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Friday, December 14

The rape victims who helped free their alleged attacker

 The Guardian: "An innocent man charged with raping two British women in separate attacks on the island of Barbados has walked free after an extraordinary campaign by the victims he was accused of assaulting.

Dr Rachel Turner, 30, an academic from Hertfordshire, and Diane Davies, 63, a retired teacher from Anglesey, were forced to waive their anonymity as rape victims and even helped organise the defence costs of the accused man, Barbadian Derick Crawford, to prevent what they believed would have been a "terrible miscarriage of justice"."