Category: Sexual Intercourse

Silencing Dissent: Myanmar Authorities Arrest Journalists


At around 3.30pm on June 26, a group of seven people were arrested by Myanmar authorities at a military checkpoint in the country’s conflict-ridden northern Shan state. Three local journalists were among the group who were detained in Namhsan township in the north of the region. Democratic Voice of Burma reporters Aye Nai and Pyae ...

Removing Condom During Sex is Rape


One man’s life will never be the same after being convicted of rape for secretly removing a condom during sex with a woman he had met online. The 47-year old French man and his companion, a Swiss woman, met on Tinder (where else). After their second date, they decided to go to bed together. They ...

Neddy Smith: A Career in Crime


Standing at 6ft 6in, Arthur “Neddy” Smith – the infamous standover man – had a menacing aura. He was a leading underworld figure during the mid-1980s Sydney drug wars. And he drove fear into all he encountered. Today, the 72-year-old former armed robber and heroin dealer is serving two life sentences in Lithgow prison and his ...

Police Officer Accused of Raping Child


By Blake O’Connor and Ugur Nedim A Queensland police officer is awaiting trial after being charged with sexually assaulting a former partner’s child and indecently assaulting another. The 46-year old officer, whose name has been suppressed for legal reasons, is charged with one count of ‘sexual intercourse without consent’ and 11 counts of indecently assaulting ...

Bullying and Harassment Rife Within the AFP


Former sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick, who conducted an investigation into the Australian Defence Force in 2011, has released her report into bullying and harassment within the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Ms Broderick’s investigation, commissioned by AFP Chief Andrew Colvin, has taken six months to complete and included more than 1,000 interviews with officers and ...

Sleeping Man Cleared of Rape Charges


The Central Appeals Court in Sweden has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of sexual assault, finding that the prosecution had failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt he was awake when he had intercourse with a teenaged girl. The unnamed man from central Sweden said he was unaware of having sex with ...

To Bail, or Not to Bail?


A Queensland father was released on conditional bail yesterday, after being charged with the sexual assault of a Korean national in Caboolture, north of Brisbane. Police allege the 23-year old man stalked the woman at Morayfield shopping centre before attacking her in broad daylight at about 11.30am on Friday. Witnesses say they heard her screams ...

Jill Meagher’s Murderer Refused Legal Aid for Appeals


Earlier this month, the Victorian Court of Appeal overturned one of the sexual assault convictions against Adrian Bayley, the man serving a minimum of 35 years in prison for the rape and murder of ABC reporter Jill Meagher. Bayley originally applied to Victorian Legal Aid (VLA) for a lawyer to represent him for his appeal, but ...

Sexual Assault in Prison


A survey of NSW and Queensland prisons suggests sexual assault is not as prevalent in prison as some may think. Going to Prison- The Fear The UNSW survey found that one-third of people who are going to prison believe they will be sexually assaulted. That fear is reinforced by popular culture, which portrays prison rape ...

Security Company Paid Staff to ‘Keep Quiet’ Over Rape


Wilson Security is alleged to have paid at least two employees to keep quiet about the alleged sexual assault of a local Manus Island woman last year. Alleged ‘hush money’ Journalists for the ABC’s 7.30 program report that the money, offered as non-disclosure payments, included the worker’s remaining annual leave entitlements. It is understood the agreements prohibit the employees ...