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UK News Students should have known about Glasgow University sex attacks

07:10  30 november  2019
07:10  30 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Police under fire after Glasgow University students kept in dark about string of sex attacks

  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

Aamer Anwar wearing a suit and tie: Aamer Anwar Rector of the University of Glasgow © Photographic Unit University of Aamer Anwar Rector of the University of Glasgow

Police Scotland chose not to go public on a spate of sexual assaults around Glasgow University because they did not want to heighten the “fear of crime” or compromise a case.

But by withholding information on these attacks they undoubtedly exposed female students to the risk of further harm.

One young woman was allegedly raped AFTER the force had the opportunity to warn students to be vigilant when they were out alone.

a castle with a clock on the tower of the city: University of Glasgow in the heart of the city's west end © Getty Images/iStockphoto University of Glasgow in the heart of the city's west end

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

  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, Aamer Anwar, 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

Jo Swinson 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.

Jo Swinson standing in a kitchen: Is Jo Swinson for the chop? © PA Is Jo Swinson for the chop?

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 polls are narrowing, and on December 12 Swinson could find herself ejected quicker than a Trident missile.

Happy birthday, Lorraine!

a woman standing in front of a cake: Lorraine Kelly celebrating her 60th birthday in style © Ken McKay/ITV/REX Lorraine Kelly celebrating her 60th birthday in style

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 our Queen of daytime telly are well deserved.

Hope you had a good one, Lorraine!

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