Saturday, August 25, 2012

Naomi Wolf on Assange

Something Rotten in the State of Sweden: 8 Big Problems with the “Case” Against Assange by Naomi Wolf

Based on my 23 years of reporting on global rape law, and my five years of supporting women at rape crisis centers and battered women’s shelters, I can say with certainty that this case is not being treated as a normal rape or sexual assault case. New details from the Swedish police make this quite clear. Their transcript of the complaints against Assange is strikingly unlike the dozens of such transcripts that I have read throughout the years as an advocate for victims of sex crimes.

Specifically, there are eight ways in which this transcript is unusual:


Enlightening article by Naomi Wolf.

1 comment:

JimmyGiro said...

You can’t make this up. Louise Mensche, who criticised ex-ambassador Craig Murray about naming accuser, Anna Ardin, on Newsnight, is now bemoaning the advice from Naomi Wolf, who advocates the naming of accusers as with the accused.

But get this: Louise Mensche now calls herself Louise Bagshawe, only weeks later:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19592372

What’s in a name Louise? A self promoting quim, who used our democracy to grandstand her ego, will still smell as sweet as a crayfish, by any other name.