 'I'm fighting for my life'

R Kelly was also acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008 that centered on a graphic video that prosecutors said showed him having sex with a girl as young as 13.

Centre intoduces amendments to POCSO Act in Lok Sabha: Bill to include death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children
India

Centre intoduces amendments to POCSO Act in Lok Sabha: Bill to include death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children

The POCSO Act defines child as any person below the age of 18 years and the amendments are aimed at discouraging the trend of child sexual abuse by acting as a deterrent.

WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation
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WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation

Last month, a group of Israeli researchers had found dozens of WhatsApp groups with Child Pornography.

Govt may amend IT law to allow shutdown of apps, sites that spread fake news
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Govt may amend IT law to allow shutdown of apps, sites that spread fake news

The amendment also proposes tech companies to deploy tools to "identify" and curb unlawful content.

Cabinet approves amendments to POCSO Act, introduces death penalty for aggravated sexual offences
India

Cabinet approves amendments to POCSO Act, introduces death penalty for aggravated sexual offences

The government has approved amendments to the POCSO Act and introduced stringent measures to check the circulation of child pornography and administration of hormones to children to attain early sexual maturity.