News and updates about rape

UN sabotage and subterfuge on the rape of Israeli women

The disgraceful role played by the U.N. in renouncing and shunning Israeli victims of sexual violence has affected the women's movement. Opinion.

UN sabotage and subterfuge on the rape of Israeli women

Court overturns Harvey Weinstein's conviction, orders retrial

By a vote of 4-3, a New York court found that the prosecution had not followed protocol when calling and questioning witnesses.

Court overturns Harvey Weinstein's conviction, orders retrial

France:

Man arrested for kidnap and rape of Jewish woman

Nanterre police arrested a man on suspicion of kidnapping, rape and threatening to murder a Jewish woman in Paris suburb.

Man arrested for kidnap and rape of Jewish woman

'Revenge on Palestine'

Jewish woman kidnapped and raped in Paris suburb

Man arrested for kidnap and rape of Jewish woman in Gennevilliers, Paris, in an antisemitic attack.

Jewish woman kidnapped and raped in Paris suburb

Hebrew U prof who denied Oct. 7 atrocities arrested

Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian under investigation for incitement after saying during an interview that she wanted to abolish Zionism and that Israel was lying about October 7 rapes.

Hebrew U prof who denied Oct. 7 atrocities arrested

IDF Spokesman:

'We'll share and tell world of Hamas crimes against humanity'

IDF Spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari says it is difficult to watch and publish video of Hamas terrorist admitting to rape, but it is the military's duty to ensure the world knows what happened.

'We'll share and tell world of Hamas crimes against humanity'

'The devil took over me'

Terrorist details rape committed during October 7th massacre

Manar Mahmoud Muhammad Kasem, an operative of the naval force of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization gave a chilling description to his interrogators of the atrocities committed on October 7th.

Terrorist details rape committed during October 7th massacre

Jamaal Bowman calls Hamas rape reports 'lies' in resurfaced vid.

'Squad' Congressman under fire after video resurfaces of November rally where he claimed there was "no evidence" of Hamas rapes or beheaded babies on October 7.

Jamaal Bowman calls Hamas rape reports 'lies' in resurfaced vid.

Released hostage details sexual assault in captivity

Hostage freed in November describes how her captor assaulted her physically and sexually in New York Times interview.

Released hostage details sexual assault in captivity

Israel Prize:

HR expert awarded for work publicizing Hamas crimes

Dr. Cochav Elkayam-Levy, head of the Civil Commission on October 7 Crimes by Hamas Against Women and Children and a human rights law expert at Hebrew University, was awarded the Israel Prize in the field of Solidarity (Arvut Hadadit) for her work to raise worldwide awareness of the atrocities committed by the Hamas terrorist organization on October 7.

HR expert awarded for work publicizing Hamas crimes

Foreign Minister Katz at UN:

'Hamas must be declared a terrorist organization'

UN Security Council meets to discuss report acknowledging Hamas committed mass sexual violence on October 7. Russia with outrageous claim: There was "systematic sexual abuse" of Palestinians too.

'Hamas must be declared a terrorist organization'

Foreign Minister to UN chief:

'You brought the UN to an all-time low'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz writes scathing letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attacking his lack of response to report on Hamas rapes, growth of institutional UN antisemitism during his tenure.

'You brought the UN to an all-time low'

The two-tiered system at Amnesty International

Jewish women are thrown back into the stone age of women’s rights as they witness the world’s silence on the Hamas sexual violence against their sisters.

The two-tiered system at Amnesty International

Min. Golan leads delegation to UN:

'I will make the victims' silenced voices heard'

Min. May Golan to be present during United Nations Security Council meeting on Hamas rapes, sexual violence - after five months of the UN ignoring the matter. 'I will make the victims' silenced voices heard.'

'I will make the victims' silenced voices heard'

'Bias and hatred against Israel'

Guterres makes another outrageous comparison

UN Secretary-General mentions sexual crimes committed by Hamas in the same breath as unverified claims of sexual violence against Palestinian detainees. Erdan: What kind of twisted conscience does he have?

Guterres makes another outrageous comparison

UN Security Council:

Members demand emergency session on Hamas rapes

US, UK, and France call for emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss Hamas sexual crimes on October 7.

Members demand emergency session on Hamas rapes

New report reveals:

Social media platforms allow denials of Hamas rapes

Ahead of International Women's day, Cyberwell raises alarm on social media trend denying Oct. 7th rape by Hamas and allies.

Social media platforms allow denials of Hamas rapes

Why the left must lie about Hamas and rape

Journalists and social media deny the atrocities of Oct. 7 because of the false narrative about Israel being a “settler-colonial” state. No person with a shred of decency could support Hamas or oppose Israel’s efforts to eradicate it after reading about Hamas crimes. Opinion.

Why the left must lie about Hamas and rape

Erdan to UN chief:

'Convene Security Council to discuss Hamas rapes'

Israel’s UN Ambassador calls on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres immediately convene the Security Council to discuss the UN report which acknowledged the sexual crimes committed by Hamas during and after October 7.

