Archive for the ‘Rape and Sexual Assault’ Category

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 […]


From The BBC (07 Dec 2006): ‘SEXUAL PREDATOR’ JAILED FOR LIFE   A convicted serial rapist who was out on licence after serving 10 years in prison, has been sentenced to life for raping a teenage girl. Richard Ewing, aged 41, originally from Devon, pleaded guilty to five charges over the attack on the 17-year-old […]


A probationary policeman has been jailed for a year, and placed on the sex offenders’ register for ten years, after pleading guilty to sex with a girl under the age of 16. He also faces dismissal from the police force.


The chairman of a board of governors at a Devon school has resigned after being charged with the rape of a child under 13 and child pornography offences.


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 […]


I have been running a short series on the hundreds of women sexually tortured, mutilated and murdered in Guatemala. I have decided to post the story of Manuela Sac Haz on to ‘A speak out of male violence’ instead of my personal blog. *Warning triggering content* In Guatemala an average of 10 women are being […]


From Forsoothsayer, on Unnecessary, and not very diverting, musings blog:  On the first two days of Eid in Cairo, a mob of hundreds of men swept through downtown attacking and sexually assaulting random girls in an animalistic display that must boggle every mind. Apparently, the utter lack of basic decency, respect for women, or the […]


Today is Samhain. Heart has declared this a day of remembrance for all women who have been murdered, tortured, or persecuted, simply for being women. The charge against these women was Witchcraft. Little proof was ever needed to ‘prove’ the charge of witchcraft, and countless tens of thousands of women (and a few men) were […]


This is such an appropriate first post for this blog now that it has moved to Wordpress. Thanks to Laura (and Sparkle) via the F-Word blog. Someone suggested the author may be Flea, however, I have checked the archives back to 01 Sep 2005 and cannot find it. It is also similar to a post that […]


Jennifer (Truth About Rape Campaign) gives her analysis of the recent case of a ‘Mr Nice Guy‘ who was in reality, a despicable teen predator. He was only caught through an investigation of theft.