Man jailed for five years for raping woman on his 18th birthday night out – The Independent

Posted December 17th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing, victims by sally

‘A man has been jailed for five years for raping a woman during a night out to celebrate his 18th birthday.’

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The Independent, 16th December 2014

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London ‘slavery’ case: CPS charges Aravindan Balakrishnan – The Guardian

Posted December 11th, 2014 in child cruelty, false imprisonment, news, rape, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘A Maoist activist accused of keeping three women in domestic servitude for 30 years has been charged with 25 offences including rape and child cruelty.’

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The Guardian, 11th December 2014

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Jimmy Savile’s friend Ray Teret jailed for 25 years for series of sex crimes – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 11th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Ray Teret – known as Ugli Ray – used celebrity status in the Manchester club scene to prey on ‘starstruck’ victims.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th December 2014

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Statement from the Director of Public Prosecutions on Eleanor de Freitas – CPS News Brief

‘Eleanor de Freitas’ tragic death was just days before she was due to stand trial for perverting the course of justice. The pending inquest will deal with the circumstances surrounding her death and I do not want to interfere with that process. However the case has understandably raised questions about private prosecutions in these types of cases and why the CPS took over and continued this particular case.’

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CPS News Brief, 9th December 2014

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Men who groom vulnerable young girls will be dealt with ‘severely’, judge says – The Guardian

‘The most senior judge in England and Wales today said men who prey on vulnerable young girls for sex will be dealt with “severely”, as he dismissed appeals from four paedophile groomers.’

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The Guardian, 9th December 2014

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Former DJ Ray Teret guilty of raping underage girls – The Guardian

Posted December 6th, 2014 in child abuse, news, rape by sally

‘A DJ friend of Jimmy Savile has been found guilty of using his celebrity status to groom and then rape underage girls. Over more than 30 years, Ray Teret, 73, used nightclubs and youth discos across Manchester to meet impressionable underage girls. He would then take them back to his flat and rape them.’

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The Guardian, 5th December 2014

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Ched Evans: Investigation into rape conviction begins – BBC News

‘An inquiry into the rape conviction of Welsh footballer Ched Evans has begun by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.’

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BBC News, 3rd December 2014

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Ched Evans: Release, Retribution and Rehabilitation – Littleton Chambers

‘In April 2012 Ched Evans, the former Wales and Sheffield United striker, was convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room in Rhyl, Denbighshire. It is a shocking and a wholly unacceptable crime for him to have committed.’

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Littleton Chambers, 1st December 2014

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109 women prosecuted for false rape claims over the last five years – Daily Telegraph

‘A number of women who report rapes are being ‘aggressively prosecuted’ by the police for perverting the course of justice, according to campaign group Women Against Rape.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2014

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Ched Evans rape debate: Ofcom to investigate BBC DJ’s comments – The Guardian

Posted December 1st, 2014 in complaints, media, news, rape by tracey

‘The UK media regulator has launched an investigation into comments made by BBC Radio Norfolk DJ Nick Conrad during a discussion about convicted rapist Ched Evans.’

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The Guardian, 1st December 2014

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13 men guilty of enforced prostitution and rape of vulnerable girls in Bristol – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2014 in child abuse, news, prostitution, rape, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘Thirteen men, all of Somali origin, have been convicted of the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable girls as young as 13 in Bristol and officers are investigating claims against 49 other suspects.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2014

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Man jailed for raping boy in Manchester shopping centre toilets – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2014 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A pensioner has been jailed after raping an 11-year-old boy in the public toilets of a Manchester shopping centre.’

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The Independent, 22nd November 2014

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Panic room woman challenges bedroom tax – The Guardian

Posted November 19th, 2014 in assault, benefits, domestic violence, harassment, housing, news, rape, stalking by sally

‘A woman whose council home has been fitted with a secure panic room to protect her from a violent ex-partner is going to court on Wednesday to challenge the government’s so-called bedroom tax.’

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The Guardian, 18th November 2014

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PCC admits Essex Police failed child rape victim – BBC News

Posted November 19th, 2014 in child abuse, children, news, police, rape, young offenders by sally

‘A five-year-old rape victim who wrote to officers telling them they had let her down was failed by Essex Police, the force’s police and crime commissioner has said.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2014

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Woman’s rape was not investigated ‘because she took her clothes off’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 18th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, consent, crime, news, police, rape, victims by sally

‘Police watchdog reveals how police wrongly presumed a rape victim must have “consented” to sex.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th November 2014

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Police failing to record quarter of all sexual offences, says watchdog – The Independent

Posted November 18th, 2014 in crime, news, police, rape, reports, sexual offences by sally

‘Police officers fail to record a quarter of sexual offences – including rapes – and one-third of violent attacks, a damning report by the police watchdog has concluded.’

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The Independent, 18th November 2014

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Fashion student Serena Bowes faces extradition to Italy after being accused of making up rape story – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 14th, 2014 in extradition, Italy, news, perverting the course of justice, rape by tracey

‘A student who was allegedly raped while on a college trip to Italy, has been told she could be extradited and charged with making the story up.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th November 2014

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Teenager who orchestrated ‘revenge rape’ attack detained – BBC News

Posted November 13th, 2014 in aiding and abetting, news, rape, sentencing, young persons by tracey

‘A woman who orchestrated a “revenge rape” on a teenager she told “snitches get stitches” has been jailed.’

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BBC news, 13th November 2014

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DPP orders inquiry into alleged rape victim suicide case – BBC News

‘An investigation has been launched into why a woman was prosecuted over an alleged false rape claim – and then killed herself. Eleanor de Freitas, 23, had bipolar disorder, and left notes saying she was frightened of going to court. She said she had been raped but faced trial for allegedly perverting the course of justice.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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Rape: consenting in a digital age – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted October 24th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, consent, internet, news, rape by sally

‘Rape, as everyone knows, is having penetrative sexual activity with someone without that person’s consent and the defendant not reasonably believing that that person is consenting.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 24th October 2014

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