sex crimes

Bogota bus driver sexually assaulted inside bus
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Bogota bus driver sexually assaulted inside bus

Unknown men have sexually assaulted a female bus driver in Bogota, Police from Colombia’s capital said Friday.

Nobel Women seek better care for Colombia sex abuse victims
Posted by EFE on Jul 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Nobel Women seek better care for Colombia sex abuse victims

Six Nobel Prize winners, led by America’s Jody Williams, wrote a letter supporting the action being taken by five organizations demanding that victims of sexual violence in Colombia be guaranteed  Full Article »

Colombia commemorates women victims of sexual violence
Posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 26, 2015 1 comment

Colombia commemorates women victims of sexual violence

Colombia celebrated its first National Day for the Dignity of Women Victims of Sexual Violence on Monday in an attempt to bring attention to the sexual violence suffered by women as a  Full Article »

North Colombia mayor arrested on child sex abuse charges
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 5, 2015 Leave a comment

North Colombia mayor arrested on child sex abuse charges

The mayor of Taraza, a town in northern Colombia, has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a child under 14 while in office, newspaper El Colombiano reported on Monday.

Colombia’s neo-paramilitary groups ‘kidnapping girls to use as sex slaves’
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 4, 2015 1 comment

Colombia’s neo-paramilitary groups ‘kidnapping girls to use as sex slaves’

After Marxist rebel group FARC vowed to ban the recruitment of minors, Colombia’s authorities are looking into neo-paramilitary groups that are accused of kidnapping girls to submit them as sex  Full Article »

While US Army chases possible urban myth, other Colombia sex crime charges are ignored
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 2, 2015 4 comments

While US Army chases possible urban myth, other Colombia sex crime charges are ignored

The scholar who accused the US army of sexually abusing 53 girls in central Colombia has admitted to having no evidence to substantiate his claim. Meanwhile, other allegations of sex  Full Article »

86% of Colombia’s sexual forensics carried out on minors: UNICEF
Posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Apr 28, 2015 Leave a comment

86% of Colombia’s sexual forensics carried out on minors: UNICEF

Some 86% of forensic examinations associated with sex crimes in Colombia are carried out on minors, according to UNICEF.

Father accused of sexually abusing 11 daughters, having children with 3
Posted by Matthew Dancis on Apr 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Father accused of sexually abusing 11 daughters, having children with 3

A man from the central Colombia has been arrested for sexually abusing his 11 daughters, three of whom now have children by him as a result, according to the Prosecutor General’s Office.

Who commits most sex crimes in Colombia’s armed conflict?
Posted by Julia Guggenheim and Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Apr 20, 2015 Leave a comment

Who commits most sex crimes in Colombia’s armed conflict?

The US Army is investigating alleged sex crimes by soldiers and defense contractors, but they only make up a tiny percentage of Colombia’s overall sexual statistics within the conflict. The majority of  Full Article »

US army to investigate Colombia child rape allegations
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Apr 6, 2015 2 comments

US army to investigate Colombia child rape allegations

The United States army has said it will investigate mass sexual abuse allegedly carried out by members of the US military and employees of defense contractor Dyncorp in Colombia, reported USA Today.

More than half of Colombia officials think domestic violence ‘should be solved in privacy’
Posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Mar 23, 2015 1 comment

More than half of Colombia officials think domestic violence ‘should be solved in privacy’

The majority of Colombia’s government officials believe that spousal abuse “should be solved in privacy” rather than by judicial authorities, a recent study showed.

Colombia prosecutors investigating 29 religious leaders over child sexual abuse
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia prosecutors investigating 29 religious leaders over child sexual abuse

Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office said Saturday that it has opened criminal investigations against 29 religious leaders who are accused of sexually abusing children under 14.

Child prostitution busts in Colombia might land 50 US citizens in jail
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Nov 3, 2014 Leave a comment

Child prostitution busts in Colombia might land 50 US citizens in jail

Recent operations in Colombia that resulted in the arrest of dozens of alleged sex traffickers might land dozens of US citizens suspected of having sex with minors, US authorities told  Full Article »

Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Oct 23, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations

Following revelations of alleged sexual harassment in Colombia’s Senate, the secretary suspected of the abuse on Thursday heard he also has to respond for allegedly threatening the journalist who revealed the  Full Article »

Posted by Piotr Wojciak on Oct 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Police dismantle child sex networks across Colombia

Police have taken down at least three major child prostitution rings across Colombia this week, reported local media on Thursday.

Medellin transsexual ‘stoned to death’
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Oct 1, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin transsexual ‘stoned to death’

A transsexual has been stoned to death in Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, a local gay rights group said on Wednesday.