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Source: Common Domain

New Accuser Says MJ Akbar Harassed Her When She Was An 18-Year-Old Intern

Tuesday 06:05 GMT

On the last day of Majlie de Puy Kamp's internship at the The Asian Age newspaper in the spring of 2007, she walked up two flights of stairs from the news floor to the office of the editor MJ Akbar.

A journalist in Delhi, who was in her twenties when Akbar ran TheSunday Guardian in 2014, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that it was common knowledge that Akbar stared at the breasts of his reporters at weekly meetings and the newsroom knew about it.

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Source: The Guradian

'There's no escape': Weinstein accusers on hope and despair in the #MeToo era

Tuesday 08:04 GMT

In the hours after Harvey Weinstein was finally outed as a serial sexual harasser and abuser last October, Zoë Brock received link after link to the bombshell New York Times coverage from the friends she had told of her own Weinstein experience.

A year after the #MeToo movement took off in the wake of the Weinstein allegations, its shockwaves have been felt way beyond Hollywood, from Capitol Hill to the courts, through the tech and media and service industries, as well as academia and even children’s literature.

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Source: CBS News

Detective in Harvey Weinstein case allegedly urged accuser to delete cellphone info

Thursday 16:23 GMT

NEW YORK — New York prosecutors say the former lead police detective in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault investigation urged one of Weinstein's accusers to delete information from her phone before turning it over to investigators.

Weinstein, who has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex, still faces charges over the alleged 2013 rape and allegations that he performed a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006.

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Source: The Guradian

Detective allegedly urged Weinstein accuser to delete material from phone

Thursday 16:24 GMT

A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sexual assault case was accused on Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul’s accusers to delete material from her cellphones before she handed them over to prosecutors.

DiGaudio was removed from the Weinstein case last week after evidence surfaced that he urged a witness to keep quiet when she raised doubts about whether a different accuser’s alleged sexual encounter with Weinstein was consensual.

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Source: Fox News

New accusers emerge in case of California surgeon, girlfriend accused of drugging, sexually assaulting women

Thursday 20:01 GMT

California prosecutors on Wednesday revealed that five more accusers have emerged in the rape case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were initially charged in September.

SURGEON SEEN ON BRAVO REALITY SHOW, GIRLFRIEND ALLEGEDLY DRUGGED, SEXUALLY ASSAULTED WOMEN. In a statement provided to Fox News, Robicheaux and Riley said they "unequivocally deny all allegations of non-consensual sex and absolutely deny any allegations that we have ever secretly drugged anyone for the purpose of having sex with them." "We have both passed polygraph tests on each of the questions and we look forward to the truth coming out.

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Source: CBS News

Pope accuser strikes back, blames "scourge of homosexuality" for abuse

Saturday 14:30 GMT

The Vatican ambassador who accused Pope Francis of rehabilitating a disgraced ex-American cardinal is doubling down on his claims, asserting that the "scourge of homosexuality" in the priesthood is responsible for sex abuse and that the Vatican is being hypocritical in refusing to acknowledge it.

Vigano, who was Vatican ambassador to the U.S. from 2011-2016, was allied with the conservative culture warriors am­ong U.S. bishops, particularly in articulating the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage.­­


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