Women inside Yarl’s Wood IRC demand an end to brutal treatment by Serco, 8 May 2008

Women inside Yarl’s Wood IRC demand an end to brutal treatment by Serco DEMANDS FOLLOWING SERCO’S INVITATION TO VISIT YARL’S WOOD REMOVAL CENTRE ISSUED AT THEIR AGM, 13 May 2008 1. Many women in detention have suffered rape and other torture. According to the Immigration Services Operational Manual (Third EDN) if someone reports being a …

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To Women Legislators of the Coalition of the Willing: Neither blood nor rape for oil

To Women Legislators of the Coalition of the Willing: Neither blood nor rape for oil 12 May 2004 Coming clean on rape and other sexual torture of women and girls at the hands of US and UK armed forces or their agents in Iraq and Afghanistan By Black Women’s Rape Action Project and Women Against …

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Legal precedent for rape victims seeking asylum

Legal precedent for rape victims seeking asylum

 

We were centrally involved in winning this important legal precedent for rape survivors seeking asylum in the Royal Courts of Justice, London back in 1997.

Mr Justice Sullivan ruled that the previous Home Secretary had been wrong not to consider new evidence provided by a young woman about the multiple rapes and other violence she suffered from soldiers as a fresh claim for asylum.

Marital rape ruled illegal by law lords

Marital rape ruled illegal by law lords “Wave of prosecutions will follow” front page of The Times, 24 Oct 1991 Five law lords unanimously swept away the 250-year old notion that women agree to sexual intercourse on marriage and cannot retract their consent . . . Yesterday’s judgment, in the case of a Leicester man …

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