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3 Spanish Footballers Jailed For Gang-raping Teenager
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3 Spanish Footballers Jailed For Gang-raping Teenager

Three former Spanish football players were each sentenced on Thursday to 38 years in prison for gang-raping a minor in 2017, the latest high-profile sexual violence case in Spain. The three men at the time played for fourth division club Arandina FC. “They knew that the victim was underage when they raped her in their apartment in Aranda de Duero in north central Spain,’’ the judge said. The issue of sexual violence has been thrust in the spotlight in Spain in the wake of several trials, including the so-called Wolf Pack case. In this case, five men were sentenced for raping a teenage girl during Pamplona’s annual bull-running festival. At issue in the Wolf Pack trial, as well as a string of others, was the fact that Spanish law currently does not legally recognise rape. ...