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Report: LGBTQ+ Men and Women Raped, Abused In Syrian Conflict
Gay and bisexual men in Syria, along with transgender women, have been suffering horrific sexual violence in that nation during its multisided civil war, as documented in a new Human Rights Watch report.
“Since the Syrian conflict began in March 2011, men and boys and transgender women have been subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence by the Syrian government and non-state armed groups, including the extremist armed group Islamic State (also known as ISIS),” says the report, “They Treated Us in Monstrous Ways”: Sexual Violence Against Men, Boys, and Transgender Women in the Syrian Conflict, released Wednesday. “Heterosexual men and boys are vulnerable to sexual violence in Syria, but men who are gay or bisexual — or perceived to be — and transgender women are particularly at risk.”
Naila, a 21-year-old transgender woman, said she was gang-raped in prison while a minor. “They brought the stick of a mop and they inserted it in our anus,” she said. “A strong bleeding started, and we were mutilated.”
Gay Man Says Group of 7 Beat Him Unconscious While Camping
Family of Special-Ed Student Who Was Given Drugs, Sexually Assaulted by Teacher Sues School District
Disturbing video shows teens beating pregnant mom, kicking toddler
A group of teens pummeled a pregnant Illinois mom — and even drop-kicked her helpless tot — during a caught-on-video brawl, according to footage and reports.
The disturbing confrontation circulating on Twitter showed two young women attacking the woman as she stood with her young daughter outside a home Friday in the village of Brooklyn.
Two of the girls are seen in the footage attacking the woman, pulling her hair and pushing her to the ground.
A third girl filmed the attack on the mom, who is pregnant, The Sun reported.
As the group clobbered the mom, a teen boy suddenly ran over and kicked the toddler in the head, the report said.
NYPD chief, protesters roughed up in Brooklyn Bridge clash
Megan Thee Stallion Says She's 'Incredibly Grateful to Be Alive' After Being Shot Multiple Times
Six shot, one fatally, on Brooklyn street -- three gunmen sought
Suspect in Brooklyn assault weapon double murder is nabbed
Friends Suspect Hate Crime in Virginia Gay Man's Death
Slain high school basketball star remembered as ‘role model’ at funeral
Spirit airline employees battered in violent brawl over delayed flight
Unhinged man shouts racist & anti-gay slurs at restaurant as police refuse to intervene
Suspect in Atlanta shooting death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner turns himself in
The 'war on women' didn't stop when South Africa locked down over Covid-19
Khayelitsha, South Africa (CNN) The shack sits just down a narrow dirt alleyway, visible from a main road in Khayelitsha, near Cape Town. This is where the suspected killer is alleged to have hidden the body of his girlfriend, packed in between a corrugated iron siding and a concrete wall, just feet away from where he lived.
Prosecutors say he put 36-year-old Sibongiseni Gabada's corpse in a bag and covered it with garbage.
Gabada was missing for two weeks before her body was found. Every day people would walk past, until finally the smell of decomposing remains became stronger than the stench of the trash piled on top.
"When the people asked what is going on there. He said, 'No, it is rubbish, I am going to throw it away.' That is the kind of person he was -- an animal," says Gabada's grandmother, Mavis Gabada.
She gingerly moves forward to stare at the spot, sobbing. "Why was my granddaughter killed like a dog?" she asks.
First female athlete publicly accuses former U-M doctor of sexual assault
Kentucky Teacher Accused of Raping Teen Student, Sending Explicit Videos to Another
“I feel like the baby’s eating me.”
Scandal erupts at prestigious British university, after students accuse several members of US-style frat house of sexual assault
Former CPS football coach sexually assaulted student, prosecutors say
Widow condemns "barbaric" death of driver beaten over masks
The wife of a French bus driver who was beaten to death after he asked four passengers to wear face masks aboard his vehicle called Saturday for “exemplary punishment” for his killers.
The assault on Philippe Monguillot has scandalized France. President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday dispatched the interior minister to meet the driver's widow after his death was announced Friday. He had been hospitalized in critical condition after the July 5 attack.
Veronique Monguillot said she told the minister, Gerald Darmanin, that she and their three daughters were “destroyed” by the attack on her husband at a bus stop in Bayonne, southwest France.
“We must bang a fist on the table, so this never happens again,” she said. “It's barbaric, not normal. We must stop this massacre."
