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Complainant Name:
Ms Aisha Delaney

Clauses Noted: 1, 12

Publication: Hull Daily Mail


Ms Aisha Delaney complained to the Press Complaints Commission, under Clause 1 (Accuracy) and Clause 12 (Discrimination) of the Editors' Code of Practice, about an article which contained a headline description of her as a "demonic woman".


The newspaper explained that the description had been taken from an interview with a police officer. The complaint was resolved after the PCC negotiated assurances from the newspaper about the circumstances in which it would use the description, in relation to the complainant, in the future.

Date Published: 27/05/2014

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