Tag: rape

Youth’s UN rights breached, says judge

March 17, 2017 | By More
Youth’s UN rights breached, says judge

A judge has ordered the immediate release of an 18-year-old held in solitary detention in the Christchurch Police Station cells for seven days. [Updated report.]

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Court hears ‘powerful’ statement from double rape victim

March 16, 2017 | By More
Court hears ‘powerful’ statement from double rape victim

“I hate being a victim,” a 16-year-old girl wrote in her powerful victim impact statement two years after being raped twice by Corey David Fowler.

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More sex charges against company director

March 9, 2017 | By More
More sex charges against company director

Four more sex charges were laid against company director John Michael Condon, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Custody remand after court room strip

January 27, 2017 | By More
Custody remand after court room strip

A 32-year-old man stripped naked in Christchurch’s main court when he appeared on rape and sexual violation charges.

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Guilty verdicts from woman’s 10 months of abuse

November 18, 2016 | By More
Guilty verdicts from woman’s 10 months of abuse

A jury has accepted a foreign woman’s evidence of enduring 10 months of abuse at the hands of her New Zealand travelling companion.

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Alleged abuser says sex was ‘normal, consensual’

November 11, 2016 | By More
Alleged abuser says sex was ‘normal, consensual’

A man accused of 19 sex and violence charges against his travelling companion has given evidence that the couple had “a normal, consensual” sexual relationship.

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Girl victim of two sex attacks by same intruder

November 10, 2016 | By More
Girl victim of two sex attacks by same intruder

A 14-year-old Christchurch girl was the victim of rape and violation by the same nighttime intruder who entered her home and committed sex attacks two months apart.

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Sex abuse victim ‘showing signs of PTSD’

November 9, 2016 | By More
Sex abuse victim ‘showing signs of PTSD’

An 11-year-old girl is showing signs of post traumatic stress disorder after repeated rapes by her father, who was today jailed for more than a decade.

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Woman alleges repeated abuse by travelling companion

November 2, 2016 | By More
Woman alleges repeated abuse by travelling companion

A foreign woman spent almost a year travelling New Zealand with a man who is now accused of repeatedly assaulting, tying up, and raping her.

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12-year jail term for repeat sex attacker

October 26, 2016 | By More
12-year jail term for repeat sex attacker

A Commonwealth Games wrestler was called “a nasty, evil man” by the woman he raped in 1994 before he was imprisoned for 12 years 9 months.

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