Sexual Assault

Defendant accused of sexually assaulting, killing Sudanese baby in Cairo to face urgent trial on Tuesday

Fri, 03 May 2024 - 12:16 GMT

A male defendant accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting, and murdering a 10-month-old Sudanese girl named Janette in Cairo's Nasr City will face an urgent trial on Tuesday, May 7.

Actor Shady Khalaf sentenced to 3 yrs of rigorous imprisonment over sexually assaulting 7 women

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 10:50 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday to sentence the Egyptian Actor Shady Khalaf to three years in rigorous imprisonment over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempting to rape seven women by force against their will during an acting training workshop.

Trial of Actor Shady Khalaf over sexually assaulting 7 women adjourned

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 03:17 GMT

The first court hearing in trial of the actor Shadi Khalaf over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempted rape of 7 ladies kicked off Saturday, and was adjourned to December 19.

Egyptian woman thanks prosecutors, social media support as assaulter referred to trial

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 11:03 GMT

Basma posted to thank the great support by social media users to her case.

Man arrested at Cairo Airport after lady reveals he took pictures of female passengers

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 12:48 GMT

A man was spotted taking pictures of female passengers, as revealed in a video by Egyptian lady on Instagram.

Man who harbored Maadi child molester sentenced to 1 year in prison

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:50 GMT

Maadi Misdemeanor Court ruled Thursday to sentence to one year in prison a defendant who hided the molester who sexually abused a girl in March.

Dentist accused of sexually assaulting male patients referred to Specialized Criminal Court

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 01:58 GMT

A dentist has been referred to the Specialized Criminal Court over sexually assaulting four men as the prosecution awaits a forensic report after the defendant underwent a medical examination to check whether he practiced habitual same sex relations.

Sexual Predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki sentenced to 3 years over indecent assault against 3 girls

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 11:59 GMT

The first court session of the trial of, sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki, who is charged with indecent assault against three girls, kicked off last September.

1st trial session of sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki starts Saturday

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 11:00 GMT

The first court session of the trial of, sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki, who is charged with indecent assault against three girls, kicked off Saturday.

Two men detained for 4 days pending investigation for assaulting Sudanese girl sexually in Egypt

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 02:40 GMT

During the investigation, the girl said two sexually assaulted her and one was defending her, while the seven others were watching.

Actor Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey for sexual misconduct in 1980s

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:51 GMT

Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey was accused in a civil lawsuit on Wednesday of sexual assault and battery in the 1980s by actor Anthony Rapp and a second, unnamed person when both plaintiffs were about 14.

Former UN official faces sexual assault accusations in countries including Egypt - NYT

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 11:50 GMT

The US authorities on Wednesday arrested a former United Nations official accused of rendering ladies in Egypt, Iraq and the US among other locations unconscious and sexually assaulting them, The New York Times reported, citing an indictment.

Egypt ratifies draft law obliging secrecy of rape victims’ testimonies

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 04:52 GMT

The Egyptian government has ratified a draft law that guarantees the secrecy of testimonies made by victims of harassment, rape and sexual assault.

Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 12:57 GMT

Former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey stood impassively in a Nantucket courtroom on Monday before pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at an island bar

Alleged victim of Spacey sexual assault filmed part of incident

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 12:54 GMT

A young man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him at a seaside restaurant near Boston in 2016 filmed part of the incident.

Policeman sentenced to 5 years in prison over harassing housewife

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 03:47 GMT

Zagazig Criminal Court in Al-Sharqia governorate sentenced Tuesday a policeman to five years in prison over charges of harassing a female suspect inside a police truck.

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 10:13 GMT

Los Angeles District Attorney’s office spokesman Greg Risling did not give details but said the case was presented by police in the California beach city of Santa Monica.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein due to enter plea on rape charges

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Film producer Harvey Weinstein due to enter plea on rape charges.

Sylvester Stallone 'categorically disputes' claim of 1990s sexual assault

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 10:51 GMT

Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s.

Proposed amendments to sexual assault penalties

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 05:43 GMT

MP Mona Monir highlighted that many try to take revenge on perpetuators who are not perceived to be fairly penalized, which jeopardizes social peace.