Monday February 17, 2020

Rapists do not deserve a right to privacy

Amazingly, rape survivors do not have an automatic legal right to go public after their attacker is convicted - which gives rapists and paedophiles more protection than murderers receive

12th November, 2017

Amy Barrett and Melissa O’Keeffe had to first get the consent of the judge so that their father’s identity could be publicly revealed. Former army corporal Jerry O’Keeffe was sentenced last week to ten years in jail for repeatedly raping and indecently assaulting his two daughters.

Although the two women waived their right to anonymity, the judge has the power to overrule their wishes for the sake of protecting...

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