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Congo court sentences 12 to life for gang-raping children

In a groundbreaking trial in a country where sexual violence is rampant and perpetrators often go unpunished, a military court in eastern Congo on Wednesday sentenced 12 militia members to …


Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story

A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine’s debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one …


Virginia fraternity chapter to settle suit against Rolling Stone for $1.65 million

A Phi Kappa Psi fraternity chapter announced Tuesday it plans to settle a lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine in a defamation case involving allegations – later debunked – that University …


Austrian court convicts 8 Iraqis of gang-raping German

An Austrian court found eight Iraqi nationals guilty on Thursday of gang-raping a German tourist on New Year’s Eve and sentenced them to prison terms of between nine and 13 …


North Idaho College settles lawsuit over student’s charge of gang rape, lack of protection

North Idaho College has settled a lawsuit filed by a young woman who charged that she was gang-raped as a 17-year-old freshman at an off-campus party in 2013, and that …


Four of 30-plus men wanted in teen’s gang rape ID’d

Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that …


Rolling Stone casts doubt on its U.Va. rape story

WASHINGTON — Rolling Stone is casting doubt on the account it published of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the University of Virginia, …


DSHS settles abuse case from ’70s for $1.7 million

A Spokane man molested in the 1970s after being placed as a foster child in the home of a convicted child molester will be paid $1.7 million by the state …