Coronavirus and racism could worsen black suicide rate, experts warn
Coronavirus update: Democratic Louisiana governor issues mask mandate as state’s death toll rises
California to release 8,000 inmates in attempt to combat COVID-19 spike in prisons
As Texas morgues fill up, refrigerator trucks are on the way in several counties
Customer leaves $1,000 tip on $43 tab at N.J. restaurant; thanks staff ‘for working through this tough time’
Florida sets grim coronavirus record with nearly 500 deaths in one week
Coronavirus: Orange County reports 1,251 new cases and 9 new deaths
Disney World Reopening Gets Mixed First Reactions As Fans Give Park’s Welcome Back Videos Horror Treatment
Patient dies after catching coronavirus at 'COVID party' in Texas
One every eight minutes: India's missing children
It is estimated that a child goes missing in India every eight minutes. Many are trafficked as part of a nationwide trade which is separating children from their families.
Millions end up in forced labour, domestic slavery and sex work, in what’s become a lucrative industry.
California man allegedly proceeded to strangle a child just 10 minutes after being released from jail
Jonathan Schmitz Killed A Man For Revealing A Crush On Him On TV — Where Is He Now?
Michigan man Jonathan Schmitz, then 24, was invited onto “The Jenny Jones Show” in 1995. "The Jenny Jones Show" began in 1991 as a traditional talk show where serious topics were discussed, but by 1993 it transformed into something more like "Maury" and "The Jerry Springer Show." The show's segments began ranging from paternity tests to out-of-control teens to secret crush reveals.
During the taping of this particular episode, which was entitled “Same Sex Secret Crushes,” Schmitz's acquaintance Scott Amedure, 32, revealed his crush on him while also describing details of his sexual fantasies about him. While Schmitz appeared to be a good sport about it ?— he was mostly smiling and laughing ?— he was deeply humiliated. At points, he covered his face with his hands; he also turned to Amedure and the female friend who brought him on the show and said, “You lied to me.” His father had made multiple homophobic statements in the past and Schmitz seemingly feared being perceived as gay, as the docuseries points out.
Investigators refuse to drop murder charges against three Russian sisters who killed their 'rapist' father while he slept despite prosecutors calling it self-defence
Teenage girls who were raped while out for a walk during Russia's lockdown are threatened with FINES for breaking coronavirus restrictions
Dallas Boy, 6, Found Tied Up in Dark, Locked Shed as Grandmother and Boyfriend Are Arrested
Conn. Man Allegedly Admits to Beating Teen Nephew to Death, Dumping Body in Lake
Videos show daytime shootings on Charlotte streets. ‘This is as real as it gets,’ official says
Marshalltown teenager shot by officer during altercation
California high school basketball coach arrested on suspicion of sex crimes with a minor
CPD Sex Crimes Division working to identify suspect in surveillance footage
Police searching for Brooklyn man who groped 7 women in 3 hours
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities are searching for a serial groper responsible for several incidents on Friday.
Police say the male suspect approached several women in a three-and-a-half-hour period between 8:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in Bedford Stuyvesant.
All of the victims were approached while they were walking on the street, authorities say.
SEE IT: Bronx robbers try to grab woman’s phone, shove her to the ground
‘It makes people feel unsafe’: Brooklyn serial groper suspect says in apology — after he’s caught
Man Charged with Killing Teen Who Chased His Son Through Ashburn: Prosecutors
Suspect In Saturday Shooting Arrested; Money At Root Of Dispute
Louisiana police officer faces rape charge after being accused of coercing sex during speeding stop
Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in Naperville Motel Room
Married couple, 85 and 86, shot dead at Delaware veterans cemetery
Bumping into each other outside Brooklyn housing project leads to beatdown
Missouri man poses as teenage girl on social media to solicit sex photos from kids: Police
Alabama cop caught on video body-slamming maskless woman in Walmart
An off-duty Alabama police officer was caught on camera body-slamming a woman in Walmart in an altercation that cops say began because she wasn’t wearing a facemask.
