World / Crime & Legal Aug 2, 2020

U.K. Conservative MP arrested over rape allegations

An MP and former minister from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been arrested after a parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, according to reports Saturday. The politician was not named but the Metropolitan Police said in a statement that it ...

'I wish her well,' Trump says of Ghislaine Maxwell

World / Crime & Legal Jul 22, 2020

'I wish her well,' Trump says of Ghislaine Maxwell

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday offered sympathetic words to Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime companion of Jeffrey Epstein who stands accused of facilitating the abuse of girls by the now-deceased sex offender. "I just wish her well, frankly," Trump said when asked about Maxwell during ...

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Apr 14, 2020

Sexual assault case in China sparks outrage

A high-profile sexual assault investigation in China has prompted many to come forward online with similar experiences of abuse in a country where it remains tough to get justice for such crimes. A prominent Chinese lawyer who sat on the board of telecoms equipment maker ...