'Convene Security Council to discuss Hamas rapes'

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Israeli women leaders call out: Never again!

Newly released unity video features members of leading Israeli women's organizations from all sectors, calling on the world to never be silent following the atrocities committed by Hamas against women on October 7.

Israeli women leaders call out: Never again!

Op-ed:

The UN admits the truth, but won’t act on it

Don’t expect any action to follow the UN report admitting Hamas committed mass rape on October 7. The UN is so anti-Israel that it is more likely to pass a resolution endorsing the mass rape of Jewish women than condemning it.

The UN admits the truth, but won’t act on it

Int'l law expert:

UN will still not condemn Hamas after rape report

Professor Anne Bayefsky, the Director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights, tells Arutz Sheva the UN will not act against Hamas even after publishing its own report saying there are 'reasonable grounds' to believe Hamas committed mass rape.

UN will still not condemn Hamas after rape report

Liberman:

UN Secretary-General 'hypocritical and antisemitic'

MK Avigdor Liberman rips Secretary-General António Guterres, calls for him to be declared persona non grata.

UN Secretary-General 'hypocritical and antisemitic'

Pres. Herzog:

World must punish Hamas for sexual violence

'Hamas and its allies are trying to discredit the report, world must react strongly by condemning and punishing Hamas,' Israel's Pres. Isaac Herzog says.

World must punish Hamas for sexual violence

Foreign Ministry:

'Convene the Security Council immediately'

Following UN report on Hamas' sexual violence on October 7, Israel’s Foreign Ministry calls for Security Council to convene with the aim of designating Hamas as a terrorist organization.

'Convene the Security Council immediately'

UN report:

'Reasonable grounds to believe Hamas committed rape'

Israeli Ambassador questions whether the UN will take action after releasing a report finding compelling evidence of Hamas' sexual crimes on October and against hostages or if it will continue to ignore the Israeli victims.

'Reasonable grounds to believe Hamas committed rape'

IDF Spokesman:

'Hamas treated Israeli women like animals'

Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari describes recording of UNRWA teacher who took part in October 7 massacre in which a female hostage was described as a 'horse' and as property.

'Hamas treated Israeli women like animals'

UN:

Amb summoned to Israel over silencing of rape report

Foreign Minister Israel Katz ordered Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan to return to Israel for consultations in light of attempts to suppress evidence of Hamas' rape and other sexual crimes against Israeli women on October 7.

Amb summoned to Israel over silencing of rape report

Erdan to UN:

'You are complicit in Hamas rapes'

Israel's ambassador to the UN screens testimonies from witnesses to Hamas' atrocities on October 7, demands end to international silence and difference on the mass rape of Israeli women.

'You are complicit in Hamas rapes'

The silence of the feminist lambs on Hamas horrors

Not loudly condemning the rapes of October 7 — or any rapes — is a massive step backward for the women — and men — of the world….Op-ed.

The silence of the feminist lambs on Hamas horrors

Israeli First Lady:

'We felt betrayed by human rights orgs' silence'

First Lady Michal Herzog spoke to UCLA students about the new ARCCI report about Hamas' widespread and systematic use of rape and gender-based sexual violence.

'We felt betrayed by human rights orgs' silence'

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel published a report portraying how Hamas terrorists acted to increase the victims’ suffering.

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

Offended by Ovid's Jupiter but not by Hamas' rapes

For satirical newspaper columnists, this kind of thing is very discouraging. No matter how hard we try, there is simply no way our imagination can compete with Western reality. Op-ed.

Offended by Ovid's Jupiter but not by Hamas' rapes

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner:

'The world ignores what happened on October 7'

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founder of Shurat HaDin: The world has to wake up and the only way to wake up the world is to bring the terrorists to justice, both internally but also outside.

'The world ignores what happened on October 7'

New York Times investigation:

This is how Hamas used sexual violence against women

Two-month investigation reveals new details showing how Hamas terrorists systematically used sexual violence during the October 7 massacre.

This is how Hamas used sexual violence against women

Terrorist admits:

'My squad committed rape'

Terrorist who was arrested in Gaza gives details that could identify the victim, specifies that his squad committed murder and rape.

'My squad committed rape'

Biden on Hamas sexual violence: 'The world can’t just look away'

US president Joe Biden harshly condemned Hamas following testimonies of sexual violence: ‘the world can’t just look away’

Biden on Hamas sexual violence: 'The world can’t just look away'

Biden: World can't look away from Hamas rapes

US President calls Hamas use of sexual violence to inflict as much suffering on women as possible "appalling."

Biden: World can't look away from Hamas rapes

Netanyahu to women's orgs:

'Where the hell are you?'

PM says IDF has eliminated half of Hamas' battalion commanders in Gaza, asks if intl. women's orgs ignore Jewish rape victims .

