Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Gang-rape survivor attacked with acid in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: A gang-rape and acid attack survivor has once again been attacked with acid in Aliganj locality here, police said on Sunday. This is the fifth attack on the woman. The latest incident took place on Saturday night near a hostel where she resides. She was rushed to a hospital where her condition was stated to be stable. She has ...

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Teenage boy in India kills his father for raping sister

After a heated exchange the 19-year-old allegedly strangled his dad A man reportedly killed his father after his sister told him that he raped her. Police said the woman told her 19-year-old brother that her father had attacked her twice at the family home in the village of Jamnagar’s Jodiya taluka “The rape survivor had returned to stay with her ...

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Sexual harassment accusations changed Indian hockey star as a person

Just after the Punjab Warriors had crashed out of the 2017 Hockey India League, Sardar Singh called up and said he had some spare time to sit down to talk about his autobiography that we are working on. I had waited for almost a week but his busy schedule, his training and the stress of keeping his place in the ...

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German woman alleges rape by Indian husband

A German woman has alleged that her Indian husband, whom she had befriended on social networking website Facebook, raped her during the couple’s stay in Punjab, police said today. A rape case against the accused has been registered at central Delhi’s Paharganj police station here on the complaint of the woman, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Mandeep Singh Randhawa said. ...

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4th Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army raping Women of Kashmir

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Kunan Poshpora: A forgotten mass-rape case of 2 Kashmir villages

On the night of February 23, 1991, personnel of the 4 Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army cordoned off the two villages Kunan and Poshpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district during an anti-insurgency operation and allegedly gangraped at least 23 women – with some estimates placing it at around 40. In December 2012, when the nation was rocked by the ...

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SC upholds death sentences for four men in fatal 2012 gang rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences issued for the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old. The brutality of the case triggered a massive outcry and threw a spotlight onto India’s problems with sexual assault. Indian Supreme Court Judge Yogesh Khanna said the trial of the four men fell into the “rarest of rare category,” thereby justifying the sentence of ...

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Baby thrown to death in rape case to shock India

Police are hunting three men after an infant was murdered and her mother raped in India. Sex crimes have become a focus of public attention in India since a gang of men raped and killed a student in New Delhi in 2012. In the latest report of sexual violence in India to make international news, a 9-month-old baby died when ...

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Rape victim sues Uber for privacy violations

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014 is now suing the company after learning the CEO and two other high-level employees obtained her medical records without consent. The Uber executives who viewed her files, which included CEO Travis Kalanick and senior vice president Emil Michael, had started to believe the incident ...

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New wave of Indian brutalities in IoK

HUMAN Rights Watch, a New York based leading Human Rights entity has condemned Indian army chief’s statement justifying the use of Kashmiris as human shields against protestors as “criminal leadership.” Executive Director, Kenneth Roth, took strong exception to the shameful position Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has taken on the issue of an Indian army Major Teetal Gogoi using ...

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