Posts tagged as sexual harassment

Former Lithuanian MP found guilty of sexual harassment

Saturday, February 22, 2020

A court in Lithuania upheld the guilty verdict against former Lithuanian MP Kęstutis Pūkas in sexual harassment case. He was also found guilty of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. “The defendant has been found guilty on two counts, including sexual harassment against the victim who worked as his assistant, and also the violation of the rules on the possession of firearms and ammunition,” Judge Gabriele Juodkaite-Granskiene said on Thursday.…

The Baltic countries are the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, August 1, 2019

Road accidents, fighting in the streets and in bars, broken shop windows and cars, mountains of garbage, sexual harassment – this is the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On June 7, 2018, four armored personnel carriers of the US Army, Stryker, collided in a major road accident in the Prienai district. 13 US troops sought medical assistance. Another accident happened on the night of June 9…

Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

Thursday, January 10, 2019

A federal judge in Los Angeles has dismissed Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual advances a year earlier. In her lawsuit, filed in April 2018, the actor accused Weinstein of smearing her reputation by discouraging director Peter Jackson from…

World Cup TV kiss sparks social media debate in China

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Social media users in China are debating whether a male South Korean reporter being kissed by female fans during the World Cup is “sexual harassment”. The video clip shows Jeon Gwang-ryeol, a MBN (a South Korean TV channel) reporter broadcasting in Russia on 28 June, being kissed on the cheek twice by female Russian fans. The reporter tried to laugh the kisses off but looked embarrassed after the incident which…