In Greece, a String of Killings Pushes Domestic Abuse Into the Spotlight

Several deadly assaults on women by their partners appear to have encouraged more victims to speak up in a country where such attacks have rarely been publicly discussed.

#bekatorou-sofia, #domestic-violence, #greece, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #women-and-girls

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Four Counts of Fraud

The case against the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos came to symbolize the pitfalls of Silicon Valley’s culture of hustle and hype.

#computers-and-the-internet, #domestic-violence, #falsification-of-data, #frauds-and-swindling, #high-net-worth-individuals, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc

Pope Says High Number of Domestic Violence Cases is ‘Almost Satanic’

Francis once again decried the scourge of domestic abuse, which has increased during the months of pandemic lockdown.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #francis, #italy, #roman-catholic-church

The All-Too-Common Tragedy of Foster Care

Foster children need an advocate to prioritize their needs.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #domestic-violence, #foster-care, #group-homes-and-supportive-housing, #internal-sub-only-nl

Elizabeth Holmes Trial Nears Finish as Closing Arguments End

The jury of eight men and four women will meet on Monday morning to consider wire fraud-related charges for claims made to Theranos’s investors and patients.

#balwani-ramesh, #computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc

Mississippi Killer Confessed to Another Murder Before His Execution

David Neal Cox admitted to the 2007 killing of his sister-in-law, Felecia Cox, a cold case in which he had long been the prime suspect, prosecutors said.

#capital-punishment, #cox-david-neal, #domestic-violence, #missing-persons, #mississippi, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sex-crimes

Stabbed 20 Times by Her Husband, She Now Fights Laws Favoring Abusers

Shira Isakov, once a little-known Israeli working in advertising, has become a national force in the struggle to combat domestic violence and change the legal landscape on parental rights.

#content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #israel, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #politics-and-government, #shira-isakov, #women-and-girls

Clayton County Shooting: Officer and 2 Women Killed in Georgia

A suspect was shot and killed during an “exchange of gunfire” with officers responding to a domestic violence call, the police said. A 12-year-old boy and an officer were also injured.

#domestic-violence, #georgia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Elizabeth Holmes Says Former Boyfriend Abused Her

Ms. Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, blamed Ramesh Balwani, the former No. 2 at the company.

#balwani-ramesh, #domestic-violence, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #theranos-inc

The Woman on the Bridge

Police and prosecutors spent five years chasing a domestic violence case. Would it be enough?

#assaults, #decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #maine, #police, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

Slain Woman Had Begged Apartment Complex to Change Locks, Lawsuit Claims

A New Jersey mother had been granted a temporary restraining order against her husband before he killed her and their two children, according to a suit filed by the woman’s family.

#deaths-fatalities, #domestic-violence, #eugenio-severino, #housing-management-resources, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-jersey, #penns-grove-nj, #penns-grove-gardens, #ruth-esther-reyes-de-severino

Sean Parnell Suspends G.O.P. Senate Bid in Pennsylvania

Mr. Parnell, who was endorsed by Donald Trump in one of the highest-profile 2022 Senate races, had been accused by his estranged wife of spousal and child abuse.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #domestic-violence, #elections-senate, #parnell-sean-1981, #pennsylvania, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Woman Accuses Vikings’ Dalvin Cook of Assault, False Imprisonment in Lawsuit

Cook on Wednesday denied the allegations made by his former girlfriend in a civil suit that stemmed from a confrontation at his home in November 2020.

#cook-dalvin-1995, #domestic-violence, #football, #minnesota-vikings, #national-football-league, #suits-and-litigation-civil

U.K. Police Struggle to Curb Abuse of Women by Their Own Officers

Sexual misconduct by police officers has prompted outrage across Britain, and led to increasing skepticism that departments can investigate or discipline employees who abuse women.

#couzens-wayne-march-3-2021-murder, #domestic-violence, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #great-britain, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

Pauline Bart, Sociologist Who Mapped Women’s Challenges, Dies at 91

She researched the ways gender biases harmed women, and she wrote about her findings in studies laced with compassion and wry humor.

#bart-pauline, #deaths-obituaries, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #pornography, #sex-crimes, #sociology, #womens-rights

Kenyan Olympian’s Husband Is Arrested in Her Killing

Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, a rising running star, was stabbed to death in her home this month. Her husband has been arrested.

#agnes-tirop, #domestic-violence, #kenya, #nairobi-kenya, #running

Kenyan Olympian’s Killing Exposes Surge of Violence Against Women

Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, a rising running star, was stabbed to death in her home this month. Her husband has been arrested.

#agnes-tirop, #domestic-violence, #kenya, #nairobi-kenya, #running

Man Whose Attack on Ex-Wife Was Livestreamed Gets Death Penalty in China

The case riveted the public’s attention in China and spotlighted the patchy enforcement of the country’s law against domestic violence.

#china, #decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #douyin-bytedance, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sichuan-province-china, #social-media, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

After Killings, U.K. Asks: Should Misogyny Be a Hate Crime?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says an emphatic no, but rights groups argue that it would add an extra layer of protection for women who face violence at the hands of men.