Former sex worker who used Aldi bags to try and conceal the body of a man allegedly 'murdered, dismembered and left to rot in a shower' by her lover is jailed for five years
Trans Woman Nina Pop Stabbed to Death in Missouri
Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Mail From 60 People
Man who 'murdered Utah parents while their three children slept because he
Specsavers eye doctor, 50, is suspended for not revealing conviction for drunken streak as a student TWENTY TWO years ago
Woman body-slammed by off-duty cop in Alabama Walmart grew disorderly after associate asked she wear a mask, police say
Fugitive Arrested After Allegedly Killing Minnesota Real Estate Agent in Murder-for-Hire Plot
Missing N.C. Mom Is Found Buried on Property of Man Who Reported Disappearance, Who's Now Charged
3-year-old boy dies of multiple stab wounds; Mom charged with murder, child abuse and torture
Coronavirus crime worries are making New Yorkers want guns
With thousands of cops out sick, cocky criminals on the loose, and people running out of money for food and rent because of COVID-19, the Rosario sisters of Staten Island want to arm themselves for what they fear could be a coming crime surge.
Online Child Abuse Complaints Surpass 4 Million In April. This Is How Cops Are Coping Despite COVID-19.
Closeted trans youth chased home, naked and bleeding, after being stripped, handcuffed, raped and robbed by his date
Mexico: 2 men arrested in strangling deaths of sister nurses
Transgender inmates have carried out seven sex attacks on women in jail: Despite the risks, male-born trans convicts are still allowed to move into women's prisons
Death penalty sought in Montana child torture, slaying case
YOUTUBER FACES 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR 'PRANK' OF GIVING BOXES OF TRASH DISGUISED AS FOOD TO TRANSGENDER WOMEN
COVID-19 pandemic contributing to Winnipeg’s violent crime: U of W prof
3rd man charged in wounding of NJ state police detective
Danny Pearce death: Man charged with murder after fatal stabbing of young father in Greenwich in 2017
Teen Who Allegedly Mutilated And Killed His Mom's Cat Now Accused Of Murdering Nurse
A Colorado teen once accused of brutally killing his mother’s cat has now allegedly escalated to murdering a human being.
Bridget Kenner, 44, was discovered dead inside her Colorado Springs home on April 28 following a welfare check, according to a Colorado Springs Police Department press release.
That same day, homicide detectives arrested Cohen Heath, 19 — who is also known as Vinn Heath — as well as a 16-year-old juvenile. Both teens are also from Colorado Springs.
Tenn. Teen Fatally Shot in Drive-Thru in Front of Friends Just Days Before H.S. Graduation
Family Charged In Security Guard's Death After Mask Dispute
Missing Minnesota Woman Found Dead In Her Home — And Husband Has Since Been Arrested
'Beloved' Miss. Girl, 11, Was Killed in Hit-and-Run While Riding Bike with Her Mom
Fullerton Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man While Fending Off Another Man With Broomstick
Man who wore KKK hood at California grocery store may be charged with hate crime, authorities say
'Bois locker room': Indian teen probed over Instagram rape chats
Home Secretary Priti Patel admits 7% increase in knife crime is 'appalling' and says London Mayor Sadiq Khan 'should be doing more'
Priti Patel yesterday conceded the latest rise in knife crime was 'appalling' - as she vowed a tough new approach.
In a frank admission, the Home Secretary said that an overall fall in recorded crime could not mask the misery caused by a sharp rise in knife offences, which are at a record high.
Official figures released last month showed that knife crimes in England and Wales rose by 7 per cent last year to 45,627.
The figure represents a 49 per cent rise on 2011, when comparable records began.
In an interview with the Daily Mail, Miss Patel said the figures were 'terrible' but vowed a tough new approach which would mean thugs caught with a knife 'going down'.
South Carolina Mom Arrested After Allegedly Filming Her 5-Year-Old 'Riding' On Moving Car's Hood
Man knocking on neighbor’s door killed when shotgun discharged, police say
Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Assaulting Resident, Threatening Her With Syringe
Two men arrested in connection with the brutal murder of two transgender women whose bodies were found in a burned out car
Brandon man threatened victim with release of sex videos, deputies say
Va. Man Accused of Throwing 2 Dogs Off High-Rise Balcony to Their Deaths
Florida mother, 32, charged after she 'exposed herself and used multiple sex toys while on a video call with her inmate boyfriend - while her young child walked in the background'
PREDATOR Female sex offender who delivered young girl to child rapist who planned attack in bathroom is jailed for 100 years
Man who dismembered teen dies from ruptured aortic aneurysm
Seven high-risk sex offenders — 'the most dangerous kind of criminal' — released early in California over coronavirus
The Orange County District Attorney's Office warned residents that seven high-risk sex offenders have been released months early as part of the efforts in California to slow the spread of the coronavirus in jails, KCBS-TV reported.
