Archive for the ‘Domestic Violence’ Category

Anger as rock star Bertrand Cantat who murdered girlfriend is freed after four years Charles Bremner in Paris (17 Oct 2007) One of France’s biggest rock stars was released from prison yesterday after serving half of an eight-year sentence for killing his actress girlfriend in a jealous rage over a text message.


Stab attack left woman crippled Friday, 12 October 2007, 18:02 GMT 19:02 UKA man has been jailed for attacking his girlfriend so violently she is now paralysed and in a wheelchair. Adela Svobodoki still needs specialist treatment more than five months after she was stabbed twice by Lee Bellusci. Northampton Crown Court heard Bellusci, of […]


Alleged rapist scales 36-floor apartment block to knife accuser Nov 8, 2007, 2:26 GMT Hong Kong – An alleged rapist scaled a high-rise block of flats in Hong Kong to climb into a 24th floor apartment and repeatedly stab his accuser, police said Thursday. The attacker, on bail for the alleged rape, then used ropes […]


Crown Prosecutor Dorian Lovell-Pank when detailing the events of the first time Ian Gilbert allegedly raped his daughter, Jessie Gilbert, said ‘she did not consent.  She was scared.  She pretended it wasn’t happening.’   Ian Gilbert is alleged to have raped and sexually abused Jessie Gilbert for five years.  Gilbert allegedly first raped Jessie when she was […]


There are many reasons why a rape victim doesn’t, or doesn’t ‘appear to’ fight back.