Friday, August 10, 2007

Prosecuting the victim

A woman is gang-raped by three men. She complains to the authorities, but after pressure withdraws her complaint. Those authorities then turn around and charge her with "indecency", and grant her attackers immunity in exchange for testifying against her.

A story from Pakistan, perhaps, or some other misogynist Islamic theocracy? Nope - this particular act of injustice is from the US Air Force. It's nice to know where they stand.

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