Judges have ruled that 14 men accused of gang-raping a woman will still stand trial, despite the alleged victim withdrawing her complaint after receiving BD40,000 ($105,249) in compensation from the defendants.
The 23-year-old Tha
Bahraini MPs are studying a proposal to introduce tougher punishments against rapists, including life sentences.
Members of parliament's legislative and legal affairs committee met yesterday (May 27) to discuss the amendment t
Attorneys for a Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted last year in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas hotel have asked the judge for a new trial, saying that a key witness has recanted his trial testimony.
A Clark County Di
Four schoolboys have been expelled after a 14-year-old was raped at a Manama school.
It happened near Bilad Al Qadeem Intermediate School for Boys on March 27, when the victim and two of his fellow students lef
Five men, including four policemen, have been jailed for life in Bahrain for gang-raping a Thai woman.
Two other men were jailed for 15 years each by the High Criminal Court yesterday after their charges were reduced to sexual ass
Libya will offer compensation to women raped during the 2011 Nato-backed uprising which toppled Muammar Gaddafi, its justice minister said, touching a taboo subject.
Hundreds of women may have been raped during the eight-month con
The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai, the Norwegian foreign minister said on Monday.
India approved on Thursday a tougher new law to punish sex crimes, including death for repeat rape offenders, after the fatal gang rape of a student in December sparked unprecedented protests over the treatment of women in the
A Saudi Air Force sergeant in the United States for training has been arrested on child sexual assault charges over accusations he raped a 13-year-old boy in a Las Vegas hotel, and bail was set on Friday at just over $1.2 million, authorities sa