[IMC-UK-Features] Proposed Corporate Watch feature on WikiLeaks
winjer at piombo.org
Wed Dec 22 07:14:45 PST 2010
> I thought they'd agreed it was consensual sex but unprotected. Of course i
> agree we shouldn't join this misogynistic campaign and down-play the
> charges in case they turn out to be true. We can change the working to
> simply say 'alleged sex offences'.
'Alleged sex offences' is weak, as the accusation is of rape, the
actually published 'alleged sex charges' is simply awful.
>> Rape in scare quotes, seriously?
> Because it wasn't established that it was rape.
>> Source for this?
> One of the articles posted on Indy, which seems quite informed, linked to
> in the abstract.
It appears to be entirely based on a quote from Assange's media
lawyer, the same one who invented 'sex-by-surprise'. I can't see any
justification for Indymedia to uncritically repeat this claim.
Sorry for my late response.
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