Racial incidents in NYC and Minneapolis dominate US front pages
28 May 2020 | 4:04 pm
We look at doubts around the efficiency of hydroxychloroquine in treating coronavirus, which is the focus of French daily Libération. Also, a development in a longstanding extradition case between Israel and Australia involving a woman accused of 74 counts of child sex abuse while headmistress at a religious school in Melbourne. There's lots of focus on race in the New York Daily News after a viral video of a white woman calling the police on a black man in Central Park on Monday. Finally, Twitter has moved to fact-check the US president.
30 May 2020
The use of hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19 has been outlawed in France as it poses health risks. US President Trump has promoted the drug, even admitting he has been taking it himself. Follow DW for the latest.
7 Jun 2020
The Lancet paper that halted global trials of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 because of fears of increased deaths has been retracted after a Guardian investigation found inconsistencies in the data.
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5 Jun 2020
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2 Jul 2020
In one of the largest child sex abuse investigations in recent years, some 30,000 potential suspects could be tied to a case in western Germany. Here are some of the key questions and answers.
6 Jul 2020
Acting US attorney Audrey Strauss confirms that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in the United States and has been charged with sex trafficking minors for her former boyfriend, the disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein committed suicide in jail while awaiting trial last year.
7 Jul 2020
Child sex abuse offenders are "taking advantage" of the coronavirus pandemic to make and share more abusive material online. That warning from Catherine De Bolle, head of European law enforcement agency Europol. In an interview with FRANCE 24, she explains that with millions of children at home, many are going unsupervised, using outdated and poorly secured software which leaves them at greater risk from exploitation.
17 Jul 2020
The Catholic Church issued new guidelines to the clergy, indicating they should contact police if there is suspected abuse. The Church had long opposed such an idea, saying it could lead to wrongful prosecution.
21 Sep 2020
Malka L., a former school principal, is set to be deported to stand trial for 74 charges of child sex abuse. The decision follows a contentious, six-year legal battle.
12 Nov 2020
The investigation, sparked by a tip from US authorities, led to 17 arrests and more than 800 charges being laid. Police say the suspects had ties to alleged offenders in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia.
21 Feb 2021
Is there a right age of consent? A bill introduced in the French parliament would set the minimum age at 15 for consensual sex with an adult. The law here bans sex with a minor, but that carries a much lighter sentence than in Anglo-Saxon countries where it's automatically considered statutory rape. Why not here? Child sex abuse is an abuse of power, mighty adults imposing their will on minors. The issue's been brought to a head in France by some recent high-profile cases.
10 May 2021
Some SOS Kinderdorf staff members allegedly knew about the sexual abuse and other violence but tried to cover up the accusations. The NGO came forward with some of its findings, and is investigating the issue.
26 Jul 2021
German police say they are investigating more than 1,600 people from multiple countries on suspicion of possessing or sharing images of child sex abuse. Many of the suspects are themselves children.
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