"These kinds of high-risk sex offenders are the most dangerous kind of criminal and the most likely to re-offend," Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said in a news release. "They are doing everything they can to avoid detection by the parole officers assigned to monitor them so they can potentially commit additional sex offenses. These are not the kind of people who should be getting a break."
The sex offenders — convicted of crimes ranging from indecent exposure and sexual battery to child molestation — were released beginning April 7, many of them spending just days behind bars instead of the six months required by law for registered sex offenders who violate parole by removing or disabling GPS monitors.
"It is not the Court's responsibility to control the jail population by releasing these dangerous criminals back into our communities," Spitzer said. "The residents of Orange County deserve to have the peace of mind that registered sex offenders are being held accountable and not just let out the front door of a jail by a court commissioner who refuses to follow the law."
A cult leader held ex-gay torture sessions in her home. A former follower came back with a gun.
Indiana postal worker may have been fatally shot over delayed stimulus check
Heavily tattooed Florida man allegedly abducted, drugged, beat woman in camper
Ariz. Mom Was Seen 'Screaming for Help' Before Being Found Dead — as 4 Women Are Arrested
'Tragic Beyond Words': Texas Mom Allegedly Murders Her Children After Losing Custody, Then Kills Herself
Man left with fractured face in ‘transphobic or homophobic’ London tube attack
Man Thought He Was Arranging A Casual Hookup, But Ended Up Being Shot By Woman And Her Boyfriend, Cops Say
Ex-NFL Linebacker Telvin Smith Accused Of Having Sex With Underage Girl
Teen Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Frederick Fair Attack
Indian woman gang raped after quarantined alone in school: police
An Indian woman was allegedly gang raped in a school in the desert state of Rajasthan where she had been quarantined for a night by the police amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a police official said on Sunday.
The incident occurred last week when the victim, a daily wage earner, sought shelter at a police station after walking alone for miles and losing the way to her native village.
In the absence of a quarantine centre, local police housed her for the night in a school building, where she was allegedly raped by three men.
Father in custody after 5-year-old shot self in hand, police say
American Golf Pro and Girlfriend Killed in Mexico, Where They'd Been Quarantining amid Coronavirus
2-Year-Old Pennsylvania Boy Dead After Being Beaten, Sexually Abused By Mother's Boyfriend
Predator, 24, who followed a mother-of-two back to her house then raped her in her hallway as her children listened is jailed for 16 years
Lawsuit against Honolulu school alleges sex abuse by coach
Authorities Searching For Missing Man, His Stepdaughter And Her Boyfriend After Finding Evidence Of ‘Foul Play’
California man guilty of killing 4 in race-related rampage
Gun killings in U.S. cities: The scourge not even a pandemic lockdown can stop
A car pulled up to a convenience store, and four people hopped out. One had a baseball bat. What ensued was a fight over $180, one participant later said.
By the time it was over, guns were drawn, shots were exchanged, and one bullet tore into a nearby car, striking the head of five-year-old Kearria Attison.
The girl died. Before fleeing the scene, one of the people involved reportedly offered the girl's mother a quick apology.
Several people now face murder charges for the deadly shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., on April 6, which police say involved individuals with violent pasts.
"Too bad these criminals haven't taken time off during the COVID-19 outbreak," one woman posted on the police department's Facebook page.
Ohio Teenager's Dad Calls 911 and Allegedly Says, 'I Just Shot my Daughter'
Man Accused of Killing Wife, Sending Odd Texts Allegedly Approached Teen Girls at Mall a Week Earlier
‘No One Is Getting Justice’: Teen Guilty Of 'Sexual, Sadistic Murder' Of Dad's Girlfriend Receives 7 Years As Victim's Family Fumes
Children subjected to ‘extreme violence and sadism’ during decades of hidden abuse in detention centres, inquiry finds
Couple are accused of drugging woman with ecstasy and raping her after she went to stay with them when she was released from jail
Career thief released from jail over coronavirus fears breaks into shuttered subway newsstand: sources
A career subway thief who was released from jail over coronavirus concerns is back in cuffs, accused of breaking into a shuttered subway newsstand a few days later.
Darryl Naser, 25, got out of jail on Rikers Island on March 27 after he was ordered held on $25,000 bail for skipping a court date in a grand larceny case.
On April 1, police allege Naser and a buddy broke into a closed newsstand in the 34th St.-Herald Square subway station. He was arrested on a subway on Canal St. Monday night, police said.
Naser, who’s racked up two felony convictions and nine misdemeanor convictions, typically targets subway riders for theft, police sources said.
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