March 26, 2010

This week in the news (March 19 – 26, 2010)

Posted in Child Sexual Abuse, Current Events, Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault (Rape Drugs), Intimate Partner Violence, News Release, Victim Blaming at 9:17 pm by sacetalks

The following is a list of news articles and editorials on sexual assault in communities across the globe (over the past 7 days).  Many of the articles below may contain victim-blaming language, distortion of information which supports sexual assault myths, and/or triggering content.  What these articles do showcase is the prevalence of sexual assault (given that only a small percentage of the 1 in 10 sexual assaults in Canada which are reported receive media attention, several articles on sexual assault within one week indicate a huge number of assaults), what kinds of sexual assaults are reported and how rampant sexual assault myths are.  Please be aware that SACE does not support the content or delivery of any of the following news pieces.

Edmonton

Man charged with sexual assault of a minor acquitted on all counts

Man who met teen online found not guilty of sex charges

Dance teacher charged with sexual assault

Dance instructor faces sex charges

Alberta

Appeal court sends ex-counsellor to prison

Rocky man jailed for sex assaults

Accused psychiatrist has testified in Red Deer

Years of cases reviewed after Dr. Levin charged with sex assault

Busy day in Grande Prairie Court

Accused killer’s fate comes down to timing, court hears

Levin charged with sexual assault

Sex assault victim speaks out

Niagara man arrested in Alberta

Baumgarte handed 18-year sentence for kidnap and rape of teen girl

Alberta teen’s kidnapper sentenced to 18 years

Crown wants violent sex offender jailed

Canada

Coren column depicts homosexuals unfairly

Hamilton woman follows her attacker until arrest

Sexual activity preceded by teen babysitter’s consent, accused man tells court

Abduction, rape case heading to trial

Man threatens sex escort with gun

Alleged tanning peeper charged again

Shingabis gets life

Church official charged with sexual offences

Man wanted in violent sex attack; woman dragged through parking lot

Police probe south-end assault

Incident leads to multiple charges

Child porn added to sex charges against soldier

Burnt Church slaying gets hearing date

Police seek victim in possible downtown sex crime

Cuts sever shelter’s healing program

MacIntosh sex trial will go ahead

Shaunavon Man Receives Jail Time for Sexual Assault

Courts fail women: study

Man wanted in three provinces arrested by police in Saskatchewan

BC man wanted on sex-related charges in Ont. appears in Swift Current court

Man gets 15 months and probation for sex assault

Andersen sentencing set over

Bail waived in sex assault case

Program aims to curb elder abuse in Asian community

Rocked by killings, Ontario city earns nickname ‘Murderville’

A million little connections

Judge alters restrictions on sex offender — Karl Crack considered high risk to re-offend — Now permitted to live in Thessalon

April trial set for man accused of making threats

Arrest made in death of inmate at Don Jail

Manslaughter not murder

You, Me and Us: Similar, Strong and Diverse – Symposium on Specific Experiences of Sexual Assault

Man facing charges for sexually assaulting four-year-old

Daycare worker facing new kid-porn charges

Cops rescue teen from alleged lurer

Police continue search for sex assault suspect

Police probe assault at downtown strip club

City man charged with sexual assault

Former youth counsellor charged with sexual assault

Peel Crisis Centre says ‘no’ to violence with Bowlathon

Jesso still a threat to the public, belongs in jail: Crown

Sex assault trial of former teacher wraps up in Supreme Court

Col. Williams back in court April 29

Appeals court upholds stay in sexual assault charges from 2006 against Centreville man

Sexual assault arrest in city park

HISTORICAL SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Man Arrested In Beaverly Sexual Assault

Charges Laid in Recent Sexual Assault

Suspect sought in violent sexual assault of 19-year-old woman

Sexual assault campaign promotes speaking out

Norfolk County : Convicted Man In Robbery & Sex Assault To Appeal

Ontario cops looking for suspects from sexual assault case

Comox RCMP arrest man for sexual assault

Babysitter, 71, charged with sex assault on two foster girls

Girl allegedly assaulted by online poser

Two Women Facing Charges In Connection To Alleged Gang Sex Assaults

Pastor of church at centre of sexual assault allegations arrested

Three get bail in gang sexual assault case

Crown seeks 10-year sentence in York University sexual assaults

Thoughts of family kept her going during 30 days of captivity

Man faces kidnapping, sexual assault charges

Scarborough acupuncturist charged with sexual assault

Woman Spots Her Alleged Sexual Assault Suspect

Sexual assault charge

International

Report: Bathroom guarded where alleged Roethlisberger assault took place

Investigators withdraw Roethlisberger DNA request in sexual assault accusation

2006 child rape evidence left to rot

Child sex abuse expert tells US jury that Boy Scouts put boys at risk

An apology won’t end the abuse

4th convicted member of Texas polygamist group gets 75-year sentence for child sexual assault

Small-town French priest under investigation in sex case based on complaint, photos

Arizona judge moves Liberian teen’s gang-rape case from adult court to juvenile system

Halliburton, KBR drop appeal seeking to block lawsuit from contractor who says she was raped

He apologized: Italian court cuts sentence for man convicted in student slaying

Rugby star Stewart accused of sex assault

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1 Comment »

  1. justdc said,

    *whistles* that is so scary smh


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