Magnus Meyer

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Garda Commissioner Drew Harris told a Women’s Aid online  seminar there had been a 20 per cent increase in call outs to domestic violence incidents since the end of March. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Gardaí have responded to more than 27,000 incidents of domestic violence since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a seminar has heard, with the numbe(...)

Despite public outcry in recent years about light sentencing for rape, the data suggests non-custodial rape sentences remain the exception, while fully suspended terms remain extremely rare. File photograph: Getty Images

The average sentence for rape in Ireland has increased by almost a year to 10 years over the past decade, according to an analysis of sentencing data.(...)

 Magnus Meyer Hustveit (25), arrives at the Court of Appeal in Dublin this morning.  Today he was jailed for 15 months. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Norwegian man who was given a wholly suspended sentence for raping his girlfriend multiple times while she slept has been resentenced to 15 months (...)

‘Ireland’s failure to adequately challenge or respond to violence against women has come into serious national and international focus.’ Photograph: Getty Images

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said “Violence against women takes a devastating toll on women’s lives, on their families and on society as a who(...)

Magnus Meyer Hustveit was given a suspended sentence for the rape and sexual assault of his former partner. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Director of Public Prosecutions should immediately appeal the suspended sentence imposed on Magnus Meyer Hustveit (25) for the rape and sexual as(...)