#sexual-assault

SIU clears Toronto police officer in shooting death of man who stabbed another officer | CBC News
Ontario's police watchdog has cleared a Toronto police officer in the shooting death of a 28-year-old man who seriously wounded another officer in a stabbing earlier this year.
Loyola University Chicago student protest claims school is ignoring sexual assault allegations
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Loyola University Chicago students protested on their Rogers Park campus Friday, claiming the school is ignoring sexual misconduct allegations.The university said it is investigating recent allegations of sexual misconduct involving students, but many said they have no confidence in how the school looks into those matters.At the gateway to their school, hundreds of Loyola University Chicago students chanted "No means no!"
SIU investigates after man, 26, injured during Peel police arrest | CBC News
Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the conduct of Peel Regional Police after a young man suffered serious injuries when officers arrested him on Friday night in Brampton.
Toronto Liberal candidate asked to 'pause' campaign amid report of dropped sexual assault charge | CBC News
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party has asked Toronto candidate Kevin Vuong to "pause his campaign" after the Toronto Star reported he had previously been charged with sexual assault - a charge that was later dropped.
DOJ Probes Treatment of LGBTQ Inmates at Georgia Prisons
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating the treatment of LGBTQ inmates in Georgia as part of a broader investigation into conditions at prisons in the state after dozens of incarcerated individuals died due to homicide and other forms of fatal violence dating back to last year.
Police must treat 'epidemic of violence' against women as seriously as terrorism, U.K. watchdog says
LONDON - A U.K. watchdog has called on police to treat "an epidemic" of violence against women with as much urgency as fighting terrorism, in the wake of a murder that stunned the nation.
Denmark to outlaw life sentence prisoners starting new romances
Prisoners serving life sentences in Denmark are to be prevented from starting new romantic relationships after it emerged a 17-year-old fell in love with Peter Madsen, the murderer of the journalist Kim Wall, while he was in jail.
Police must prioritise reducing violence on women
It has identified major inconsistencies between police forces in how they tackle the issue.
A report was commissioned by Home Secretary Priti Patel after the murder of Sarah Everard earlier this year.
Prince Andrew can request unsealing of 2009 Epstein settlement, judge says
Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that his lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago, a US judge in New York has said.
'Highly traumatic' strip search of female Canberra prisoner violated Human Rights Act, review finds
The strip search of a female inmate inside a Canberra prison earlier this year breached the territory's Human Rights Act, according to a damning review which also found the ACT's policies around mandatory searches did not have a legal basis.