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Republican-Supporting Ad Says White Democrats Want to Lynch Black Men When ‘White Girl Screams Rape’


A radio advertisement being run in Arkansas in support of Republican Representative French Hill features exaggerated stereotypes of African-American accents claiming that black voters should support Hill and Republicans because Democrats want to lynch black men when “a white girl screams rape.” The ad, which is not endorsed by Hill, was paid for by the PAC Black Americans for the President’s Agenda.

In a statement to Newsweek about the ad Thursday, Hill said: “I condemn this outrageous ad in the strongest terms. There’s no place in Arkansas for this nonsense.”

The ad seeks to capitalize on the recent heated battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in which the now-justice was accused of sexual misconduct by three women. One of the accusers, Christine Blasey Ford,…

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As rape crisis grows, South African pupils learn how to fight back


Official statistics suggest that more than 110 rapes are recorded by the police every day in South Africa

Girls practice self defence methods during a session with NGO Action Breaks Silence (ABS) called “Empowerment through self-defence for women and girls” which aims to create a world free form fear of gender based violence, at Mbuyisa Makhubu Primary School in the are of Orlando West, in the South African township of Soweto.

Soweto: In a classroom in the South African township of Soweto, girls listen carefully, knowing they need to learn how to avoid the threat of rape that hangs over their daily lives.

“You are going to pretend that it is the rapist’s testicles,” says trainer Dimakatso Monokoli, holding out a padded target.

An 11-year-old girl charges without flinching and delivers a powerful…

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Flash – As rape crisis grows, South African pupils learn how to fight back


SOWETO (SOUTH AFRICA) (AFP) – 

In a classroom in the South African township of Soweto, girls listen carefully, knowing they need to learn how to avoid the threat of rape that hangs over their daily lives.

“You are going to pretend that it is the rapist’s testicles,” says trainer Dimakatso Monokoli, holding out a padded target.

An 11-year-old girl charges without flinching and delivers a powerful knee slam.

It is part of a day of self-defence and rape avoidance strategies taught at the Thabisang school, where chairs and desks have been pushed back to the pink walls of the classroom.

Official statistics suggest that more than 110 rapes are recorded by the police every day in South Africa.

But such numbers are widely seen as…

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Caribbean News – As Christine Blasey Ford Testifies To High School Attack Caribbean Sees Numerous Incidents Of Rape


Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 28, 2018: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford held a nation spellbound Thursday as she detailed details of an alleged sexual assault she claims the Donald Trump pick for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh committed against her over three decades ago. Thousands of miles away, in the Caribbean region, a number of cases of reported and alleged rapes, including committed on teens, continue to grab headlines there daily.

In Guyana on Monday, a viral video of the alleged gang rape of a teen created shock waves on…

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Rape of seven-year-old in South African restaurant sparks outrage over sexual violence


A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened on Saturday in Pretoria, Lungelo Dlamini, a spokesman for South African police said.

The accused was arrested at the restaurant and has been charged with rape and possession of drugs, Dlamini told CNN.

“A suspect has been arrested and has appeared in court on Tuesday over this incident. He remains in custody till his bail hearing,” Dlamini said.

He said he could not give further details, as the National Prosecuting Authority has taken over the case.

The girl had gone to the bathroom when the assailant grabbed her and raped her in the men’s restroom, according to local media reports.
Women in South Africa are marching against gender violence with #TotalShutdown protest

Her mother alerted customers at the restaurant after hearing voices from the bathroom when she went looking for her daughter,…

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Caribbean News – Guyanese Man In Alleged Rape Tape Found Dead


Sherwin Apple was found dead days after being identified as the man in the alleged rapeof a teen. that was video taped and leaked on social media

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News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 26, 2018: One of two men seen in an alleged rape tape of a teen in the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana has been found dead.

Reports indicate that the body of Sherwin Apple, also called ‘Yellow,’ formerly of William Street Kitty and Silver Town, Wismar, Linden, was fished out of Kitty Seawall in the vicinity of Selena on Tuesday morning.

He and another man allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl in Linden on Monday. A video of the alleged rape was shared on social media. The video showed him and the other man taking turns having sex with the teen as she begged them to…

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