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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Rapist Brian Witty jailed indefinitely

Former Territorial Army Parachute Regiment captain is told he must serve a minimum of eight years Press Association guardian.co.uk, Friday 25 May 2012 14.53 BST Brian Witty, who attacked two women he met on a dating website and two more he met in bars. Photograph: Metropolitan police/PA A former soldier who carried out a string …

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PRESS RELEASE: 27 organisations urge DPP not to prosecute rape victims

PRESS RELEASE: 27 organisations urge DPP not to prosecute rape victims Twenty-seven organisations, including rape crisis centres and women’s aid groups, have written to Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), alarmed by rising prosecutions of women for supposed false allegations of rape or domestic violence. They say that such prosecutions are not in …

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Why Women Against Rape opposes prosecutions of women accused of making a false allegation

Why we oppose prosecutions of women accused of making a false allegation Evidence given to the DPP, February 2011 1. Alleged false allegations have been a distraction: bungled rape investigations and prosecutions are the problem. False allegations for rape are extremely rare, yet they are treated as a major problem. This distracts from the true …

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I’m a rape survivor from Rwanda

Rape survivor from Rwanda in brave fight to help others  21 May 2009 Stella Mpaka, of Women Against Rape, is now helping others to overcome their personal nightmares. Your article (Camden group’s battle to prioritise a heinous crime, H&H April 2) showed some of Women Against Rape’s (WAR) ground breaking work winning justice for rape …

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