An 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported yesterday to have fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape in the country.Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 8:53am
The maze of corridors in the five, 17-storey blocks has sat in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui for more than half a century. But it was the 1994 Wong Kar-wai movie Chungking Express that earned the buildings in Nathan Road their iconic status.9 Jun 2013 - 9:31am 7 comments
An American woman was gang-raped in the northern Indian resort town of Manali, police said.
Three men in a truck picked up the 30-year-old woman as she was hitchhiking to her guest house after visiting a friend, police officer Sher Singh said.
The men drove to a secluded spot and raped her, he said. She went to police and they filed a rape case.5 Jun 2013 - 12:27pm 4 comments
Several football players at the United States Naval Academy are under investigation on allegations they raped a female midshipman at a party last year.
Naval criminal investigators were examining the allegations lodged against three football players at the academy in Annapolis, Maryland.2 Jun 2013 - 7:58am
A school principal and a government official accused of sexually assaulting six primary school girls in Hainan province will soon be charged with rape, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported yesterday, citing sources with the city's prosecutors.26 May 2013 - 6:50am
News that yet another teacher has been accused of molesting students - this a time a primary school principal in Hainan - sparked soul-searching media commentaries on how the mainland's school system and the criminal law itself had failed to protect minors.19 May 2013 - 3:55am
Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok said on Thursday he had no intention of putting the blame on rape victims when he earlier suggested women should drink less to avoid being assaulted.16 May 2013 - 7:37pm 84 comments
Indian police say they have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of raping and sodomising a 4-year-old girl, the latest incident of sexual violence to shock the country.9 May 2013 - 5:06pm
A four-year-old Indian girl has died in hospital nearly two weeks after she was raped and found unconscious at a farm, hospital staff and reports said on Tuesday.
The girl had been taken by air ambulance from central Madhya Pradesh state to the Care Hospital in Nagpur city on April 20, where she died on Monday night, a spokesman said.1 May 2013 - 6:02am 1 comment
Tang Hui, whose daughter was kidnapped, raped and sold to a brothel six years ago, should be bitter but is calmly resolute in her fight for justice.29 Apr 2013 - 10:07am 2 comments
A five-year-old Indian girl was battling for her life on Friday after being kidnapped and brutally raped in the latest incident of sexual violence which has triggered nationwide protests.20 Apr 2013 - 2:20am 1 comment
A court in Hunan has denied compensation to a former labour camp inmate in a what could have been landmark case in Hunan on Friday. Tang Hui had sought damages from the Yongzhou government department that had put her in the camp for infringing on her personal freedom.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A British woman who jumped from a hotel balcony in India fearing a sexual assault said yesterday she shouted for help for more than an hour before she fled.
Jessica Davies, 31, from London, said she had barricaded the door of her hotel room in Agra with furniture to stop two men from entering.25 Mar 2013 - 5:54am
She was on a cycling trip with her husband in impoverished Madhya Pradesh state when up to eight men attacked the couple on Friday night. The woman was sexually assaulted and the couple were robbed.17 Mar 2013 - 7:08am
Whether he was killed or committed suicide, the jailhouse death on Monday of a man on trial for the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus has triggered shock at the enormous security failure at one of India’s best-known prisons.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am