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Old 07-12-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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Just another day for Anglo-American imperialism in the Middle East

British soldiers accused of sickening sex assault on Iraqi boy, 14 - Home News, UK - The Independent



(WARNING: LINK CONTAINS DESCRIPTION OF VIOLENT CHILD ABUSE ALLEGEDLY COMMITTED BY BRIT SOLDIERS)

It should be noted that this incident allegedly took place FIVE YEARS AGO, yet only now comes to light.
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Wasnt a nice compo packed agreed only last week for cases like these by the MOD ?
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Wasnt a nice compo packed agreed only last week for cases like these by the MOD ?
Are you suggesting that these allegations are being made purely to avail of compensation?
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Are you suggesting that these allegations are being made purely to avail of compensation?
These allegations are no more factual at this moment than fictitious.

I much rather the Justice system be set in motion than to say " OMG rape in the british ranks !!!! " which the press will be screaming about.
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These allegations are no more factual at this moment than fictitious.

I much rather the Justice system be set in motion than to say " OMG rape in the british ranks !!!! " which the press will be screaming about.
Would you prefer, then, that the press did not report these allegations?
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Would you prefer, then, that the press did not report these allegations?
Much rather they reported " allegations have been made... " than " British soldiers take part in orgy.. "
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Actually no i lie, i much rather rape allegations be kept private until the verdict of Judge and Jury, especially if names are given.

Allegations of rape are enough to destory someone's career and even life, guilty or not guilty.
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What about allegations of murder? Should those be kept private too? Allegations of fraud? Sexual abuse? Kidnapping?
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Lets be honest, Allegations of rape are the most damaging. Any allegation should be kept private, trial by Judge and Jury not Press and Public.
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Lets be honest, Allegations of rape are the most damaging. Any allegation should be kept private, trial by Judge and Jury not Press and Public.
They are more damaging than allegations of having murdered a child?
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There must be scientific proof or reason to suspect someone of murder. Rape is someone's account which can either be god's honest truth or a work of fiction. So i would say Rape is still more damaging.
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There must be scientific proof or reason to suspect someone of murder. Rape is someone's account
Someone's account?

So you dismiss evidence obtained from rape kits (semen, other DNA), gynecological exams, etc? That's someone's "account"?
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Someone's account?

So you dismiss evidence obtained from rape kits (semen, other DNA), gynecological exams, etc? That's someone's "account"?
The evidence obtained does not automatically prove a rape took place, the womens statement largely determines if it was a consensual sexual encounter or something more sinister. A women for example could have alteria motives for calling rape, a drunken one night stand threatens to ruin her relationship. As soon as an alleged victim cries wolf the lynch mob are out in full force.
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A women for example could have alteria motives for calling rape, a drunken one night stand threatens to ruin her relationship.
I don't even know what to say to that.

And a gynecological exam can most certainly be indicative of rape - tearing, bruising, the woman having collected skin under fingernails from fighting back, etc, etc. I think you need to read up on this a lot more.
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I don't even know what to say to that.

And a gynecological exam can most certainly be indicative of rape - tearing, bruising, the woman having collected skin under fingernails from fighting back, etc, etc. I think you need to read up on this a lot more.
If that exam was so conclusive why do such cases make it to court and get thrown out ?
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