Police under fire after Glasgow University students kept in dark about string of sex attacks
Warnings surrounding the four incidents were only issued for the the first time on Tuesday with the lack of information branded a "disgrace".Warnings surrounding the four incidents were only issued for the – sparking a furious backlash.
Recommendations include action to prevent violence against women, harassment and hate crime.
He said: "If Glasgow students want to break away from the snowflake stereotype - and I hope they do - then I'll gladly represent them, and push Image caption Voting for the University of Glasgow rector opens on 20 March. Mr Yiannopoulos also said he would protect the LGBTQ community by calling for
Police Scotland chose not to go public on a spate of sexual assaults aroundbecause they did not want to heighten the “fear of crime” or compromise a case.
But bythey undoubtedly exposed female students to the risk of further harm.
One young woman was allegedly raped AFTER the force had the opportunity to warnto be vigilant when they were out alone.
Police Scotland often have very good operational reasons for restricting the release of sensitive information. No one would want to damage an investigation or create a panic.
Glasgow University Rector hits out after Police Scotland fail to alert students to sex attacks
Aamer Anwar has demanded answers from the Chief Constable in a joint letter written with the university's student president.Aamer Anwar has joined student president in demanding an explanation from Police Scotland after the force was accused of putting safety at risk by not alerting the public to a rape and three other sex attacks in the city’s west end last month.
The University of Glasgow Students ’ Representative Council and LGBT+ Staff Network believe unequivocally in a culture of respect and dignity for students and staff. In the current climate of overwhelming misinformation in the media regarding trans and non-binary people, we see an even
Researchers from Glasgow University said it was a popular misconception that most attackers Dr Oona Brooks-Hay, one of the Glasgow University academics behind the evaluation report, said it She said: "It is absolutely right that the judicial process should be robust. "When we think about the
But the force could have told the public there had been sexual assaults without going into too much detail.
This would have allowed students to make informed choices about their movements around the sprawling campus.
Who knows if this would have stopped further attacks? But surely a more cautious and alert public are less likely to become victims?
The university’s rector,, and students are right to feel angry and let down by Police Scotland.
Officers made a decision to hold back information that could have made the public safer for reasons that don’t stand up to much scrutiny
This was an easily avoidable error of judgement and the force should apologise.
Swinson could lose seat
was so quick to commit to nuclear armageddon it sounded like her top priority.
Glasgow City Council to consider 20mph speed limit across majority of city's roads
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Laura Bates: As a new university year dawns, there are the depressingly familiar reports of misogynistic behaviour. Should young women really have to endure this to get a degree?
An award-winning St Andrews University PhD student has admitted carrying out sex attacks on two women. He won the prestigious Cormack Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2013. At the High Court in Glasgow , judge Lord Burns placed Galianni on the sex offenders register and deferred
But the Liberal Democrat leader’s surefire support for the UK’s “deterrent” hasn’t gone down so well in her own backyard.
Voters in East Dunbartonshire are placing that pledge alongside her record as a cheerleader for the Tory coalition.
Swinson, it should be reminded, was a fully paid up member of David Cameron’s wrecking crew.
She helped impose austerity as Britain tried to recover from a financial crisis.
And as our constituency profile makes clear today, locals think she’s still running from scrutiny.
She might have thought all was forgiven in 2017 when she got back into her seat.
But the, and on December 12 Swinson could find herself ejected quicker than a Trident missile.
Happy birthday, Lorraine!
Lorraine Kelly is one of Scotland’s TV greats.
The much-loved star was moved to tears during a surprise 60th birthday celebration on her popular show.
The warm tributes paid to ourare well deserved.
Hope you had a good one, Lorraine!
'Sickening' anti-abortion billboards cause outrage outside Cardiff University .
The posters were branded sickening and insensitive by passers-by CBR UK staged a demonstration outside Cardiff University in protest after its Student Union voted to take a stance on the issue.