Gov’t pushes back on calls to name and shame teachers accused of misconduct after ex-Hong Kong leader launches campaign
Hong Kong’s education secretary has pushed back against calls for authorities to name and shame teachers under investigation for alleged misconduct, despite the city’s ex-leader endorsing such tactics.Ex-chief executive Leung Chun-ying has repeatedly urged members of the public to report teachers accused of misconduct. He posted the information of 18 teachers charged with protest-related criminal offences to Facebook earlier this month, saying public interest overrode privacy.Responding to questions from DAB lawmaker Elizabeth Quat at the legislature, the Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung sa...
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Former Chicago police superintendent sued for alleged sexual misconduct
CHICAGO — Former Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson allegedly committed “shockingly violent” acts of sexual assault against his former driver, an officer who was with him on the controversial night that ultimately led to his firing last year.In a lawsuit filed late Wednesday, Officer Cynthia Donald said Johnson raped and abused her repeatedly for more than three years, and later destroyed evidence of that abuse on his cellphone when the city Inspector General was investigating his conduct.The stunning allegations further complicate a case that has already brought significant embarrass...
Police sack ACP, nine other senior officers for misconduct
The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday gave the go ahead for the dismissal of 10 senior police officers and demotion of nine others over misconduct.Top on the list of the dismissed officers is an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).The rest include two Superintendents of Police (SP), three Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) and four Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP), according to the Head of Press and Public Relations of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani.He said the commission also directed the prosecution of six of the officers, one ACP, one SP, two DSPs and two ASPs.Ani,...
Ally Brooke 'disgusted' by music executive's sexual misconduct
The singer is opening up ahead of the release of her new book, Finding Your Harmony: Dream Big, Have Faith, and Achieve More Than You Can Imagine, and during an interview on the Hollywood Raw podcast, the former Fifth Harmony star, who is still a virgin, tells hosts Dax Holt and Adam Glyn about a creepy encounter she had with a music executive."There was a lot going on in the group and I was dealing with a lot at a certain point. I had asked for outside help and advice. I was kinda desperate," Ally said."Really, I didn't have much to open me up and much life in me at this point. So I was reall...
The fight over racism, sexism, and other misconduct in public radio isn&#8217;t going away
By The Objective StaffEditor’s note: The Front Page is a biweekly newsletter from The Objective, a publication that offers reporting, first-person commentary, and reported essays on how journalism has misrepresented or excluded specific communities in coverage, as well as how newsrooms have treated staff from those communities. We happily share each issue with Nieman Lab readers.It’s Friday, September 25th. This time on The Front Page: Public radio and updates from the bargaining table.Reports of racism, sexism, and further misconduct in public radio have not slowed in the past two weeks. Stil...
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Cheer star under investigation following sexual misconduct allegations
The 21-year-old cheerleader is currently under investigation after reports suggest he "solicited sexually explicit photos and sex from a minor".A search warrant was issued for his home in Illinois on Monday afternoon (14Sep20) though he has not been criminally charged.The allegations were reported to the police by officials at Varsity, a leading cheerleading organisation."As a result of the recent allegation, we have barred this person from having any affiliation with Varsity Brands or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, now and in the future," Varsity’s chief legal officer, Burton Brillhar...
FRSC officers dismissed over misconduct
Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, FRSC and other FRSC Officers.By Taiwo OkanlawonFederal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has dismissed eight erring officers of the Corps in accordance with the provisions of its regulation on discipline.This was disclosed in a statement issued by Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, on Friday in Abuja.Kazeem said that the dismissal was part of the efforts made to rid the FRSC of undisciplined and corrupt elements.He also explained that the officers had been found culpable of offences ranging from desertion, forgery, number plate racketeering, bribery, ...
Boko guilty of professional misconduct
The Law Society of Botswana Disciplinary Committee (LSBDC) has found Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko guilty of professional misconduct.According to documents seen by The Telegraph Boko, who was in 2011 the sole propriety/partner and principal at the law firm, was fined P3 500 for neglecting the affairs of his client one Alfred Koboyankwe.Boko, a former Law Society of Botswana chairperson, was also fined P7000.00 for failure to attend Court on behalf of his client and another P7000.00 for failing to perform a professional work of a kind commonly performed by a practitio...
Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq
U.S. Navyintelligence specialist Colleen Grace was asleep on a remote air base inIraq when she was woken up by knocking on the door next to her room, and then a voice she recognized.The voice belonged to a Navy corpsman she knew. He was upset and speaking loudly to the Army colonel who lived next door. Grace heard the corpsman say that a sailor who attended a Fourth of July barbecue had just been raped by a member of the Navy SEAL platoon on the base. The corpsman asked the colonel what to do because the victim was afraid that if she reported the incident, retribution would follow.Grace looked...
Rose McGowan accuses Alexander Payne of sexual misconduct
Rose McGowan has accused director Alexander Payne of sexual misconduct.The actress has alleged that the 'Sideways' and 'The Descendants' filmmaker "played a soft-core porn movie" for her when she was just 15-years-old.Meanwhile, Rose previously insisted she has finally found peace in her life.She also says she was in "utter shock" when Weinstein's guilty verdict came through because she expected the producer to walk away.She's also previously spoken of her belief that people were being paid to "terrorise" her and she's admitted the pressure got so bad, she had a "nervous breakdown.