Wednesday 22 November 2017

Dearbhail McDonald: Sex crimes are not a laughing matter, victims deserve better

Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

Four out of 10 girls and one in five boys are victims of rape and/or sexual assault, but only one in 10 victims report the crime

FOR the sake of balance and cool heads, let's try and wrap the garda rape joke controversy in as much benevolent spin as possible.

Excerpts from the as the yet-to-be authenticated, inadvertent recording of a conversation in a garda car include "we'll get immigration f***ing on her", and "she was living down at crusty camp, f**k sake, you never know what you might get".

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