Top barrister Barbara Hewson recently called for the age of consent to be lowered. Here the legal representative for over 60 of Jimmy Savile's victim's explains why she's wrong
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Thursday 09 May 2013
Prime Minister has called trials a long-overdue effort at obtaining justice against war criminals
Wednesday 17 April 2013
We all deserve a dignified send-off. Instead, this occasion was hijacked and turned into a state-endorsed celebration of a legacy bitterly detested by millions
Friday 22 March 2013
The Independent newspaper has apologised and paid "substantial" damages to a Croatian actor whose picture was used to illustrate a report concerning the death in Germany of an elderly Nazi war criminal.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
News anchor accepts proposal live on air
Friday 08 February 2013
Too often commentators do not weigh the human cost of Western inaction
Sunday 27 January 2013
As the world falls silent in memory of the Holocaust, a new book reveals how many of its architects were helped to live out their days in South America
Sunday 06 January 2013
The message for Syrians was clear: the army is the bedrock of power
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Like his tough protagonist, Dave Robicheaux, James Lee Burke is a man of passionate temper. His contemptuous anger over the lacklustre response of George W Bush to the devastation of Burke’s beloved New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina was incorporated into his writing. That rage is back again.
In the search for justice in the former Yugoslavia, are we ignoring the Serbian victims of war crimes?
Monday 17 December 2012
Serbia is to blame for the vast majority of atrocities committed during the 90s wars in the Balkans, but Serbs were also murdered and expelled from their homes
Friday 16 November 2012
A protestor who interrupted Tony Blair’s evidence at the Leveson Inquiry in May has been fined £100.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Account relies on Holocaust-denier, say critics
Sunday 21 October 2012
This is not the kind of thing a white man should say. But Jason Roberts seems to have got it wrong on racism. The black footballer has called for a boycott of this weekend's anti-racism Kick It Out protest. He feels it has not been vigorous enough in its response to abuse in the game.
No end in sight to the sufferings of 'the world's most persecuted minority' - Burma's Rohingya Muslims
Monday 08 October 2012
Nearly 75,000 of those made homeless during inter-communal conflict in June and transferred to temporary camps are living in conditions “worse than animals”, according to the Rohingya Human Rights Association in Bangkok
Sunday 26 August 2012
Paolo Sorrentino's first English-language film is a deeply bonkers affair, but it has its amusing and beautiful moments, and you certainly can't accuse it of being predictable.
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