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Pope revives sexual abuse panel

The Vatican said Saturday it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests. The panel had come under fire from two high-profile members, former sex abuse victims who quit at what they saw as a lack of reform and obstruction at […] ...
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UK ex-football coach Bennell convicted of child sex abuse

UK ex-football coach Bennell convicted of child sex abuse

Former youth football coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of multiple counts of child sexual abuse on Tuesday, triggering tears from those who accused him of assaulting them as youngsters. The post UK ex-football coach Bennell convicted of child sex abuse app...
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Oxfam faces more pressure after new report of sex abuse by aid workers

British aid organisation Oxfam faced fresh pressure on Tuesday after a former senior member of staff said her concerns about “a culture of sexual abuse” involving aid workers in some the organisation’s offices had been ignored. The post Oxfam faces more ...
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Priest jailed for 18 years over child sex abuse

Priest jailed for 18 years over child sex abuse

A priest was jailed for 18 years on Thursday for sexual abusing boys at a top British Catholic school in crimes dating back to the 1970s. Andrew Soper, 74, fled to Kosovo in 2011 to avoid prosecution over charges that he molested boys while headmaster at St Be...
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Canada ex-ski coach jailed 12 years for sex abuse

Canada ex-ski coach jailed 12 years for sex abuse

A former coach of Canada’s national junior women’s ski team, whom the judge called “a true predator,” was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for sex assaults. Bertrand Charest, 52, had been convicted in June of sexual assault and se...
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Dad sexually abused me for years, daughter of secret cult leader alleges

Dad sexually abused me for years, daughter of secret cult leader alleges

A daughter of polygamous sect leader, Warren Jeffs, said he sexually abused her for years when she was a child growing up in the secretive group, according to an interview aired Friday on “Megyn Kelly Today.” Rachel Jeffs, now 33, told NBC News the...
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Six-time Olympic medalist, 140 others allege sex abuse by their doctor

Six-time Olympic medalist, 140 others allege sex abuse by their doctor

A six-time Olympic medalist and one of America’s most famous athletes, Aly Raisman, has added her voice to the many gymnasts accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of abuse. Speaking to 60 Minutes in an interview set to air Sunday night, Raisman charged tha...
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[VIDEO] Three men bag death sentence for stripping woman who allegedly dressed provocatively

[VIDEO] Three men bag death sentence for stripping woman who allegedly dressed provocatively

Three men –Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi — have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed was dressed too provocatively. The incident happened in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. The three ...
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Church of England admits to hiding sex abuse of boys by bishop

The head of the Church of England has said that the institution “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, made the statement on Thursday as t...
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[VIDEO] Man caught performing sex act on woman during train ride

[VIDEO] Man caught performing sex act on woman during train ride

A man has been filmed on a train poking a young woman’s backside with his erect penis. The man, described as “pervert”, is seen standing next to the woman on the train in the disturbing pose, although the victim does not appear to notice as s...
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