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Frenchman held for alleged child molesting kills himself: Indonesia police

July 13, 2020 5:15 PM

JAKARTA (AFP) - A French national detained in Indonesia on suspicion of molesting over hundreds of children has died by apparent suicide, police said Monday (July 13).

Jail sought for ex-UN official convicted of child abuse in Nepal

June 11, 2019 9:16 PM

KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepali prosecutors said on Tuesday (June 11) they will seek a 13-year jail term for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of sexually abusing two boys.

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children

May 29, 2019 1:12 PM

TOKYO (REUTERS) - A Japanese man was arrested on Wednesday (May 29) for using a stun gun to discipline his three children, police said, the latest in a series of child-abuse cases that have prompted legislators to seek a ban on corporal punishment.

Australian media to face court over coverage of cardinal George Pell's trial for child sex abuse

April 14, 2019 12:48 PM

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday (April 15) over their coverage of cardinal George Pell's trial for child sex abuse, with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case.

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