Category: Crime

Jill Saward, the Press and civil liberties

Last week Jill Saward (pronounced Say-ward), best known for having been the victim of the notorious “Ealing Vicarage” rape attack in 1986 in which she was raped and subjected to other sexual assaults and...

Cologne attacks tell us nothing about Islam

On New Year’s Eve, an organised gang of hundreds of young men, described as being of Arab or North African appearance, descended on the main railway station in Cologne, Germany, and molested and robbed...

Rapists to Rio? Are we that desperate?

This past week, a man from Surrey was given a non-custodial sentence for a series of serious sexual assaults against a 12-year-old girl in December 2012. Adam Hulin plied the young girl, whose age...

Woolwich murder was perverse, not merely extreme

Last Thursday, the two men who murdered the soldier Lee Rigby in the street outside an army barracks in Woolwich and then paraded on camera with bloodied hands and a meat cleaver, were found...

Why do you believe her?

Last Tuesday a British soap actor, Michael “Le Vell” Turner, was found not guilty of multiple counts of rape and sexual assault on a child (now 17). There has been some suggestions that his...

Ariel Castro’s suicide is no tragedy

Ohio captor ‘needed suicide watch’: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23967581 Ariel Castro, the man who kept three young women captive in his house in Ohio for several years, was found hanged in his cell on Tuesday. According to...

Let’s get the EDL banned

Proscribe English Defence League (EDL) - e-petitions This is a petition to proscribe the English Defence League. This will not force the EDL out of existence, of course, but it will mean no more...

London Bravanese mosque firebombed

Police probe mosque blaze amid fears 'firebomb attack' is Woolwich revenge - London Evening Standard Last night a mosque in Muswell Hill, north London, was firebombed and the letters “EDL” were spray-painted onto the...