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Saudi Arabia: Asian maid kidnapped and raped in a desert camp

Kuwaittimes.com reports that a domestic worker was kidnapped and raped in a camp in the desert according to a case filed in Naseem police station and remains under investigations with efforts to identify and arrest the suspects. According to the Asian maid’s testimonies, two men forced the woman while she was taking out the trash and then drove to a camp where they raped her before they dropped her off outside a supermarket near her employer’s house. The housemaid then told her employer who helped her to the police station to report the case. Investigations are ongoing. Read article

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India: Bangladeshi teen kidnapped and raped in India

According to dnaindia.com, Navi Mumbai crime branch has arrested a 40-year-old for allegedly kidnapping and raping a minor girl from Bangladesh on Saturday. Munir Ghazi, a resident of Shirvane village in Nerul, had kept the 15-year-old at his residence and allegedly tortured her for around 10 days. One of his neighbours, who is also a [...]

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India: Journalist, 23, gang raped in Mumbai

As reported ny Bbc.co.uk, a 23-year-old photojournalist has been gang-raped by five men in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say. The woman, who was on assignment on Thursday evening in the Lower Parel area when she was attacked, is in hospital with multiple injuries. She was accompanied by a male friend who was beaten [...]

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Norwegian rape victim sentenced to 16 months in prison for charges stemming from her attack

Al Jazeera reports that a Norwegian woman has spoken out about the 16-month prison sentence she received in Dubai after reporting a rape incident to police in March this year. Marte Deborah Dalelv was visiting Dubai on a business trip from Qatar, where she worked as a decorator, when she was raped. The 25-year-old reported [...]

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Nepalese woman raped near Indian construction site

According to asianage.com, a 19-year-old Nepalese woman was allegedly raped in Malviya Nagar area of South Delhi. A senior police official said the incident occurred at a construction site on Sunday night. Read article

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One journalist killed, many others injured, and a Dutch reporter raped during Egyptian protests

As posted on cpj.org, the Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the security of journalists covering ongoing mass protests in Egypt. One journalist was killed and seven others were injured, including one raped, while covering demonstrations against President Mohamed Morsi over the weekend, according to news reports. Millions of Egyptians took to the [...]

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Kenya: Report says police abused refugees in the country

Allafrica.com reports that Kenyan police in Nairobi tortured, raped, and otherwise abused and arbitrarily detained at least 1,000 refugees between mid-November 2012 and late January 2013, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Kenyan authorities should immediately open an independent public investigation, and the United Nations refugee agency – which has not [...]

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Dubai: 2 expats from Iran sentenced to 10 years after raping British expatriate

According to thenational.ae, “Two men who kidnapped and raped a woman after her drink was spiked at a Dubai nightclub had their ten-year jail terms upheld by the Appeals Court today. The woman, from the UK, became disoriented after drinking at the Rock Bottom Cafe in the Regent Palace Hotel in Bur Dubai on July [...]

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