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Imam rapes ten-year-old girl
The 42-year-old man was arrested by police right away. After enduring the violent assault, the girl told her parents everything. Rape charges against the religious leader have been filed. “I want justice,” father says.
08/01/2010 EGYPT - ISLAM
Coptic bishop real target in Christmas attack in Egypt
Mgr Kirollos had received several threats in preceding days. Crowd at the funeral of the six Christians killed throw rocks at police who respond with tear gas. Security forces are accused of negligence.
Bangladesh, two men arrested for the rape of tribal Catholic girl
The accused have confessed to having planned the violent attack. The High Court in Dhaka puts the police under investigation for negligence.
Dhaka: Muslim girl raped by teacher during Ramadan
The rape took place on 2 September in an Islamic school in Madaripur District (Dhaka). Abbas Ali, the teacher who perpetrated the deed against the girl, is still on the run. The parents of the 11-year-old girl found her injured and in shock; she is still in serious conditions.
Power games of tribal and official authorities behind suicide of raped Christian girl
The girl, aged 14, was raped by nine men a year ago. The police arrested a local committee to which the girl's father had turned to seek justice. The tribal ruling provided for the payment of a sum to the family. The parish priest jailed for having mediated, rapists still at large.
Rape of 5-year-old girl is India's shame, Catholic doctor says
The little girl was abused and tortured for two days. Two suspects have been arrested for sexual assault. For member of the Pontifical Academy of Life, violence is done against "Indian girls and women in insidious as well as blatant ways, in every sphere of their life," through female feticide, dowry murders and discrimination.
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