Saturday 24 March 2018

We need to know that the State is using its child-protection powers in a responsible way

Rolf Harris was found guilty of 12 charges
Rolf Harris was found guilty of 12 charges

IN 1996, Rolf Harris, convicted this week on multiple counts of sexual assault, some involving children, was taking part in a pre-recorded TV interview.

Harris took it upon himself to run his fingers along the elastic of his interviewer's underwear. He also ran his hand up her thigh towards her buttocks.

All of this was done in front of the TV crew. The woman herself said she was "extremely shocked" by his action but felt unable to confront him.

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