In the media: No to Police rape! No to Watkins!

Caribbean Times, July 1990 Lord Justice Watkins was given an unexpected reception as he entered courtroom six for the afternoon session in the High Court last week. Six women held up the banner stating “Sack Judge Watkins for covering up police rape”. Lord Watkins left the room until they were ejected.

In the media: PC freed after appeal judges overturn rape conviction

Three appeal court judges freed a police constable who raped As reported in The Guardian July 1990, PC Anderson was freed on the grounds that the original trial judge had said nothing in his summing up about the officer’s previous good character.

Article: Police rapist gets seven years

Article: Police rapist gets seven years October 12, PC Peter Anderson was found guilty of raping a young Black woman in Surrey whilst on duty. Anderson, relying on racist, sexist stereotypes to mislead the jury claimed that the woman had handed him ‘sex on a plate.’

Statement: In fighting for justice for Jackie Berkley, we are fighting for justice for all…

Statement: In fighting for justice for Jackie Berkeley we are fighting for justice for all. On 19 April, 1984, Ms Jacqueline Berkeley and three other young Black women were arrested after an alleged disturbance in Manchester. At Moss Side Police Station, Ms Berkeley was taken into a cell, script naked, racially abused and raped by …

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The Leveller: Making WAR on rape

Making WAR on rape Rape in Marriage should be made a crime. That is the provisional recommendation of the Criminal Law Revision Committee, and is something which Women Against Rape have been campaigning about for more than five years…

Cutback on rights – passport to rape

Cutback on rights – passport to rape The new immigration proposals attach every women. The racism that Black and immigrant women (Black or white) already face stems directly from one government after another saying: “you are not welcome, don’t expect any rights.” ¬†AND THEY MEAN IT…