Children’s party organiser who raped girl four times and threatened to kill her jailed – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2016 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A children’s party organiser who admitted to raping a girl under the age of 13 four times has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars.’

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The Independent, 25th September 2016

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City trader jailed for raping woman at drug-fuelled office party – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2016 in drug abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A City trader has been jailed for six years after being convicted of raping a woman at an office party in London.’

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BBC News, 9th September 2016

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Dorset man jailed for life over Philippines child sex abuse – The Guardian

‘A pub landlord from Dorset who travelled to south-east Asia and filmed himself sexually abusing children as young as eight has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 14 years.’

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The Guardian, 31st August 2016

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Successful compensation appeal by rape victim – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The Upper Tribunal has ruled that, in deciding whether or not an applicant has cooperated with the prosecution of her assailant where she made and later retracted an allegation of rape, it was necessary to see why that retraction was made and whether it was done truly voluntarily, rather than simply assessing whether she was responsible for the retraction.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 22nd August 2016

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Man who raped pensioner in Purley home jailed for 12 years – BBC News

Posted August 22nd, 2016 in elderly, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who raped a woman in her 70s after barging into her south London home has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 19th August 2016

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Juries have no place at rape trials – victims deserve unprejudiced justice – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2016 in criminal justice, juries, media, news, rape, sexual offences, statistics, trials by sally

‘The myths surrounding rape in our society are deep-rooted, persuasive and perpetuated daily in the media. As a result, many offenders are walking free.’

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The Guardian, 12th August 2016

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Nigel Wilkinson jailed: Photographer who drugged and raped two men receives 11 year sentence – The Independent

Posted August 15th, 2016 in DNA, drug offences, evidence, guilty pleas, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘Nigel Wilkinson, the photographer who drugged and raped two men at his Bristol home, has been jailed for 11 and a half years.’

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The Independent, 12th August 2016

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Rugby star accused of raping girl he met on Tinder cleared of all charges – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 10th, 2016 in anonymity, internet, news, rape, sexual offences, sport by tracey

‘A rising English rugby star, who was accused of raping a girl he met on the Tinder dating app, has been cleared by a jury in just over an hour.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th August 2016

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India Chipchase death: Edward Tenniswood jailed for murder and rape – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2016 in murder, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘An “oddball” loner has been jailed for the rape and murder of a woman he promised to “get home safe” after they met outside a nightclub.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2016

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Migrant who entered UK illegally raped woman on her morning commute after being allowed to stay – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in assault, immigration, news, rape by tracey

‘A migrant who entered the UK illegally raped a “terrified” woman on her morning commute to work just months after he was allowed to stay.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st August 2016

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High court rules in favour of rape victim who retracted accusation under duress – The Guardian

‘A domestic violence victim who was jailed for retracting an allegation of rape, which was actually true, will have her compensation increased after an appeal judge ruled she had been unfairly punished for failing to fully cooperate with police.’

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The Guardian, 1st August 2016

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Teenager filmed raping ‘completely comatose’ 18-year-old woman is jailed – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, video recordings by tracey

‘A teenager who was filmed raping a girl while she was “completely comatose” has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 2nd August 2016

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Trevor Gray: Wife’s battle to clear wrongly jailed detective’s name – BBC News

‘A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. Trevor Gray’s wife Alison told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.’

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BBC news, 30th July 2016

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Prosecuting Eleanor de Freitas ended in tragedy. So how do we deal with alleged false reports of rape? – The Guardian

‘The tragic case of Eleanor de Freitas has provided more questions than answers. What should be done about those few cases in which women make false allegations of rape? Should libel courts be used to determine the woman’s guilt in such cases? And how do we ensure that the disproportionate attention in the media regarding false allegations does not lead to an even bleaker outlook than already exists for rape victims seeking justice?’

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The Guardian, 28th July 2016

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Shipping magnate’s son loses libel action against father of woman he was accused of raping – The Independent

‘A shipping magnate’s son who said he endured a five-week “public rubbishing” because of the actions of the father of a woman who accused him of rape has lost his High Court libel action.’

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The Independent, 27th July 2016

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Geography teacher cleared of raping private school pupil whose family hired investigator – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 26th, 2016 in news, private investigators, rape, teachers by sally

‘A private school geography teacher has been cleared of the rape of a schoolgirl whose family hired a former top policewoman to help investigate the case.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th July 2016

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James Warnock convicted 34 years after rape and murder – Crown prosecution Service

‘James Warnock, 56, was sentenced today at the Central Criminal Court to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years for the murder of seventeen-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni in August 1982. He was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for the rape of Yiannoulla. Warnock was convicted on 14 July 2016. The crimes took place in Yiannoulla’s home, where she lived with her family, in Hampstead, north London.’

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Crown prosecution Service, 18th July 2016

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Former police officer jailed for 18 years for raping two women – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2016 in news, police, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A former police constable who worked as a family liaison officer has been jailed for 18 years for raping two vulnerable women.’

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The Guardian, 15th July 2016

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Travolta fantasist guilty of 1982 teenager’s rape and murder – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2016 in DNA, murder, news, rape by sally

‘A man who described himself in court as looking like John Travolta has been found guilty of the rape and murder of a teenager 34 years ago.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2016

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Rapist jailed for life following attack on grieving mother – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 12th, 2016 in grievous bodily harm, news, rape, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘A brutal sex attacker has been jailed for life after admitting raping a grieving mother as she placed flowers on the grave of her six-year-old son.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th July 2016

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