On Friday, February 21, after four days of deliberation, the jury in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial made an announcement of sort. It wasn’t a verdict – not quite. It was more complex – and almost more captivating – than that.
There was once a time, just two short years ago, before “Weinstein clauses” and “Weinstein taxes,” before “intimacy coordinators” and “disgrace insurance.”
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance told reporters afterward that the judge "sent a message today that this type behavior is something that any potential offender is going to have to consider. The judge took it seriously, which is exactly how we think he should have. And we're grateful."
Harvey Weinstein told a courtroom last Wednesday he’s “worried about this country.” He needn’t be. It’s a whole lot safer now with him behind bars.
Justin Bieber has refuted an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2014, saying he doesn't take "sexual abuse lightly".
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation has upheld the Public Prosecution’s appeal against a ruling which sentenced an Asian to six months imprisonment plus deportation after he was charged with indecently assaulting a girl.
Disgraced Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has opened about how sexual assault allegations meant "my job, many of my relationships were all gone in a matter of hours".
Adviser to PM Babar Awan, who is also a member of the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Cases, said Prime Minister Imran Khan was very much concerned over the recent incidents of rape in different parts of the country.
Prior to the federal minister’s post, the Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad, Muhammed Hamza Shafqaat, had said Usman Gohar “cannot be hired by any other bank” as per the regulations of the State bank of Pakistan.