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Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls: HRW

United Nations: Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls during a military campaign that sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border to Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. The US-based rights group said in a report that the sexual violence, along with other atrocities committed by Myanmar security forces, amount to crimes against…

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Woman, daughter jump off train in India as more than 10 men try to rape girl

NEWS DESK: A 40-year-old woman along with her 15-year-old daughter jumped off a moving train after a group of men attempted to rape the girl on board Howrah-Jodhpur Express late Saturday night, reported Hindustan Times. The mother and daughter who were travelling from Kolkata to Delhi in an unreserved coach, were forced to jump off…

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This Muslim man saved a woman from gang rape in Florence

NEWS DESK: A flower seller reportedly rescued a woman from being gang raped by 25 men, reported The Independent. Gaia Guarnotta was walking through Florence when she was approached by a group of “drunk boys” at 11.30pm near Piazza della Republica, she wrote in a Facebook post. The 25-year-old said the men began by joking…

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Rohingya mother says Burmese soldiers threw her baby into fire, gang-raped her later

NEWS DESK: ​Hundreds of women stood in the river, held at gunpoint, ordered not to move. A pack of soldiers stepped toward a petite young woman with light brown eyes and delicate cheekbones. Her name was Rajuma, and she was standing chest-high in the water, clutching her baby son, while her village in Burma burned…

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62-year-old rape survivor loses battle with life in India

KOLKATA: A 62-year-old braveheart from Sandeshkhali, who had been battling death at a Kolkata hospital for the past 27 days after being raped, tortured and her private parts brutalized, finally lost the battle Tuesday morning, reported Times of India. The survivor was admitted in the NRS Hospital after being referred to by the Basirhat subdivisional…

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Indian cop asks survivor for sex to arrest her rapists

A 37-year-old woman, who had been raped by two men early this year, had gone to the investigating officer (IO) at Rampur’s Ganj police station for help. She said her rapists are roaming around freely and she fears for her life. She begged for her tormentors to be arrested. The officer instead allegedly asked her…

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Woman ‘gang-raped’ in moving car, dumped near hospital in India

A woman was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car for hours in the satellite city of Gurgaon near Delhi Monday night before being dumped near a hospital in Greater Noida, around 70 kilometres away, police said. The woman, a resident of Gurgaon, told the police that she was forcibly pulled into a Maruti Swift by…

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Teen raped by six minors in India, flung on railway tracks

A 14-year-old from Bihar faces a long road to recovery after an hours-long ordeal that allegedly saw her get gang-raped by six minors, one of them her junior at school, beaten up, flung from a train, and left unattended for nearly 14 hours at a premier government hospital. According to Times of India, the survivor,…

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Mukhtar Mai attends US opera inspired by her story

Los Angeles: Fifteen years after her horrific gang rape by a local clan in her village in Pakistan, Mukhtar Mai is reliving her ordeal — and courageousness — through a US opera inspired by her story. “I was very emotional when I first started watching it and began reliving the incident in my mind,” Mai,…

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Horrific gang-rape case shakes India

GURGAON: A horrific gang-rape incident has shaken up India and triggered intense media frenzy in the country after it became public knowledge that the victim traveled all the way to a hospital in Delhi in a metro with her dead child in her arms. 

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Horrific details emerge as gang-raped Indian woman approaches police

Among the thousands of people who took the Yellow and Violet lines of Metro on the morning of May 30 was a 19-year-old woman who was travelling with a dead eight-month-old baby in her arms, reported Times of India (TOI). The night before, she had been subjected to unimaginable barbarism. She was raped by three…

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Indian baby dies after ‘rapists’ throw her out of moving rickshaw

A nine-month-old baby died when she was thrown out of a moving rickshaw by men accused of gang-raping her mother, police said Tuesday, in the latest case of sexual violence in India. According to AFP, police said they had registered a case of murder and gang rape after the alleged attack on May 29 in…

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Woman battered to death with bricks after being gang-raped in India

HARYANA: An Indian woman was gang-raped and then brutally murdered by men who smashed her skull with bricks after she had threatened to inform authorities, police in Haryana, said on Monday. Police have arrested two men for rape and murder in Sonipat town, and six more were being investigated after the victim’s mother accused them…

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LHC cancels bail of gang-rape accused

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Friday cancelled the bail granted to Adnan Sanaullah, the prime suspect in the gang-rape of a 14-year old female student. Justice Shahid Hameed Dar passed the orders, while allowing an appeal filed by the Punjab Prosecution Department against grant of bail to the accused by a sessions court. The Punjab…

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Indian rape survivor gang-raped again by same men: police

NEW DELHI: An Indian student is recovering in a hospital in Haryana after being gang-raped by a group of men, some of whom are charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, an officer said Monday. Police in Haryana state are hunting for the five men, accused of abducting the 21-year-old woman from outside her…

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Rana Sana denies links with rapist

Punjab cabinet members Rana Mashood and Rana Sanaullah have outrightly rejected the impression that they have anything to do with Adnan Sana, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl despite the fact that the suspect could be seen in many photos posing with not only the two ministers but also other  key figures of…

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