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Charges withdrawn against mother who allegedly killed daughter’s …

Port Elizabeth – The charges against an Eastern Cape mother accused of stabbing a man to death and injuring two others after finding them raping her 27-year-old daughter have been withdrawn, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.

She appeared in the Lady Frere Magistrate’s Court where her charges were formally withdrawn, NPA regional spokesperson Luxolo Tyali told News24 on Monday.  

Tyali said the senior public prosecutor took a decision not to prosecute the mother.  

The woman was initially charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder.  

“The docket was referred to the senior prosecutor and based on the evidence in the docket she declined to prosecute,” Tyali said.  

The two men that allegedly raped her daughter are expected to appear in court later this week. 

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South Africans have been rallied behind the woman, who cannot be named to protect the identity of her daughter. 

She was arrested at the beginning of September

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NPA drops charges against "warrior woman" accused of killing …

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has decided not to prosecute a mother accused of murdering and attempting to murder three men who allegedly raped her daughter in Qumbu village in the Eastern Cape.

“We have declined to prosecute which means that the charges have been withdrawn,” Luxolo Tyali, spokesperson for the NPA in the Eastern Cape, told the Mail Guardian.

In September 2017, the mother, known as the “warrior woman” in her community, was told that her daughter was being raped by three men. It was her own mother who called her with the news.

“My mother said my daughter was being raped by three boys.
I was afraid and had second thoughts, but no mother would leave her child to the wolves,” she said.

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She called the police, but when they did not answer, she took a kitchen knife and went

Read more at: https://mg.co.za/article/2017-10-09-npa-drops-charges-against-warrior-woman-accused-of-killing-daughters-rapist

Barbara Blaine, Led Fight Against Pedophile Priests, Dies At 61

 Barbara Blaine of SNAP

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CHICAGO — Barbara Blaine, a victim of sexual abuse as a child who would go on to tirelessly fight the Catholic church to expose its mishandling and cover-ups of assaults by priests, has died.

Blaine, the founder and former president of the Chicago-based SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, reportedly died Sunday at the age of 61.

SNAP, Blaine once said, “did what the church community refused to do.”

SNAP managing director Barbara Dorris said, “Few people have done more to protect kids and help victims than Barbara Blaine.”

“Her relentless advocacy enabled millions to eventually accept a long unbelievable reality: that tens of thousands of priests raped and fondled hundreds

Read more at: https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170925/austin/woman-who-led-fight-against-pedophile-priests-dies

Another abuse lawsuit filed against Hanna Boys Center, Santa Rosa Diocese

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Another sex abuse lawsuit filed against Hanna Boys Center, Santa …

Another former resident of the Hanna Boys Center is suing the Catholic organization that houses troubled boys, claiming the organization failed to protect him from being sexually abused by a female counselor, the third civil lawsuit stemming from alleged sexual misconduct filed this year against the 72-year-old community institution.

A pattern of lax supervision created the opportunity for the sexual abuse to take place, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court by the former resident, who is now 18. Supervision was “virtually nonexistent” and the center failed to protect boys seeking treatment after already enduring abuse and neglect, according to his lawyer, Micha Liberty of Oakland.

“They exposed him to a sexual predator,” Liberty said. “They took an already challenged and troubled young man and allowed conduct to occur that has devastated him, which will

Read more at: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/7437808-181/another-abuse-lawsuit-filed-against

University of Rochester responds to sexual harassment complaint against professor

An article detailing a University of Rochester faculty member’s years of enduring sexual harassment in the workplace has drawn widespread concern.

An article posted in Mother Jones on Friday outlined a decade-long effort by a female faculty member detailing her experiences and efforts to hold a colleague responsible for years of what she described as inappropriate actions and comments that created a hostile work environment and home life.

According to an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint filed last week, seven current and former UR professors submitted identical EEOC complaints claiming that a colleague, the university and several administrators violated laws that ban discrimination in the workplace.

In the 111-page document, the offending professor is

Read more at: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/09/10/university-rochester-mother-jones-eeoc-professor-sexual-harassment-seligman/652080001/

Board of Education Sued Over Sexual Abuse Claims Against Former Mentor

A former Chicago Public Schools student who claims he was sexually assaulted for years by a school employee filed a lawsuit this week against the Board of Education. (Chicago Tonight)

A former Chicago Public Schools student who says he was sexually abused for years by the head of a district mentoring program has filed suit against the Board of Education, claiming it allowed a sexual predator to roam the halls of a Chicago elementary school.

The student – identified only as John Doe – and his attorney announced the suit this week, claiming Doe was at least the 20th victim of Marvin Lovett, who the board hired despite having allegedly received warnings that Lovett had been acting inappropriately toward male students.

“The school district should not put our children in charge of protecting themselves,” Doe’s attorney Lyndsay Markley told media Wednesday. “There were a number of incidents and information that,

Read more at: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/09/07/board-education-sued-over-sexual-abuse-claims-against-former-mentor

Inside Source Reveals ‘Rapist’ Chants Directed Against Adam Johnson Everywhere He Goes in Prison

Former Sunderland winger and convicted sexual offender Adam Johnson is constantly on the receiving end of abuse from his fellow inmates at HM Moorland, according to an inside source at the prison.

The disgraced footballer is currently serving a six-year sentence after admitting to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl, and according to the Daily Star, the 30-year-old is now suffering from depression because of the torment.

“Johnson can’t go anywhere without a chorus of, ‘Rapist, rapist, rapist’ erupting.” An inside source claimed.

“It happens every time he leaves his cell, when he’s getting his food and even when he’s trying to play football.

“The prisoners have adopted chants from the terraces with Johnson as the point of attack. There’s a gang of really tough inmates who basically run the prison and they have taken against him.

“In their eyes he’s a nonce and he made matters worse by complaining about

Read more at: https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/09/04/inside-source-reveals-rapist-chants-directed-against-adam-johnson-everywhere-he-goes-prison

Inside Source Reveals ‘Rapist’ Chants Directed Against Adam …

Former Sunderland winger and convicted sexual offender Adam Johnson is constantly on the receiving end of abuse from his fellow inmates at HM Moorland, according to an inside source at the prison.

The disgraced footballer is currently serving a six-year sentence after admitting to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl, and according to the Daily Star, the 30-year-old is now suffering from depression because of the torment.

“Johnson can’t go anywhere without a chorus of, ‘Rapist, rapist, rapist’ erupting.” An inside source claimed.

“It happens every time he leaves his cell, when he’s getting his food and even when he’s trying to play football.

“The prisoners have adopted chants from the terraces with Johnson as the point of attack. There’s a gang of really tough inmates who basically run the prison and they have taken against him.

“In their eyes he’s a nonce and he made matters worse by complaining about

Read more at: https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/09/04/inside-source-reveals-rapist-chants-directed-against-adam-johnson-everywhere-he-goes-prison

Cases move forward against accused ‘serial rapist’ | KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)  – His rape cases went nowhere in court for years, but Friday, an accused “serial rapist” finally faced a judge.

Eli Kronenanker’s cases were the subject of a KRQE News 13 Special Assignment earlier this year.

Now, more than two years after a young woman came forward saying Kronenanker, a man she met online, raped her in 2015, he finally faced a judge for charges in that case.

Bernalillo County District Court Judge Stan Whitaker asked the state’s Deputy District Attorney, Leila

Read more at: http://krqe.com/2017/09/01/judge-denies-preventative-detention-motion-for-accused-serial-rapist/