Teenager who raped unconscious girl wouldn’t let friend do the same because it was ‘technically rape’ – The Independent

Posted June 23rd, 2016 in news, rape, sexual offences, young persons by sally

‘A teenager who forced himself on a girl while she was sleeping refused to let his friend do the same because it was “technically rape”.’

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The Independent, 22nd June 2016

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Trans people could ‘face rape charges’ if they don’t declare sexual history, warns trans activist – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2016 in consent, news, rape, transsexuals by sally

‘A transgender activist has highlighted the issue of gender identity in legal sexual consent, warning that trans people in the UK may face rape charges and potentially jail if they fail to disclose their gender history to their sexual partners.’

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The Independent, 11th June 2016

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Home Office refuses to reveal whether women in Yarl’s Wood have been raped in case it ‘damages the commercial interests’ of companies – The Independent

‘Last year, the chief prisons inspector called Yarl’s Wood ‘a place of national concern’ following concerns over alleged sexual abuse and intimidation of women detained there.’

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The Independent, 13th June 2016

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Judge slams ‘disgraceful behaviour’ and armed forces drinking culture as Royal Navy officer is cleared of rape – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 8th, 2016 in alcohol abuse, armed forces, courts martial, judges, news, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘A judge has slammed the “disgraceful behaviour” and drinking culture in the armed forces as a Royal Navy officer was cleared of the rape of a drunken colleague following a training college ball.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th June 2016

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Disabled man born after incest rape wins right to claim compensation – BBC News

‘A man born with severe disabilities after his mother was raped by her father has won the right to claim compensation.’

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BBC News, 1st June 2016

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Jailed for false retraction, rape victim to challenge reduced compensation – The Guardian

‘A woman who was jailed for falsely retracting a true allegation of rape is to challenge the compensation awarded to her by a tribunal.’

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The Guardian, 30th May 2016

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Ched Evans faces new rape trial in October – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 27th, 2016 in news, rape, retrials by tracey

‘Footballer Ched Evans will go on trial to face an allegation of rape later this year.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th May 2016

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Susan Whiting death: Woman guilty of manslaughter – BBC News

Posted May 27th, 2016 in homicide, news, rape by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for life for murdering a student with learning difficulties as his wife has been convicted of her manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 26th May 2016

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Father of Eleanor de Freitas loses battle for fresh inquest – The Guardian

Posted May 25th, 2016 in coroners, Crown Prosecution Service, families, inquests, news, rape, suicide by sally

‘The father of a woman who killed herself days before she was due in court on suspicion of making a false rape claim has lost his legal battle for a new inquest into her death.’

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The Guardian, 24th May 2016

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Mau Mau lawsuit due to begin at high court – The Guardian

‘Compensation claims for torture, rape, wrongful detention and forced labour brought by 40,000 Kenyans who allege they were mistreated by British officials during the Mau Mau insurgency are due to be heard in the high court in London on Monday.’

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2016

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IPCC launches inquiry into collapse of gang-rape case – The Guardian

Posted May 19th, 2016 in complaints, disclosure, evidence, inquiries, news, police, rape by sally

‘The police watchdog is to examine a flawed investigation of an alleged gang-rape at a university ball that collapsed as the trial of four young men accused of the crime was about to start.’

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The Guardian, 18th May 2016

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Men who view rape as ‘lads’ banter’ attacked by judge as she jails shop assistant for attacking woman so his friend could not sleep with her – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 16th, 2016 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A judge has condemned men who view rape as “lads’ banter” after she jailed a Primark shop supervisor who had sex with a woman while she slept.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th May 2016

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Thousands on the run after skipping court bail – BBC News

‘Thousands of suspected and convicted criminals who skipped court bail while facing charges including murder, child sex offences and rape are on the run.’

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BBC News, 11th May 2016

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Detective criticised for ‘getting too close’ in alleged rape case – The Guardian

Posted May 10th, 2016 in Crown Prosecution Service, disclosure, evidence, news, police, rape by sally

‘A senior judge has criticised a police detective and the Crown Prosecution Service for their handling of an accusation of gang rape after the case against four young men collapsed just as their trial was due to begin.’

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The Guardian, 9th May 2016

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Police try to keep rapist’s identity secret to protect his human rights – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 29th, 2016 in anonymity, human rights, immigration, news, rape by tracey

‘Police tried to protect the identity of a Polish rapist because of racial tensions between locals and eastern European migrants in the area.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th April 2016

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Rapist who targeted Asian women in a series of sex attacks while on bail is jailed for life – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 29th, 2016 in bail, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A violent rapist who carried out a series of racially motivated sexual assaults on lone women while on bail has been jailed for life.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th April 2016

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Police accused of ‘stark errors’ and ‘cherry picking’ in university rape case – The Independent

‘Police made “stark errors” during an investigation into four young men accused of gang rape, a court has heard.’

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The Independent, 27th April 2016

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Ched Evans: Wales footballer’s rape conviction quashed – BBC News

Posted April 21st, 2016 in appeals, Criminal Cases Review Commission, news, rape, retrials by tracey

‘Footballer Ched Evans has had his conviction for rape quashed at the Court of Appeal in London, but will face a new trial.’

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BBC News, 21st April 2016

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Judge criticises army drink and sex culture as two former soldiers cleared of rape – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 21st, 2016 in alcohol abuse, armed forces, courts martial, inquests, news, rape, suicide by tracey

‘A judge has criticised a culture of “excessive drinking” and sexual relationships within the Royal Military Police, as two former soldiers were acquitted of raping a colleague who later killed herself.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th April 2016

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Rape Acquittal: A Case Study – 6 Pump Court

Posted April 19th, 2016 in drug abuse, news, rape by sally

‘‘D’ was a 21-year old university maths student. Born and brought up in Bristol, he had no convictions, cautions or reprimands and was of previous good character. He was charged with a single offence of rape. The complainant, ‘C’, was a fellow student. The rape was alleged to have happened on campus.’

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6 Pump Court, 15th April 2016

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