Nov 122010
 
 November 12, 2010  Non-U.S.

The Government has abandoned its pledge to grant anonymity to men charged with rape in England and Wales.

Justice Minister Crispin Blunt said there was not sufficient evidence to justify the move.

The decision to scrap the proposal, which was included in the Government’s coalition agreement in May, follows criticism from women’s groups.

Read more in the Telegraph.

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