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Michelle Martin (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), the jailed ex-wife of child killer Marc Dutroux has been released from prison after serving 16 years into her 30-year sentence. (more…)

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Now aged 31, Jaycee Dugard was abducted by Philip and Nancy Garrido (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) at the age of 11 and spent 18 years in captivity. Her first public statement was read by her mother in the court which sentenced the Californian couple for kidnapping and rape. (more…)

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According to a study by US scientists published in the American Journal of Public Health, an average of 48 females aged 15-49 are raped every hour in Democratic Republic of Congo. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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In the US and Canada thousands of people – some dressed in jeans, others more provocatively – are protesting in order to highlight a culture in which the victim is blamed rather than the rapist or abuser. (more…)

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Israel’s former president (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), has been sentenced to seven years in jail for rape and other sex offences. (more…)

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The fate of the building (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), located in the northern Austrian town of Amstetten, was uncertain since Josef Fritzl’s crimes were discovered, it has now been decided. (more…)

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A court in London refused bail to Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, and ordered that he remain in custody for a week, after being arrested on an extradition warrant. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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