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Abuse cases on the rise in Zambo shelters

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Janiya (not her real name) gave birth a week ago to a frail and weak baby boy while still recuperating from serious burns and scalds that her husband had inflicted.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Valenzuela proposal protects elders from abuse

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Utterly wrong in any society but not really covered by a specific law, the maltreatment of senior citizens usually goes unreported and unpunished, the victim being too weak or frail to complain.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Valenzuela council tackles bill against abuse of senior citizens

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Abusing senior citizens could land one in jail for up to six months in Valenzuela City if a bill seeking to punish such behavior is enacted into a city ordinance.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Chicago priest sex abuse victims demand more files

Attorney Jeff Anderson, right, smiles after hugging Kathy Laarveld, whose son was sexually abused by a priest, after a new conference on the release of files of Catholic priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago. AP

Victims of sexual abuse by priests in the Chicago area are vowing to keep pushing for information on how the Chicago Archdiocese handled allegations.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

5 minors cry abuse

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Police are looking for a newly elected Mandaue city councilman after four teenage girls and a boy were rescued from a motel, where he had taken them on Tuesday night. The minors, aged 15, were found drowsy and intoxicated in a two-floor room of the Moonlight Inn at the Reclamation Area. The youths said they [...]

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Scathing obit about abusive US mother goes viral

Twenty year old university student Sarah

The children of an abusive woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties wrote a scathing obituary that was published in the local newspaper — and has since become an Internet sensation.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Woman in China kills husband then cooks corpse–report

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A woman in eastern China murdered her husband and boiled the corpse to cover her tracks after he abused her and her daughter, a report said Saturday.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US lawsuit accuses 13 of Boy Scouts abuses

U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. AP FILE PHOTO

A dozen men filed a broad new lawsuit against the Boy Scouts and former adult leaders Thursday, saying that abuse occurred regularly in Washington state sites such as a popular camp outside of Seattle.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

FBI sting frees 105 sexually abused youths, nets 150 pimps

Ron Hosko, assistant director of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division, speaks during a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington, Monday, July 29, 2013, about "Operation Cross Country." The FBI says the operation rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution in the US and arrested 150 people it described as pimps and others in a series of raids in 76 American cities.  AP PHOTO/EVAN VUCCI

A sting focused on underage prostitution has freed 105 sexually abused youths and netted 150 pimps, the FBI announced Monday.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ateneo de Zamboanga officials, faculty accused of child abuse

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The parents of a boy afflicted with scoliosis have accused four officials and five teachers of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University with child abuse and are demanding P2 million in damages.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Woman accused of torturing maid offers to plead guilty to lesser offense

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After spending eight months in detention, the woman accused of beating her maid until the house helper became blind and illegally detaining her for three years has offered to plead guilty to a lesser offense.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Crime of passion

CEBU Normal University psychology professor, Emmanuel Hernani, said that jealousy can be a motive for anyone to commit crime.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rape cases alarm police in Quezon

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The number of rape cases is on the rise in Quezon province, ringing alarm bells among police and social welfare authorities.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
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