.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Harvey Weinstein is coming to Los Angeles. (Photo credit : Twitter/@HarveyWeinstein)

  • Harvey Weinstein is accused in Los Angeles of rape and sexual assault of five women
  • Weinstein's lawyers had argued for weeks against the transfer on medical grounds
  • According to California law, Weinstein's trial must begin within 120 days of his extradition

.Pennsylvania, USA
Bill Cosby shattered racial barriers with his Emmy-winning role on "I Spy" in the 1960s. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • US comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison on Wednesday
  • He was convicted for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Cosby had been denied a fair trial in 2018

.Pennsylvania, USA
Bill Cosby started his career as a stand-up comic in the 1960s. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Bill Cosby was famous for his role on the sitcom TV series 'The Cosby Show'
  • The 83-year-old was sentenced to 3-10-year imprisonment
  • Cosby was accused of an aggravated assault on a Andrea Constand

.New York, NY, USA
Lady Gaga opened up about going through a "total psychotic break" after she was assaulted at the age of 19. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ladygaga)

  • Lady Gaga opened up about going through a "total psychotic break" 
  • The Grammy-winning singer revealed she was sexually assaulted at 19 by a producer
  • Gaga was diagnosed with PTSD in the aftermath of the assault

London, Apr 12 (PTI) Director Chloe Zhao's meditative drama "Nomadland" emerged as the top winner at the BAFTA Film Awards 2021 by bagging four major awards, including the best film.

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Meesha Shafi is a Pakistani actor, singer and model. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @itsmeeshashafi)

  • Meesha Shafi accused singer-actor Ali Zafar of groping her during the Me Too Movement
  • Zafar denied the allegations and filed a defamation case against her
  • She has now sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a defamation case filed by Zafar

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused Ali Zafar of groping her. (Instagram/ Meesha Shafi)

  • Ali Zafar denied the accusations
  • He filed a defamation case against Meesha Shafi
  • Pakistani Law Enforcement agency reportedly booked Meesha for running a smear campaign against Ali

Governor Andrew Cuomo's problems are compounding. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Media reports said the allegation had been made by an unidentified employee of the governor
  • The new claim further weakens the position of the governor, who has been in power for 10 years
  • Republicans have begun impeachment proceedings in the state legislature

.Paris, France
This case is just a tip of the iceberg. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The director of "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Pianist" has faced a number of sex assault allegations since fleeing to France
  • In 2019 French photographer Valentine Monnier accused Polanski of raping her in his Swiss chalet
  • Luc Besson has been embroiled in two rape investigations

.Athens, Greece
Dimitris Lignadis is in the docks for child rape.(Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • He resigned on February 6 citing a "toxic climate of rumours, innuendo and leaks"
  • A complaint was filed against Lignadis on Friday regarding the rape in 2010 of a 14-year old boy
  • Lignadis' lawyer, Nikos Georgouleas, said on Saturday his client rejected all the accusations