‘I am a rape victim’ – Neymar accuser in TV interview
06 June 2019 | 2:34 pm
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28 Mar 2021
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5 Apr 2021
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2 May 2021
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27 Jun 2021
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9 Jul 2021
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12 Aug 2021
Amnesty International says women and girls in Tigray were subject to rape and other sexual violence by Ethiopian soldiers and their allies, in a bid to inflict lasting physical and psychological damage. In a new report, the rights group says accounts of gang rape, sexual slavery and sexual mutilation amount to war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity. Those who documented the testimonies say details of the atrocities are some of the worst they have come across in their careers.
19 Aug 2021
The world's street elite competed at a skatepark in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Place du Trocadero on Wednesday (August 18). The skateboarders showcased their skills in front of a crowd of around 3,500 including Paris St Germain and Brazil forward, Neymar who was cheering on his friend and compatriot, Leticia Bufoni who won the women's competition. Japan's Aori Nishimura finished second with Charlotte Hym of France in third. All three competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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