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Source: BBC

Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'

Wednesday 20:56 GMT

Teenagers who are victims of neglect, bullying, crime, family violence and sexual exploitation are more likely to self-harm and have suicidal thoughts, a study from King's College London finds.

Adolescent victimisation and self-injury - is published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Source: Fox News

Christine Blasey Ford presents award to Larry Nassar victim in first appearance since Kavanaugh hearing

Wednesday 21:52 GMT

For her first public appearance since she discussed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's alleged sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford presented an award to the first woman who came forward to accuse former sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault.

Ford introduced Rachael Denhollander, 34, in a video message before the lawyer and former gymnast was presented with the Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year award.

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Source: CBS News

New York doctor may have abused more than 1,000 victims over 40 years

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

Patients and relatives of those treated at a famous research hospital in New York want to know why Rockefeller University stayed quiet about a prominent doctor who died 11 years ago and is believed to have abused children for decades.

Attorneys representing those individuals now say there may be over 1,000 victims in what may be the largest case of sexual abuse by one person in U.S. history. He is one of thousands of former patients who saw Dr. Reginald Archibald as a child at the prestigious Rockefeller Institute in New York City.

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Source: The Guradian

Argentina: two ex-Ford executives convicted in torture case

Wednesday 19:06 GMT

An Argentinian court has convicted two former executives of a local Ford Motor Co plant of involvement in the abduction and torture of company workers during the country’s 1976-1983 dictatorship, lawyers representing the victims said on Tuesday.

Therefore, there is a direct responsibility of Ford Motor Company and that might give us the possibility to bring the case to the US courts,” he said.

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Source: Fox News

Bernie Madoff at last is a good investment, 10 years later

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

From 2005 to 2015, he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York where, among other things, he led the investigation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities and had primary responsibility for all criminal and civil asset forfeiture matters related to the Madoff case.

Over the course of nearly forty years, until December 11, 2008, Madoff fooled tens of thousands of victims, stealing tens of billions of dollars.

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Source: DW

Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwere acccept Nobel Peace Prize

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

In an emotional ceremony, Yazidi activist Nadia Murad and Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

In their Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches on Monday, Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence. They called on the world to do more to protect victims of wartime sexual violence.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte