Misuse of an act designed to stop stalkers – The Independent

Posted August 7th, 2007 in harassment, injunctions, special report by sally

“Heathrow Airport Ltd applied for a wide-ranging injunction which, had they succeeded, could have banned five million people from the Piccadilly Line, large sections of the M4 and land surrounding Heathrow as well as the airport itself. It would have done so by making them subject to the provisions of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.”

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The Independent, 7th August 2007

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Woman’s payout over ginger taunts – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 26th, 2007 in harassment, news, unfair dismissal by sally

“A red-headed waitress who was taunted about the colour of her hair was awarded £17,618 compensation by an employment tribunal yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th June 2007

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Silencing hatred – Law Society’s Gazette

“Although the Race and Religious Hatred Act was passed 18 months ago it has yet to be brought into force. The many who regard it as superfluous fear it will be soon. Polly Botsford reports.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 7th June 2007

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Stalking victims given anonymity – BBC News

Posted June 1st, 2007 in anonymity, domestic violence, electoral register, harassment, news by sally

“New voting legislation is set to come into effect which will allow victims of stalking and domestic violence to keep their names off the electoral roll.”

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BBC News, 1st June 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Woman “harassed” by bank wins settlement – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 23rd, 2007 in harassment, news by traceydennis

“A mother who sued a bank for allegedly harassing her over charges incurred in connection with her overdraft has settled the case out of court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd May 2007

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Woman sues bank for overdraft ‘harassment’ – The Times

Posted April 19th, 2007 in harassment, news by sally

“A single mother who says she had to take time off work because of the stress of a disputed overdraft is suing the Halifax for harassment.”

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The Times, 19th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk