Brighton student jailed for freshers’ night rape – BBC News

Posted June 18th, 2018 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A student from the University of Sussex has been jailed for raping a fellow student at her flat in Brighton.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Fantasist jailed after accusing innocent taxi driver of sexual assault – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2018 in news, perverting the course of justice, rape, sentencing by sally

‘An innocent taxi driver was unable to provide financial support for his family after he was falsely accused of groping a female passenger, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2018

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Oxford grooming gang: Six members jailed – BBC News

‘Six men from Oxford who groomed and sexually abused teenage girls between 1998 and 2005 have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2018

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CPS publishes outcome of sexual offences review – Crown Prosecution Service

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today (5 June) published the outcome of its review of rape and serious sexual offences (RASSO) cases.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th June 2018

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Cambridge graduate jailed for brutal rapes saw himself as ‘Christian Grey’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 4th, 2018 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A Cambridge graduate who saw himself as a “Christian Grey poseur” has been jailed for 20 years for raping two women.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st June 2018

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Beatings, rape and non-stop work: UK women enslaved in forced marriage – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2018 in domestic violence, forced marriages, news, rape by sally

‘Betrayed by her own family, isolated from the outside world and raped daily by her violent husband, one desperate teenager turned to a confidential helpline.’

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The Guardian, 28th May 2018

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Google search reveals names of rape victims – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in anonymity, internet, news, privacy, rape, sexual offences, victims by tracey

‘Google’s auto-complete and related search functions are revealing the identity of rape victims who have been granted anonymity.’

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BBC News, 22nd May 2018

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Oxford student wrongly accused of rape endured two years of hell because police were too busy with Jimmy Savile cases – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 18th, 2018 in Crown Prosecution Service, delay, evidence, news, police, prosecutions, rape, reports by tracey

‘An Oxford University student spent two years on bail accused of rape because police claimed they were too busy dealing with other reports in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal, a damning report has revealed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th May 2018

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Former policeman jailed after filming himself raping woman – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 18th, 2018 in news, rape, sentencing, video recordings by tracey

‘A former special constable filmed himself raping a drunken woman who thought she was having sex with another man, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th May 2018

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Female police officer sues Met for £200,000 after having to watch 100 child rape videos – Daily Telegraph

‘A policewoman is suing the Metropolitan Police for £200,000, in what is thought to be the first case of its kind, after having to watch 100 child abuse videos.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th May 2018

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Fake rape claim woman loses appeal against sentence – BBC News

‘A woman jailed for five years after falsely accusing a soldier of rape has lost an appeal against her sentence.’

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BBC News, 3rd May 2018

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Colin Pitchfork: Double child killer denied parole – BBC News

Posted May 4th, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, parole, rape by tracey

‘A double child killer who was the first person to be convicted using DNA evidence has been refused parole. Colin Pitchfork was given life sentences in 1988 for the rapes and murders of 15-year-olds Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in Leicestershire.’

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BBC News, 3rd May 2018

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Notorious Manchester criminal sexually groomed young boys – BBC News

Posted May 3rd, 2018 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A criminal who used his notoriety to groom young boys for sex has been jailed for a further 11 years.’

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BBC news, 2nd May 2018

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Disclosure ‘failings’ in rape case woman did not want prosecuted – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2018 in crime, disclosure, news, prosecutions, rape, victims by tracey

‘New failings over the disclosure of evidence in the criminal justice system have emerged after prosecutors charged a man with rape in a case where the woman involved did not want a charge to be brought.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2018

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Shiney Row burning body murder pair get whole-life jail terms – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2018 in murder, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘Two killers who went on to torture and set fire to a Vietnamese woman have been given whole-life jail terms.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2018

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The disbelieved: rape accusers’ stories retold on stage – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2018 in anonymity, news, rape, theatre, trials by sally

‘When a rape trial ends in acquittal, what do the anonymous women who made the claims do next?’

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The Guardian, 25th April 2018

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Major police review recommends dropping policy of automatically believing ‘victims’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 23rd, 2018 in news, police, rape, victims by tracey

‘An alleged fantasist known as Nick, gave five different accounts of VIP abuse to the police, but was still regarded as “credible and true”, it has emerged, as a review recommends dropping the policy of automatically believing “victims”. Under the current rules, police forces must believe a person who makes a complaint of rape or sexual assault, in order to give victims the confidence to come forward after an attack. But that policy is now expected to be dropped after a string of allegedly malicious complaints were made against high profile people including politicians and celebrities.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd April 2018

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Devon rapist who pretended to be ghost jailed for 26 years – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2018 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A rapist who manipulated a girl into having sex with him by pretending to be a ghost has been jailed for 26 years.’

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BBC News, 19th April 2018

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Otto Putland trial: Commonwealth swimmer cleared of rape – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2018 in news, rape, trials by sally

‘A Commonwealth Games swimmer has been cleared of raping a woman after a night out in Cardiff.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2018

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Police force hit with £130k monetary penalty for losing rape victim interview – Local Government Lawyer

Posted April 6th, 2018 in data protection, encryption, fines, news, police, rape, victims, video recordings by sally

‘The Information Commissioner’s Office has imposed a £130,000 monetary penalty on Humberside Police after disks containing a video interview of an alleged rape victim went missing.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 5th April 2018

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