Truss unveils plans for pre-recorded testimony
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A BILL to help end violence against women cleared the Commons yesterday despite a 91-minute “filibuster” speech from a Tory opponent.
Philip Davies was labelled a “pantomime villain” after speaking at length to stop MPs passing the SNP-sponsored legislation...
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
The Morning Star profiles a new project aimed at improving how police respond
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Rose cleared after sexual history of the accuser was used during trial
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
RAPE victims could be granted more privacy following the case involving footballer Ched Evans in which the woman’s sexual history was scrutinised in court, it was revealed yesterday.
Following a retrial in April, the Welsh sportsman was found not guilty of raping a 19-year-old...
Friday 28th Oct 2016
A TORY aide has been accused of raping a woman in an MP’s parliamentary office, it was revealed yesterday.
Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week and has been released on bail while police enquiries continue.
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
The way in which the footballer’s case has been handled, in and out of court, is a damning indictment on sections of the public and how they view women — especially those who accuse men of rape says KADEEM SIMMONDS
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
WELSH footballer Ched Evans was acquitted of rape yesterday following a retrial that allowed evidence of the alleged victim’s previous sexual history.
The Chesterfield striker was originally convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a Premier Inn near Rhyl in May 2011.
Saturday 15th Oct 2016
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange will face Swedish prosecutors over allegations of rape inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London in a possible breakthrough to a four-year deadlock.
The Ecuadorian attorney-general delivered a document agreeing to a request made by the Swedish prosecution...
Friday 12th Aug 2016
MIDWIVES welcomed yesterday the opening of Britain’s first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault.
The London clinic, run in conjunction with Barts Health NHS Trust, will provide specialist care and antenatal support delivered by specially trained midwives,...
Saturday 30th Jul 2016