Pakistani police arrested five more people over a major child sex abuse scandal after a lawyer for the victims accused them of protecting culprits.
A Pakistani province announced a judicial inquiry into a massive child abuse and extortion scandal allegedly involving hundreds of victims amid mounting calls for justice.
US comedy icon Bill Cosby has been ordered to testify under oath in response to accusations from a woman who said he drugged and sexually abused her when she was a minor.
A former prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations in Britain, when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving 1970s leader Edward Heath.
American pop star Kesha sued her producer Dr. Luke for allegedly abusing her sexually and emotionally for years, while threatening to harm her career.
The video clearly shows a boy on all fours runing for an apple thrown to him. He picks up the fruit with his teeth, not hands.
A Kazakhstani citizen Ms. Asiya Kushenova has been arrested in the United States.
The grim reality of Kazakhstan’s Centers for Adaptation of Underage startles with adults’ inhumanity and cruelty towards abused children.
The sexual abuse of nearly 300 girls and boys in just one year in a single Argentine province led authorities to separate them from their parents, authorities said.
Many Mexicans have mixed emotions about seeing the late pope John Paul II become a saint: they loved the man but feel he covered up sexual abuses by priests.
Pope Francis on Friday personally asked forgiveness for thousands of child sex abuses carried out by priests and promised more action following accusations of cover-ups and excessive leniency by the Vatican.
Film director Woody Allen on Friday again denied molesting his daughter and launched a furious attack on his ex-partner Mia Farrow, blaming her for the abuse allegations.
US officials admitted Tuesday that they strip-searched a female Indian diplomat after she was arrested in New York in a new twist to a growing row that has seen India hit back with reprisals such as removing security barriers around the US embassy.
An Australian inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings, with warnings.
The jury of Worcester Superior Court found Joseph and Linda Mayotte guilty of sexually abusing their children adopted from Kazakhstan.
Linda Mayotte accused of raping a minor teen adopted from Kazakhstan testified that he was choking her when she refused to submit to his sexual demands.
The adoption order on the former orphans from Kazakhstan who are testifying in the U.S. against their adoptive parents was issued by Petropavlovsk court in 2004.
17-y.o. Kazakhstan-born orphan girl adopted from Kazakhstan at the age of 8 has testified against her adoptive father Joseph Mayotte, 50.
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry filed an inquiry to the U.S. over the alleged sexual abuse of children adopted from Kazakhstan.
The 21-y.o. alleged victim of the sexual abuse testified against his American adoptive parents.
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