Gang rape

India to hang 2012 New Delhi gang rape convicts on January 22

Court issues death warrant for four men convicted in rape and murder of woman on a bus that galvanised mass protests.

India to hang 2012 New Delhi gang rape convicts on January 22

Europe

UK teenager in rape trial handed suspended jail term in Cyprus

Cypriot court gives 19-year-old woman a four-month sentence suspended for three years.

UK teenager in rape trial handed suspended jail term in Cyprus

Europe

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Woman had claimed she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in a holiday resort earlier this year.

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Asia

India rejects final death penalty plea in 2012 gang-rape case

Supreme Court dismisses appeal of one of four men sentenced to death, paving way for them to be hanged.

India rejects final death penalty plea in 2012 gang-rape case

India

India rape accused to be tried in fast-track court

Authorities in Telangana state announce constitution of fast-track court to expedite case that has caused an outcry.

India

Protests in India over Telangana vet's suspected rape, murder

Four accused remanded in judicial custody for 14 days over suspected rape and killing of 27-year-old veterinarian.

India

Indian police question suspects in Telangana rape and murder case

Veterinarian, 27, was reportedly attacked and her body burned after the motorbike she rode broke down.

Indian police question suspects in Telangana rape and murder case

India

India court jails three for life for rape, murder of Kashmir girl

Gang rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in 2018 provoked horror and interreligious tensions.

Rape

French policemen sentenced to seven years for rape of tourist

Two officers raped a Canadian tourist at the Paris police headquarters after a night of drinking.

French policemen sentenced to seven years for rape of tourist

Morocco

Morocco arrests 12 suspects over teen's 2-month torture

Teenage girl says she was repeatedly gang-raped and brutalised throughout her two-month ordeal.

Morocco arrests 12 suspects over teen's 2-month torture

Morocco

Outcry in Morocco over girl's 'gang rape, torture'

Teenager says she was abducted and gang-raped by 13 men who forcibly tattooed her and burned her with cigarettes.

Morocco: Outcry after 'girl is raped, tattooed with swastikas'

Gang rape

India top court: Delhi gang-rape convicts to be hanged

Top court pronounced its judgement on the review petition filed by three out of the four convicts handed death penalty.

India's Supreme Court upholds death sentence in Delhi rape case

Opinion

Spain's MeToo moment: #IBelieveYou

After a court failed to convict five men of raping a young woman, Spanish women are calling for legal reform.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Spain

Spain eyes law change amid anger over gang-rape ruling

Widespread protests over 'Wolf Pack' case prompt the Spanish government to consider changing sex crime laws.

Spanish government considers revising sex crime classifications

India

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Kathua gang-rape case

Seven men and a minor are accused in the gang-rape case that has caused outrage in India.

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Kathua gang-rape case