Macclesfield fantasist who claimed Tyson Fury link jailed for rapes – BBC News

Posted February 7th, 2023 in assault, coercive & controlling behaviour, news, rape, sentencing by sally

A “violent bully” who falsely claimed to be related to boxing champion Tyson Fury has been jailed for raping and coercing three women.

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BBC News, 7th February 2023

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Children Born As A Result Of Rape Will Be Recognised As Victims – Each Other

Posted February 7th, 2023 in bills, children, criminal justice, news, rape, victims by sally

‘The government intends to amend the Victims Bill to clarify that children who were born as a result of rape are entitled to support from criminal justice agencies such as the police and courts. Over 2,000 children were conceived as a result of rape in 2021. Under “Daisy’s Law”, children and adults who were born as a result of rape will be recognised as victims in their own right.’

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Each Other, 7th February 2023

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David Carrick criminal inquiry to continue after his imprisonment – The Guardian

‘The criminal investigation into the serial rapist David Carrick will stay active even after his sentencing and imprisonment this week, as detectives sift through information about alleged further offending.’

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The Guardian, 6th February 2023

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Andrew Barlow: Serial rapist due to be released despite appeal – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2023 in appeals, expert witnesses, news, parole, psychiatrists, rape, sexual offences by michael

‘A man who was jailed for 13 rapes is due to be released despite an appeal from the justice secretary.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2023

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Prosecutors drop attempted rape case against Mason Greenwood – The Guardian

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said there was “no longer a realistic prospect of conviction” after key witnesses withdrew their cooperation from the investigation.’

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The Guardian, 2nd February 2023

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Paedophile given custody of girl he then abused and got pregnant – BBC News

‘A young girl who became pregnant after abuse by a convicted paedophile had been placed in his care despite authorities knowing his past, a report has revealed.’

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BBC News, 26th January 2023

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Rapist who threatened to kill victim’s date has sentence reviewed – The Guardian

‘The government’s top law officials are reviewing a jail sentence handed to a man who forced a woman to have sex with him to save the life of a man with whom she was on a first date.’

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The Guardian, 26th January 20223

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Christopher Hughes: Gang killed man wrongly suspected of rape – BBC News

Posted January 25th, 2023 in gangs, kidnapping, murder, news, perverting the course of justice, rape by sally

‘Seven men have been found guilty of the kidnap and murder of a man they wrongly suspected of raping a teenage girl.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2023

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Manchester sexual predator jailed for raping child – BBC News

Posted January 24th, 2023 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A “sexual predator” who raped a “vulnerable” young girl after isolating her from her friend in a city centre and luring her back to his home has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd January 2023

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Better protection for rape victims from invasive record requests – Home Office

‘The Home Office will legislate to protect people, including rape victims, from unnecessary requests for personal records.’

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Home Office, 20th January 2023

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People born of rape now recognised in Victims’ Code in England and Wales – The Guardian

Posted January 20th, 2023 in bills, children, families, Ministry of Justice, news, pregnancy, rape, sexual offences, victims by tracey

‘A woman conceived through rape, who has campaigned for a change in the law to recognise people like herself as victims, is celebrating after achieving her goal. The government has announced that the victims’ bill will extend the definition of a “victim” to include people who are born as a result of rape. It means England and Wales will be among the first in the world to officially confer victim status to children born of rape.’

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The Guardian, 19th January 2023

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Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy cleared of six rape charges – The Guardian

Posted January 18th, 2023 in news, rape, sexual offences, sport by tracey

‘French player will face another trial after no verdicts reached on one charge of rape and one of attempted rape.’

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The Guardian, 13th January 2023

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Man jailed for life for murder in oldest double jeopardy case – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for raping and murdering a girl almost 50 years ago, in the oldest double jeopardy case in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2023

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Woman who lied about grooming gang guilty of perverting course of justice – The Guardian

‘A 22-year-old woman from Barrow-in-Furness has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice by telling “malevolent” lies about being trafficked by an Asian grooming gang and making false rape allegations against a series of white men.’

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The Guardian, 3rd January 2023

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Rape response overhaul delivers progress – Ministry of Justice

‘Victims are seeing significant improvements in the criminal justice system’s response to rape, a new report has revealed today.’

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Ministry of Justice, 15th December 2022

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Prosecution crisis ‘will deepen’ without fee increase, CBA chief warns – Law Society’s Gazette

‘The Ministry of Justice has hailed the “significant progress” that has been made since the government published its landmark rape review action plan – however, the Criminal Bar Association has warned that complainants will continue to wait years for a trial unless prosecutors’ fees are increased.’

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Law Society's Gazette,15th December 2022

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Scathing report condemns police in England and Wales for ‘victim blaming’ in rape cases – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2022 in criminal justice, news, police, rape, reports, victims by tracey

‘A damning official examination into how police forces tackle rape has exposed persistent failings in the criminal justice system, including a failure to track repeat suspects, “explicit victim-blaming” and botched investigations.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2022

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Electrician jailed for sharing videos of child he drugged and then raped – The Independent

‘An electrician who shared videos online of himself raping a young girl he had drugged has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 8th December 2022

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Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative strategy – Government publications

‘This strategy sets out the UK government’s approach to preventing and responding to conflict-related sexual violence.’

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Government publications, 28th November 2022

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Royal Navy chief defends service’s handling of sex abuse allegations – The Independent

‘The head of the Royal Navy has defended the way in which the service handles allegations of rape and sexual abuse, arguing that independent investigations would take longer and “lead to less good outcomes”.’

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The Independent, 26th November 2022

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