Tag Archives: Violence against women in the United States

14Oct/17

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

INTERNET (OCTOBER 14, 2017) (AMPAS) – The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday (October 14), after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. Continue reading

09Oct/17

Weinstein Co board ousts Harvey Weinstein after harassment allegations

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – The Weinstein Co has fired co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, effective immediately, following reports of sexual harassment allegations against the executive, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest power brokers, the film production company said on Sunday (October 8). Continue reading

20Jul/17

O.J. Simpson wins parole

O.J. Simpson was granted parole from prison on Thursday after serving nine years for a botched armed robbery and will be released in October. Continue reading

01Mar/15

Brazilian authorities arrest suspected U.S. cult leader

Brazil captures suspected U.S. cult leader wanted on charges of sexually abusing underage girls at a Minnesota religious compound.

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13Feb/15

Two more women accuse Bill Cosby of drugging them

Two more women come forward to allege drugging and sexual misconduct by comedian Bill Cosby.

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