Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain in the Autumn for a month or so 'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot
Friday, 17 February 2006
Italy and rape
The supreme court in Italy has issued a verdict based on a judgement that the rape of a woman is mitigated if that person was 'sexually active' (i.e. not a virgin) - even when it concerns a 14-year old girl. This has provoked a furious reaction in Italy. Unsurprisingly.