Brazilian police have arrested two men suspected of taking part in the gang rape of a teenager. Authorities have been carrying out raids in favelas since a video of the crime was posted on social media.
The brutal gang rape of a teenager by more than 30 men has shocked Brazil, where violence against women is endemic and often goes unreported. Some of the suspects broadcast their act on Twitter.
A court in Finland has handed down yearlong sentences to five players of Cuba's national volleyball team for aggravated rape. The ruling found that the men performed several acts of intercourse "by means of violence."
Seven have been charged in the gang rape of a 16-year-old Brazilian girl that was uploaded to social media. The attack has shocked Brazil, coming to symbolize what activists have deemed a culture of misogyny.
Brazil is bracing for nationwide protests after the video of a 16-year-old girl who had been gang raped was shared on social media, and the victim faced a backlash. Donna Bowater reports from Rio de Janeiro.
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