#domestic-violence, #england, #everard-sarah, #hate-crimes, #johnson-boris, #law-and-legislation, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nessa-sabina-d-2021, #politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

Britain’s Respect Hotline for Abusers May Help Stop Domestic Violence

Can a hotline for perpetrators help stop domestic violence?

#domestic-violence, #great-britain, #men-and-boys, #women-and-girls

Why Gabrielle Petito’s Story of Alleged Abuse Is All Too Familiar

Intimate partner violence is epidemic in this country. We just don’t always hear about it.

#domestic-violence, #gabby-petito, #intimate-partner-violence, #missing-persons

Gabrielle Petito’s Story of Alleged Abuse Is All Too Familiar

Intimate partner violence is epidemic in this country. We just don’t always hear about it.

#domestic-violence, #gabby-petito, #intimate-partner-violence, #missing-persons

Richard Sherman Joins the Buccaneers After a Call From Tom Brady

Sherman is facing criminal charges for five misdemeanors, including two for domestic violence, from an arrest this summer. The free agent cornerback was recruited to Tampa Bay by his former rival.

#arians-bruce, #brady-tom, #brown-antonio-1988, #domestic-violence, #football, #free-agents-sports, #national-football-league, #san-francisco-49ers, #seattle-seahawks, #sherman-richard-1988, #tampa-bay-buccaneers

How to Find ‘Stalkerware’ on Your Devices

These spyware apps record your conversations, location and everything you type, all while camouflaged as a calculator or calendar.

#android-operating-system, #apple-inc, #calculators, #computer-security, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-service, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #domestic-violence, #google-inc, #iphone, #mobile-applications, #privacy, #smartphones, #software, #stalking-crime

Activists in Russia Push to Make Domestic Violence a Voting Issue

Middle-aged women are part of the core base of Russia’s ruling party. Can its refusal to help domestic violence victims harm its support in this weekend’s elections?

#domestic-violence, #elections, #politics-and-government, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia, #united-russia, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Threats and Fear Cause Afghan Women’s Protections to Vanish Overnight

As the Taliban advanced, safe houses for women closed, and the staff sheltered girls at home as relatives released from prison threatened to kill them.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #domestic-violence, #group-homes-and-supportive-housing, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #shariah-islamic-law, #taliban, #women-and-girls, #women-for-afghan-women, #womens-rights, #womens-shelters-and-safe-houses

Britain Introduces Measures to Curb Street Harassment and Violence Against Women

The proposals come months after Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old marketing executive, was raped and murdered. She had gone missing as she walked home from a friend’s house in South London.

#domestic-violence, #england, #everard-sarah, #london-england, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #wales, #women-and-girls

How Did Allison Highwolf Die? Distrust Fuels a Mystery in Indian Country.

When a Northern Cheyenne family questioned their daughter’s untimely death, official indifference deepened their pain — and their suspicions.

#assaults, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #big-horn-county-mont, #bureau-of-indian-affairs, #domestic-violence, #haaland-deb, #indigenous-people, #montana, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nagle-mary-kathryn, #native-americans, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Air Force Is Most to Blame for 2017 Church Shooting, Judge Rules

The ruling in the case, which was brought by the families of the victims, found that the Air Force was “60 percent responsible” for the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #kelley-devin-p-1991-2017, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rodriguez-xavier-1961, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-courts-state, #sutherland-springs-tex, #sutherland-springs-tex-shooting-2017, #united-states-air-force

Frenchwoman Who Killed Her Abusive Husband Won’t Serve More Jail Time

Valérie Bacot said her stepfather turned husband raped her as a child and had abused her for years. A court decided on a sentence that left her on parole but free from imprisonment.

#bacot-valerie, #chalon-sur-saone-france, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #france, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #polette-daniel-d-2016, #sex-crimes

A Judge’s Order Left Her Homeless. A New Ruling Will Help Others Like Her.

Pretrial stay-away orders meant to shield people from abusive partners have long been misused. Thursday’s ruling is already helping people return home.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #legal-aid-society, #new-york-city

A 14-Year-Old Bride, Wed to Her Rapist, Playing on a Jungle Gym

The United States has fought against child marriage around the world. Let’s do the same at home.

#child-marriages, #domestic-violence, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #states-us, #united-states

Kim Avis Jailed After Faking Death at ‘Mortuary Beach’

The man’s son told the authorities that his father drowned. Months later, he was found in Colorado and extradited to Scotland, where he was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison.

#big-sur-calif, #california, #carmel-calif, #colorado, #colorado-springs-colo, #domestic-violence, #extradition, #fugitives, #highway-1-calif, #missing-persons, #scotland, #sex-crimes, #united-states, #united-states-coast-guard, #united-states-marshals-service

Barred From Her Own Home: How a Tool for Fighting Domestic Abuse Fails

Shamika Crawford was left homeless and separated from her children by an order of protection that was later dismissed. Lawyers say cases like hers are common.

