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Jian Ghomeshi trial: Third witness set to testify against former CBC radio host

A third witness is expected to testify in the trial of Jian Ghomeshi on Monday, just days after his defence lawyer revealed shocking correspondence between two complainants and the disgraced former CBC radio host after alleged attacks took place – despite both testifying they had no further contact with him. 494 more words



Yesterday the UCT PR machine sent out an email labelled “Campus Announcement: Security alert: another Rhodes Memorial incident”. This communication is the latest in a string of emails detailing incidents of sexual violence that have happened near Rhodes Memorial – a tourist destination and memorial to a thieving colonialist attached to the campus that also doubles as extra parking space. 795 more words

Just giving page launched for fictional character Helen Archer of #thearchers

Following on from the recent New Statesman article a listener has launched a fundraising page for Refuge on behalf of Helen Archer the character at the centre of a domestic abuse story on the radio soap. 8 more words


Sardar denies sexual assault charges; SIT formed

Former Under 19 British Hockey player has put an allegation of sexual exploitation against Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh and Punjab Police has constituted a special investigation team for the investigation. 35 more words

#thearchers domestic abuse story is a difficult listen

There can be few people who listen to the ‘essential drama from the heart of the country’ – The Archers -who have not been moved to shout at the radio over the behaviour of Rob Titchener towards Helen. 135 more words


Survival Guide: Abuse – Part 1 Definitions

This series presents different facets of dealing with mental illness and emotional trauma. I’m not a psychiatrist but have been with numerous professionals. I’m not a counselor, but I’ve been through hundreds of hours of professional, state, federal, private, religious and secular counseling. 756 more words

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