What’s Current: R. Kelly found guilty on all counts in sex trafficking trial

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  • R&B artist R. Kelly is is found guilty and convicted in a sex trafficking trial that addressed decades of sexual misconduct allegations surrounding young women and underage girls.
  • Women are banned from attending or teaching at Kabul University in Afghanistan “until an Islamic environment is created,” the school’s new Taliban-appointed chancellor announces
  • French police officers are facing disciplinary action over the murder of a woman who was shot and burned alive in public by her estranged husband, weeks after she reported him to police.
  • A new Chinese policy that discourages abortions for “non-medical” purposes sparks public backlash, as many speculate that the “intrusive” move aims to raise China’s birthrate.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.