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British woman guilty of fabricating rape claim against 12 Israelis
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Japan journalist wins civil suit against alleged rapist
Tokyo District Court has ordered Noriyuki Yamaguchi to pay 3.3m yen (€27,000) in damages to the journalist after he allegedly raped her in in 2015.
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Spanish protesters demand change to sexual abuse law
A court ruling last week stated that a 14-year-old victim's inebriated state meant she could neither "agree to (nor) oppose the sexual relations" and that excessive force had therefore not been applied.
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As universities across Europe prepare open their doors for a new term, student Cara Balen warns of the danger of not recognising the importance of sexual consent on campus and beyond.
Jeffrey Epstein sex offence probe launched in France
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Cyprus police arrest British woman for ‘false rape’ claim
All initially accused Israelis freed after Cypriot authorities arrested 19-year-old British woman who claimed she was raped on suspicion of a false allegation.