Comedian Andy Dick Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery

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Andy Dick, a comedian, and actor, was detained in Orange County on Wednesday morning after a victim claimed being sexually assaulted by him at a campground. Around 9 a.m., deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department received a report of …

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EU Proposes Scanning Encrypted Messaging

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The European Union (EU) released a legislative proposal that would allow the scanning of encrypted end-to-end messages to help combat child sexual abuse. If implemented, the legislation would require tech companies to scan through encrypted messages in various messaging platforms …

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Australians Accuse Scientology of Child Trafficking and Forced Labour

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A trio Australian residents and members of Scientology’s “Sea Org” and “Cadet Org” entities have lodged a case against leader David Miscavige and five Scientology-affiliated organizations for alleged child labor, multiple sexual assaults, and human trafficking in a Florida court. …

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UK Child Sex Abuse Victims Seek Stronger Online Safety Bill

A group of child sexual abuse victims appealed to the United Kingdom government to enhance the country’s Online Safety Bill. In a letter addressed to the Members of Parliament and UK Government leaders, the International Justice Mission (IJM) said that …

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Portuguese Panel Investigating Church Sexual Abuses Warn of More after Receiving Almost 300 Testimonies

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A public committee investigating child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church received witness testimonies from 290 purported victims, involving children as young as two years old. The six-person committee which includes psychiatrists, a former Supreme Court judge, and a …

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UK MP Imran Ahmad Khan Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old Boy

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A court in the United Kingdom has found Member of Parliament (MP) Imran Ahmad Khan guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy at a house in Staffordshire in January 2008. After five hours of deliberation, the jury at the Southwark …

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Minority Rights Group International Investigates Alleged DRC Park Ranger Atrocities

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Minority Rights Group International accused park rangers funded by Germany and the United States of murder and rape of indigenous community members residing in the DRC national park. According to a new investigation by Minority Rights Group International (MRG), internationally …

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Indonesian Teacher Sentenced to Death for Raping and Impregnating Students

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An Indonesian court sentenced an Indonesian teacher to death on Monday for raping 13 students at an Islamic boarding school and impregnating at least eight of the victims upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after the court …

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