Feb 042011
 
 February 4, 2011  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Ruth Barnett reports:

Suspects arrested by police should have anonymity until they are charged, an MP said as she launched an attack on press reporting of the Joanna Yeates murder case.

Anna Soubry, Conservative MP for Broxtowe and a former journalist and barrister, said coverage of suspects in the case had been “unacceptable and plain wrong”.

She wants the press to be banned from reporting the name and address of people under arrest until they are charged, or unless a judge grants permission.

Read more on Skye.

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