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Release of notorious child rapist sparks outrage in South Korea

December 13, 2020 5:00 AM

South Korea's most notorious child rapist was pelted with eggs by an angry crowd who called for him to be castrated when he was released from prison yesterday after serving 12 years behind bars.

Public anger erupts as South Korea's most notorious child rapist is released after 12 years in jail

December 12, 2020 6:26 PM

SEOUL - South Korea's most notorious child rapist was pelted with eggs by an angry crowd who called for him to be castrated when he was released from prison on Saturday (Dec 12) after serving 12 years behind bars.

Man in Malaysia kills step-grandson in anger after attempt to rape stepchild thwarted

November 30, 2020 11:18 AM

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In a fit of rage, a man allegedly killed his four-year-old step-grandson after his attempts to rape his stepchild failed at an apartment in Setapak here.

Death penalty may not prove a deterrent for rape: The Statesman

October 16, 2020 11:25 AM

In its editorial, the paper says that South Asian states must radically transform their criminal justice system to deter rapists.

Five sentenced to death in Bangladesh for gang rape

October 15, 2020 11:30 PM

It was the first conviction since the government this week introduced the death penalty for rape.

Five police suspended over India gang-rape

October 03, 2020 1:55 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Five senior police officers have been suspended over their handling of an investigation into the gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman that has sparked outrage across India and triggered days of protests.

Indian rape victim dies weeks after assault triggering protests

September 29, 2020 6:43 PM

LUCKNOW, INDIA (REUTERS) - A woman from the lowest rung of India's caste system died in hospital on Tuesday (Sept 29) weeks after authorities said she was raped by a group of men, triggering protests and opposition criticism over what it said was a failure to protect women.

South Korea police apologise over botched serial killer case

July 02, 2020 5:54 PM

SEOUL (AFP) - Police identified South Korea's most notorious serial killer on Thursday (July 2) and said he murdered 15 women, as they apologised for a botched, decades-long investigation that saw an innocent man jailed for 20 years.

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