Russian women stuck in virus lockdown hell as abuse surges

World May 24, 2020

Russian women stuck in virus lockdown hell as abuse surges

Ineta Akhtyamova's husband flew into a rage in late April, about a month into Moscow's coronavirus lockdown. She was preparing a meal in the small apartment she shares with her partner when he exploded, calling her names, hitting her and shouting at her to get ...

Canadian ex-Taliban hostage found not guilty of abusing wife

World / Crime & Legal Dec 20, 2019

Canadian ex-Taliban hostage found not guilty of abusing wife

A Canadian man once held hostage with his American wife in Afghanistan on Thursday was found not guilty of assaulting her following their release from captivity. Joshua Boyle, 36, was accused of 19 charges including assault, sexual assault, forcible confinement, criminal harassment and making death ...