Press release: protest rape and racism

Press release: protest rape and racism Old Bailey, London, 26 June 2013, 10-12 noon Sentencing of the Oxford rapists Women protest both rape and racism. Police and social workers also trashed victims – will they be prosecuted? Seven men will be sentenced for 43 offences – ranging from rape and conspiracy to rape to supplying …

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Protest against rape and racism on the day of sentencing the Oxford rapists, Old Bailey, London, 26 June 2013

Protest against rape and racism on the day of sentencing the Oxford rapists, Old Bailey, London Protest against rape and racism on the day of sentencing the Oxford rapists Old Bailey, London EC4M 7HS, 26 June 2013 10am-12 noon, sentencing at 11am off Ludgate Hill (nearest tube St Pauls) www.womenagainstrape.net Tel 020 7482 2496 Seven men …

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Why do the police deal with rape cases so badly? Lisa Longstaff in the Guardian

Their record in rape cases is abysmal – and they seem to resent accountability, preferring to improve PR rather than performance Lisa Longstaff theguardian.com, Monday 4 March 2013 09.00 GMT Allegations of sexual violence and cover-up are threatening every institution. Can rape be dealt with when so many in authority are themselves guilty? Of course …

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India & UK: grassroots women demand justice

India & UK: grassroots women demand justice The mass protests taking place all over India, and the international support for them, show how determined women are to end rape, and how we face similar violence and similar sexism by the authorities, wherever we are. For years our Indian sisters in Chhattisgarh have been organizing against …

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Savile, Rochdale, Wales, Jersey . . . Justice this time? Or more ‘lessons’ in how to get away with rape?

Savile, Rochdale, Wales, Jersey . . . Justice this time? Or more ‘lessons’ in how to get away with rape? 14 December 2012 Complicity followed by incompetence in the Savile case landed the BBC in deep waters, to the delight of those who wish to undermine public broadcasting and to the chagrin of the taxpayer …

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Former Met police officer admits failing to investigate rape cases

Ryan Coleman-Farrow faked police reports, failed to pass on evidence and falsely claimed to have interviewed suspects Share 150 Sandra Laville, crime correspondent guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 12 September 2012 14.51 BST An investigator from the Metropolitan police specialist sex crimes unit has admitted failing to investigate the alleged rapes and sexual assaults of 12 women by …

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Should Julian Assange be extradited?

Oliver Laughland, Series: The conversation Friday 24 August 2012 20.59 BST Should Julian Assange be extradited? The author, critic and playwright Bonnie Greer and Lisa Longstaff, from the advocacy group Women Against Rape, debate the fate of the WikiLeaks boss Bonnie Greer and Lisa Longstaff. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian As the diplomatic crisis over Julian Assange intensifies …

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We are Women Against Rape but we do not want Julian Assange extradited

We are Women Against Rape but we do not want Julian Assange extradited For decades we have campaigned to get rapists caught, charged and convicted. But the pursuit of Assange is political Katrin Axelsson and Lisa Longstaff The Guardian, Thursday 23 August 2012 When Julian Assange was first arrested, we were struck by the unusual …

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