Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


William Roache & claims of a “witch hunt”

Following the acquittal of William Roache of rape and indecent assault allegations the inevitable backlash is occurring. From the media reports since, office gossip to tweets the complainants in the case have been accused of lying and again there are calls for anonymity of rape defendants and claims of a “celebrity witch hunt”. Roache has more »

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The Jimmy Savile Transcript

The transcript of Jimmy Savile’s final police interview reveals the language used by a prolific paedophile operating under the nose of a viewing public. Described by the Daily Mail as ‘bluster’ it is not the denials, the blatant lies or obscured threats, but the confusing smokescreen, a deliberate un-stating of allegations which misdirects all listening. more »

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