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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 1, 11

Publication: Daily Star


A woman complained that she had been identified as an alleged rape victim in an article that contained inaccuracies.


The newspaper said the claims made by the woman had never been tested in court and were strongly disputed by the alleged perpetrator. It argued that the report was accurate. However, following mediation by the PCC, it agreed to remove the article from its website and the complaint was resolved on this basis.

Date Published: 03/03/2011

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