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'Paedophilia' - 15 News Result(s)

  • Japan to Act on Child Porn Possession

    Japan to Act on Child Porn Possession

    Japan edged closer to banning the possession of child pornography on Wednesday, the last major developed country to do so, but paedophilia portrayed in the country's popular anime comics will be exempt.

  • British artist Graham Ovenden jailed for child sex abuse

    British artist Graham Ovenden, known for his paintings of young girls, was jailed for child sex offences today after judges said an initial suspended sentence was unduly lenient.

  • Asaram Bapu has paedophilia, claims police; he's denied bail

    Asaram Bapu has paedophilia, claims police; he's denied bail

    Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, in jail on charges of sexually assaulting a school girl, has been refused bail today by the Rajasthan High Court.

  • UK man gets 27 years in US jail for plot to torture, eat child

    UK man gets 27 years in US jail for plot to torture, eat child

    A British man who admitted planning to kidnap, torture and eat at least one child using a sound-proofed dungeon he built in his home in Massachusetts was sentenced to nearly 27 years in U.S. prison on Tuesday.

  • Vatican recalls Dominican Republic envoy over paedophilia accusations

    Vatican recalls Dominican Republic envoy over paedophilia accusations

    The Vatican has recalled its ambassador to the Dominican Republic and relieved him of his duties pending an investigation, after local media accused him of paedophilia, a spokesman for the Roman Catholic Church said on Wednesday.

  • FBI finds images of 'dead infant' amid child porn

    The FBI found images of what appears to be a dead infant with the words "nepi-rape" scrawled on her bare belly during a child pornography investigation, US court records show.

  • Dutch court overturns paedophile association ban

    Dutch paedophile group Martijn, which argues for society's acceptance of consensual sex between children and adults, cannot be banned, an appeals court said on Tuesday, overturning a 2012 ruling.

  • South Africa cardinal says paedophilia not a crime

    A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC paedophilia is an illness and not a crime.

  • Paedophilia scandals weigh on body to elect next pope

    Paedophilia scandals weigh on body to elect next pope

    Activists fighting for truth and justice for victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests hold out little hope for progress under the next pope as controversy brews over a US cardinal who covered up for predator clerics.

  • BBC Trust chief defends huge director-general payout

    BBC Trust chief defends huge director-general payout

    The head of the BBC's governing body insisted on Tuesday he had to give director-general George Entwistle a huge pay-off when he quit in the wake of paedophilia scandals engulfing the corporation.

  • Australian Catholic Church denies sex abuse cover-up

    Australian Catholic Church denies sex abuse cover-up

    The Catholic Church in the Australian state of Victoria on Thursday denied claims by police that it deliberately covered up paedophilia and talked victims out of reporting sexual abuse.

  • British nationals convicted for paedophilia arrested by Mumbai police

    British nationals convicted for paedophilia arrested by Mumbai police

    British nationals Duncan Grant and Alan Waters, who were charged with sexual abuse of minor children at the Anchorage shelter home for street children in Mumbai, were arrested by the city police today.Grant, 67, and Allan, 63, were arrested from the Mahatma Phule Nagar slum in Cuffe Parade of South ...

  • Supreme Court convicts 2 British nationals for paedophilia

    Supreme Court convicts 2 British nationals for paedophilia

    The Supreme Court today overturned the acquittal of British nationals Duncan Grant and Alan Waters, who had been charged with child sexual abuse at the Anchorage shelter home for street children in Mumbai. The men, who ran the shelter, had been convicted by a trial court in 2006 after five minor boy...

  • Grammy-winning Russian pianist accused of paedophilia

    Grammy-winning Russian pianist accused of paedophilia

    Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Vasillievich Pletnev has been charged with raping a 14-year-old boy in a Thai beach town, police said on July 7. Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev, the founder of the Russian National Orchestr...

  • Vatican praised for handling of sex scandals

    The Vatican has handled damaging child abuse cases in an "exemplary" manner, the editor of the Vatican newspaper said today, fending off widespread criticism over mushrooming paedophilia scandals.

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