Jul 222010
 
 July 22, 2010  Court, Non-U.S.

Two young victims of sexual abuse have claimed before the High Court that details contained in media reports of their attacker’s conviction for abusing them resulted in their loss of their anonymity and breached their constitutional right to privacy.

The two who were abused by a male, who more than two years ago admitted to charges of rape and sexual assault against the two, claim that their identification had a catastrophic effect on them which resulted in them having to leave their home.

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They have sought damages against Independent Star Ltd, the Dundalk Democrat Ltd and Independent Broadcasting Corporation Ltd trading as LMFM Radio over reports they used in November 2006 when their attacker pleaded guilty to offences at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.

Read more in the Irish Examiner.

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