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Delhi gang rape sentence: 4 men get death penalty

An Indian court on Friday sentenced four men convicted of gang-raping a young woman on a bus in Delhi to death.

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim convicted of 'extramarital sex'

Marte Deborah Dalelv, a Norwegian national sentenced to 16 months in prison in Dubai, was handed back her passport and told she was free to leave the country.
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The Cayan tower (C), the world's tallest twisted tower stands at Dubai's Marina on June 11, 2013 in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. (KARIM SAHIBSAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
A Norwegian woman convicted of having extramarital sex after reporting being raped in Dubaihas been pardoned.

Study finds majority of India rape victims knew their attacker

New data from India's National Crime Records Bureau revealed that victims knew their rapist in the majority of reported rape cases, shedding light on an assault epidemic that has elicited considerable international attention in the past few months.

Why CNN does not owe anyone an apology for rape commentary

Commentary: Society should show compassion to all who are victimized by rape, including rapists.
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The uproar following an exchange between CNN reporters Candy Crowley and Poppy Harlow, who expressed sympathy for two teenage boys convicted of rape in Steubenville, Ohio, was nothing short of predictable. Amid a flurry of blogs and tweets from popular media personalities, more than 271,000 people to date have signed a petition demanding that the news channel issue an apology. And when CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC all aired a clip revealing the Steubenville rape victim’s name, the cries of shoddy news coverage vociferously increased.

Indian parliament signs off on anti-rape bill

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde called the legislation the most stringent in years, and said it would "impact the society for years to come."

India passes tough new rape law - but does it go far enough?

The new legislation does not criminalize the rape of a woman by her husband, or ban politicians charged with rape from running for public office.

Rape in Steubenville and Delhi: Where is the difference?

Rape clearly continues to be a major global problem. But the uncomfortable truth is that the United States is one of the worst offenders in this regard, at least according to available statistics.

UK tourist jumps from balcony in Agra, India to escape rape

A UK tourist in India was injured early on March 19th after she jumped from a balcony in Agra to escape an attempted sexual assualt.

Which country has the highest reported incidents of rape? [DATA]

Australia, Botswana and Lesotho had the highest average per capita of reported rape from 2004 to 2010.
Data interactive of latest rape reports by country and region.

Swiss tourist gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh, India

The gang "tied up the man and raped the woman in his presence," a local police official said.
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