Independent: Sex worker threatened with prosecution and deportation after reporting attack

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Sex worker threatened with prosecution and deportation after telling police how she was robbed at knifepoint Campaigners warn threats from police and Home Office against sex workers who report crimes make women reluctant to report violence committed against them May Bulman Sunday 13 August … Continue reading

Politics.co.uk: Sex worker robbed at knifepoint faces deportation after contacting police

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By Natalie Bloomer Friday, 11 August 2017 12:23 PM “Campaigners for sex workers’ rights say that by focusing on the prosecution and deportation of the worker rather than the attack against her, police were discouraging other women from coming to … Continue reading

Guardian: Police accused of threatening sex workers rather than pursuing brothel thieves

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Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent Thursday 3 August 2017 10.09 BST Labour frontbencher Keir Starmer concerned about priorities of Met police after spate of robberies of premises used for sex work in London Keir Starmer has sent a letter to Scotland … Continue reading

Guardian: If 70-year-old cleaners are convicted of running brothels, the law isn’t working

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Frankie Mullin Wednesday 2 August 2017 ​The prosecution of Christy Norman, a minimum-wage brothel cleaner who attempted to save a man’s life, has left Britain’s sex workers reeling ​   ‘In the UK, while selling sex is legal, most of … Continue reading

i News: Elderly cleaner who tried to save a man’s life convicted of brothel-keeping

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The “vulnerable” pensioner insists she has nothing to do with the running of the massage parlour where she worked as a cleaner. Rachel Roberts Wednesday July 26th 2017 The conviction of an elderly cleaner for brothel-keeping after she tried to … Continue reading

i News: 70-year-old cleaner tried to save a man’s life – arrested for ‘brothel-keeping’

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By Katie Grant Thursday 13 July 2017 An elderly cleaner is facing trial for brothel-keeping after rushing to the aid of a man who collapsed at the massage parlour where she worked and attempting to save his life. The “vulnerable” … Continue reading