'Where the hell are you?'

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Miss World Linor Abargil to women's orgs: Silence is despicable

Former Israeli Miss World Linor Abargil addresses Israeli event on Hams violence against women at the UN, calls out global silence on rape.

Miss World Linor Abargil to women's orgs: Silence is despicable

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Special event at UN on sexual violence during Hamas massacre

Israel’s Permanent Mission to the UN leads event drawing attention to gender-based violence during the attack of October 7

Special event at UN on sexual violence during Hamas massacre

Amb. Erdan:

'UN Women maliciously disregards Hamas rape and murder'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN lambasts UN agencies at Security Council for deliberately ignoring Hamas crimes against women and humanity.

'UN Women maliciously disregards Hamas rape and murder'

First Lady:

'Women's orgs silence in face of Hamas mass rape a betrayal'

First Lady Michal Herzog expresses shock and anger at international, UN women's organizations for completely ignoring Hamas' mass rapes.

'Women's orgs silence in face of Hamas mass rape a betrayal'

What Hamas did to Israeli women deserves only one punishment

For Israeli women, there are not even the crumbs of indignation, but.I didn't expect anything from the UN, #MeToo or woke feminists. Op-ed.

What Hamas did to Israeli women deserves only one punishment

Chilling survivor testimony:

Hamas terrorists used mass rape as weapon of war

Police collect 700 testimonies from survivors of October 7 massacre, 50,000 videos from attack in biggest investigation in Israeli history.

Hamas terrorists used mass rape as weapon of war

Call to action:

'Stand up for the women of Israel'

Ministry for the Advancement of Women calls on human rights, women's organizations to act following mass rape, murder, kidnapping by Hamas.

'Stand up for the women of Israel'

Rape as an Arab terrorist's weapon

Ths is not the first time Palestinian Arab terrorists have employed sexual violence as a weapon. For the Nazis, too,r ape was a weapon.Op-ed

Rape as an Arab terrorist's weapon

Trump found liable in sexual abuse suit, must pay $5M in damages

E. Jean Carroll wins lawsuit accusing ex-president of sexual abuse and defamation, Trump ordered to pay damages.

Trump found liable in sexual abuse suit, must pay $5M in damages

Brothers suspected of raping teenage sister

Police arrest brothers suspected of raping sister multiple times over the course of several years.

Brothers suspected of raping teenage sister

Dozens protest:

Arab justice says rape was 'without significant violence'

Supreme Court Justice Khaled Kabub claims rape of Jewish victim was 'without significant violence,' sparking protest.

Arab justice says rape was 'without significant violence'

'This is sexual terrorism'

6 Israeli Arabs arrested for drugging, gang raping Israeli girl

13-year-old Israeli girl was groomed online by Israeli Arab man who lured her to abandoned building where he drugged then raped her.

6 Israeli Arabs arrested for drugging, gang raping Israeli girl

Gedera:

Suspect of horrifying rape indicted

Barakat Abu A'sa from Tel Sheva is suspected of raping a resident of Gedera in her home in front of her crying two-year-old son.

Suspect of horrifying rape indicted

Gedera rape:

Another suspect arrested, nationalistic motive ruled out

Police summon for questioning a second suspect defined as "significant" in the rape of a mother of three in Gedera.

Another suspect arrested, nationalistic motive ruled out

'Thanks to you he was caught'

Gedera rape victim thanks neighbors

The suspect's detention was extended by nine days. Upon entering the courtroom, he declared, 'It wasn't me.'

Gedera rape victim thanks neighbors

Gedera rape:

4-year-old fights man who raped his mother with toy sword

Relative of woman attacked in horrific home invasion and rape says victim's young son displayed heroism in defending his mother.

4-year-old fights man who raped his mother with toy sword

Following manhunt:

Suspect in Gedera rape arrested

The main suspect, a 22-year-old man from the Bedouin villages in the Negev, was arrested in the PA territory.

Suspect in Gedera rape arrested

'This happened on my watch'

City of Gedera rocked by rape of woman during home invasion

Woman raped in front of her child in Gedera. Police ordered to spare no effort in finding the culprit.

City of Gedera rocked by rape of woman during home invasion

Ori Ansbacher's murderer gets life plus 20 years in prison

Terrorist convicted of 2019 murder, rape of teenaged girl to spend rest of life behind bars. Judges: 'Song of her life ended in a scream.'

Ori Ansbacher's murderer gets life plus 20 years in prison

Why do they do it?

Criminologist explains what lies behind sexual crimes

Clinical Criminologist Dr. Idisis describes working with sex offenders and the motivations behind their crimes. It's not just sex.

Criminologist explains what lies behind sexual crimes

Judgment day for Israel’s legal system

The punishment for a Bedouin who sodomized a little girl in her Negev home shows the need for a “full, full, right-wing” government.Op-ed;

Judgment day for Israel’s legal system