39 results for 'crime'
I can feel, someone is out there…It is dark and nothing is visible and I struggle my way through the chaotic conditions. There is no noise but I felt instinctively, the sob…is this an illusion…No it is not. I knew about the existence of life beyond the invisible… I hurries my pace and calls loudly;”Is anybody out here” The silence redeems back my voice to me. In the redemption of my probe the articulating instinct refuses to yield. Unyieldingly, I traverse more vigorously into the dark and calls again; “Hello! I know you are here…come on don’t worry; it’s me…I know you are there, you are scared,... (more)
...time in history it is unclear if it is genetic or learned. It is uncommon for a pedophile to change his/her behavior since the inappropriate sexual behavior with a child is usually longstanding and part of the pedophile’s lifestyle.
Even if a pedophile goes to prison for his/her crime, he/she will never be cured and therefore always a constant threat to society. What are the effects of child sexual abuse from a pedophile? The effects from pedophile sexual abuse extend far beyond childhood. The abuse robs the children of their childhood and creates a loss of trust, feelings... (more)
I exist in a den of iniquity, amidst the most perilous scoundrels this city has seen. I’m a single woman who, through unfortunate life circumstances, has been forced to move to the slums. Just outside my door I find gang members, drug dealers, hookers, and pimps. The only “legitimate” businesses in the area are seedy bars – the haunts of murderers and rapists. Needless to say, I do not feel safe. I’m afraid to leave my apartment, and when I’m here I fear that some thug will break in and murder me. How can I feel safe in my own home?
...not gonna leave you alone. I want you to get MAD! I don't want you to protest. I don't want you to riot — I don't want you to write to your congressman, because I wouldn't know what to tell you to write. I don't know what to do about the depression and the inflation and the Russians and the crime in the street. All I know is that first you've got to get mad. [shouting] You've got to say: 'I'm a human being, god-dammit! My life has value!'
So, I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window. Open it,... (more)
I was horrified to learn of the dreadful death last week in Papua New Guinea of Kepari Leniata, a twenty-year-old mother, burned alive after being accused of bringing about the death of a six-year-old boy by sorcery. She was dragged from her hut by a mob, stripped naked and tortured with white hot iron bars before being incinerated on top of a pile of petrol soaked tyres. This atrocity took place the village of Paiala in the highlands to the north-west of Port Moresby, the capital.
Belief in witchcraft and black magic is widespread in Papua New Guinea, but please do not assume that... (more)
...big drug barons in order, he said, ‘to restore moral order.’ But the drug cartels are a bit like the Lernaean Hydra of Greek mythology: cut off one head and two more appear. Kingpins were killed, yes, but their organisations simply fragmented. More and more gangs has meant more and more crime. Murder, extortion, rape and kidnapping are now pretty much part of the daily scene.
The problem, as I’ve written before, isn’t really an internal one. The anti-drugs crusade was predetermined failure simply because there are factors beyond the control of the Mexican authorities.... (more)
I feel ashamed. Late last month I was loosely aware that some horrible crime had been committed against a woman in Delhi, the capital of India. But I looked no closer. I was too full of the joys of life. I was getting ready to host a party in London; I was looking forward to a family Christmas in the country; I was preparing for my annual skiing holiday. What was happening in my own life was more important than what had happened to some unknown female in a place as far away as Delhi.
I’m now back to reality, my eyes wide open. I now know exactly what happened to this twenty-three... (more)
...This is what the girl, who was brutally raped and wrote on a piece of paper.
The brutal gang rape of 23 year old girl in a moving bus and that too on busy road, in New Delhi has shocked the nation. Something is terribly wrong with my country. Every day we have been hearing news of crime against women and this horrific incident has once again made me believe that this country is heading towards anarchy.
Why that our women are unsafe? Do we need to have such horrific incident to awaken us from the slumber? Do we have to believe, the shady assurances of legislatures, who... (more)
...have no constitutional right to bear arms. It wasn’t always the case. The 1689 English Bill of Rights – upon which the American version was later based – enshrined the right of people to bear arms for defence. And so it remained, right into the twentieth century. In his A Brief History of Crime Peter Hitchens points out that when in 1909 the police in the Tottenham district of London came under fire from a gang of foreign anarchists they asked the public for assistance. Not only did they borrow guns from the local citizens but they also appealed to members of the public to help shoot... (more)
...of pimps there are ‘managers’ or ‘facilitators.’ I expect it was the ‘managers’ and ‘facilitators’ I saw in friendly groups by night, one of whom attempted to accost me. As I say, I’m glad I was not alone.
“People are starting to hear that our system has a lot of crime and violence against the working girls linked to it”, said one of the beat policemen in the area, “The trafficking problem and the Turkish loverboys, they are all coming to the surface now. Really we have allowed it by being too adventurous with allowing prostitution to be such an... (more)