Laws regarding rape
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, U.S. media reported on March 22.
Weinstein, 68, is in prison in northern New York state after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault.
The fallen film producer's diagnosis was first reported on March 21 evening by local paper the Niagara Gazette.
The Croatian Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that it has confirmed the verdict sentencing Pero Jekic, a former member of a Serb paramilitary unit, to eight years in prison for war crimes against civilians.
Jekic committed the crime in July 1991, when members of Serb paramilitary units entered Hrvatski Cuntic, a village in central Croatia near the town of Petrinja.
Two Bulgarian men accused of brutally torturing and sexually assaulting female sex workers face a string of criminal charges including rape, abduction, grievous bodily harm as well as theft.
Police said the two suspects were arrested in Athens on Tuesday. They are alleged to have set up meetings with foreign sex workers before detaining them and violently abusing them.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the decision by a court in Cyprus to hand a suspended sentence to a British teenager accused of faking a gang rape allegation, allowing the 19-year-old to return home, his spokesman said.
The spokesman also said Britain would work with Cyprus and other countries to ensure that such a case could not happen again. [Reuters]