#domestic-violence, #new-york-city, #suits-and-litigation-civil

U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors

The decision will affect tens of thousands of cases moving through backlogged immigration courts.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #board-of-immigration-appeals, #domestic-violence, #gangs, #garland-merrick-b, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #justice-department, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-politics-and-government

Justice Dept. Ends Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang Violence and Domestic Abuse Survivors

The move is one of the Justice Department’s most significant reversals of a Trump-era policy.

#asylum-right-of, #board-of-immigration-appeals, #domestic-violence, #gangs, #garland-merrick-b, #gupta-vanita, #immigration-and-emigration, #justice-department, #sessions-jefferson-b-iii, #trump-donald-j

A Film Tries to Make a Difference for Domestic Violence Survivors

“And So I Stayed” examines how the courts treat women who kill their abusers. The movie played a role in one case that resulted in freedom after a conviction.

#and-so-i-stayed-movie, #documentary-films-and-programs, #domestic-violence, #law-and-legislation, #nelson-daniel-a-filmmaker, #pattillo-natalie, #sentences-criminal, #women-and-girls

Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge

Dennis White had served for two days before he was placed on leave because of accusations from two decades ago. He has dismissed them as false and tainted by racism.

#boston-mass, #domestic-violence, #janey-kim-1965, #police, #police-department-boston-mass, #walsh-martin-j, #white-dennis-a-1961

Marcell Ozuna Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

Marcell Ozuna faces two charges, including strangulation. His team says it will cooperate with an M.L.B. investigation.

#atlanta-braves, #baseball, #domestic-violence, #major-league-baseball, #ozuna-marcell

Covid-19’s Impact on America Has Just Begun

Many Americans  may never fully recover from the pandemic even if they didn’t contract the coronavirus.

#alcohol-abuse, #anxiety-and-stress, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #income-inequality, #united-states, #yamhill-ore

A New Book Thinks Clearly and Creatively About Violence Against Women

In “On Violence and On Violence Against Women,” Jacqueline Rose roves widely to consider sexual harassment, Harvey Weinstein, political power, contemporary fiction and more.

#assaults, #books-and-literature, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #on-violence-and-on-violence-against-women-book, #rose-jacqueline-1949, #women-and-girls

Il Divo Tenor’s Ex-Wife Sues Him, Citing Sexual and Physical Abuse

Sébastien Izambard exerted “coercive control” over Renée Izambard and subjected her to years of psychological abuse and torture, she said.

#assaults, #coercive-control, #domestic-violence, #il-divo-music-group, #renee-izambard, #sebastien-izambard, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Carmen Maria Machado: Banning My Book Won’t Protect Your Child

My memoir could teach teenagers how to exit an abusive relationship. So why don’t some parents want their children to read it?

#books-and-literature, #censorship, #domestic-violence, #education-k-12, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #writing-and-writers

Police Say Boyfriend Responsible for Shooting at Colorado Birthday Party

More than half of mass shootings in recent years involve a perpetrator who killed an intimate partner or family member, including the gunman who killed six people in Colorado Springs.

#colorado-springs-colo, #domestic-violence, #mass-shootings

We, Tina

How Tina Turner reclaimed her voice, her image and her spirituality.

#dating-and-relationships, #documentary-films-and-programs, #domestic-violence, #hbo-max, #movies, #pop-and-rock-music, #rio-de-janeiro-brazil, #turner-ike, #turner-tina

Marilyn Manson Accused of Sexual Assault in Suit Filed by Esmé Bianco

The lawsuit also accuses Manson’s former manager, Tony Ciulla, of violating trafficking laws.

#bianco-esme, #california, #ciulla-tony, #domestic-violence, #human-trafficking, #manson-marilyn, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wood-evan-rachel

Frigid Waters: A Fleeting Balm for a Mother’s Unspeakable Grief

To shake up the tedium of quarantine, I started doing polar plunges with Stephanie Reece, who was driven by something else entirely.

#content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #east-hampton-ny, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #swimming, #tennis, #women-and-girls

Women Are Battling China’s Angry Trolls. The Trolls Are Winning.

As online attacks against Chinese feminists intensify, popular social media companies are responding by removing the women — not the abusers — from their platforms.

#censorship, #china, #computers-and-the-internet, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #lu-pin, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #weibo-corporation, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #xiao-meili, #zheng-churan

Austin, Texas, Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

The authorities said the gunman, a former sheriff’s deputy, knew the victims and that the shooting appeared to have been “targeted to them.”

#austin-tex, #crime-and-criminals, #domestic-violence, #stephen-nicholas-broderick, #travis-county-tex

Why Do We Let Corporations Profit From Rape Videos?

With help from Google and PayPal, XVideos lets people leer at the worst moment in a child’s life.

#assaults, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-pornography, #children-and-childhood, #computers-and-the-internet, #domestic-violence, #law-and-legislation, #sex, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #yahoo-inc