Keyword: rape

France promises to fight anti-Semitism after attack

Interior minister told rally held to protest against attack on Jewish couple that combating anti-Semetic acts would be a 'national cause'.

President Hollande condemns anti-Semitic rape and burglary

The French head of state has described the brutal attack on a woman aged 19 and her boyfriend, 21, near Paris as 'unbearable'.

Woman raped and home burgled in 'anti-Semitic' attack in France

Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said young couple assaulted in middle of day at their home near Paris were clearly victims of anti-Semitism.

DNA tests fail to solve French school rape case

No DNA from 539 male pupils and staff matched genetic material on the clothing of a teenage girl who said she was raped in a dark bathroom.

French tennis coach in court over alleged rapes

The 48-year-old is said to have sexually assaulted a girl who was 12 when the first alleged incidents took place and assaulted two girls aged 17.

Paris police officers placed under investigation for raping Canadian tourist

Two of four detectives arrested for gang rape were placed under investigation by a judge for allegedly raping the 34 year-old last week.

Paris police officers arrested over gang-rape allegation by Canadian tourist

A 34-year-old woman from Toronto who said her father was a Canadian policeman said she was gang-raped by four elite French police officers.

French school rape case: only one student refuses DNA testing

Police investigating rape at lycée in La Rochelle say the student, aged over 18, declined to give sample for personal reasons.

French school to test DNA of male pupils and teachers to find rapist

In a controversial move more than 500 male staff and pupils face genetic testing at Catholic school in La Rochelle after a 16-year-old girl was raped.

French mother stands trial over prison rape of 4 year-old son

Sabrina Bonner, 25, allegedly helped her schizophrenic boyfriend rape her four-year-old son during a prison visit

French school boat rape trial opens decades after complaints

A former child psychotherapist who founded so-called boat schools is tried for rape and sexual abuse against 10 pupils in the 1980s and 1990s.

French prosecutors drop Strauss-Kahn rape probe

End of investigation into accusations that the disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn took part in a gang rape in the United States.

French ex-minister charged with rape

Former French minister Georges Tron has been charged with rape and sexual assault after allegations he attacked women who worked for him as mayor.