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Vile Nick Ross blames victims for rape

Issue No. 2355

Former Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross has sparked anger by claiming “rape isn’t always rape” in his new book serialised in the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

He said, “Women are portrayed as weak, partly because of a century of feminism.” He compared rape victims to “foolish” people “who leave laptops on the back seat of a car”.

Jo Woods from Rape Crisis said, “Such comments damage victims of sexual violence. They stifle them.”

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Tue 28 May 2013, 17:53 BST
Issue No. 2355
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