Archive for the 'rape' Category



Northampton man who raped woman in flat fails in appeal – BBC News

“A rapist who subjected a woman to an all-night ordeal after locking her in a flat has failed in an appeal against his indefinite jail sentence.”

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BBC News, 15th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Father of children found dead in Spain jailed on sex charges – The Guardian

“A paedophile whose partner is accused of murdering their two children in a Spanish hotel has been jailed for 16 years.”

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The Guardian, 11th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

News release: New support centre for victims of rape – Ministry of Justice

“Victims of rape and sexual violence will receive the specialist help they need following Ministry of Justice funding for four new support centres in Hereford, Trafford, Dorset and Devon said Justice Minister, Crispin Blunt.”

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Ministry of Justice, 9th March 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Paedophile cult leader convicted for ‘satanic’ rape campaign – The Guardian

“A man has been found guilty of leading a ‘satanic’ sex cult from his home in a small Welsh town. Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a group that preyed on young children and held occult rites.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mobile phone footage Oxford rapist wins sentence cut – BBC News

“A man who raped an unconscious woman who only learned of the attack when she saw footage of it on a mobile phone has won a cut in his prison sentence.”

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BBC News, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Rapists who attack in home face longer in jail – Daily Telegraph

“Rapists who attack their victims in their own homes should face at least 12 years in prison, the country’s top judge ruled yesterday as he called for a tougher stance on so-called ‘safe haven’ crimes.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Relaxing DNA rules could reduce rape convictions, Labour warns – The Guardian

“The government is running the risk of making it more difficult to convict rapists by relaxing the rules for retaining the DNA of suspects, the shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has warned.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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