Galloway sacked as political columnist for rape remarks, MP demands female justice minister, after rape comments

Rape or politics? Assange sex case splits Britain Reuters Poll finds men more sympathetic to Assange than women. * Politician says alleged rape was “bad sexual etiquette”. * Case reveals disturbing attitudes to rape – women’s groups.

George Galloway sacked as political columnist for rape remarks The Guardian Already a weekly columnist for the Record newspaper, Galloway, the MP for Bradford West, had been hired recently to write regular columns for Holyrood, a fortnightly magazine covering the devolved parliament in Edinburgh and mainstream Scottish politics.

MP demands female justice minister, after rape comments BBC News David Cameron should appoint a female justice minister following recent comments by male politicians about rape, a Tory MP has said. Louise Mensch said women were “fed up with male politicians diminishing, dismissing and demeaning the horrific crime of 

David Cameron’s cabinet reshuffle: gossip, guesswork and predictions The Guardian (blog) Barely two, possibly three, weeks to go before David Cameron’s predicted reshuffle, the first such unforced exercise since the general election. Yet the … Cameron has the Lib Dems to consider – a very inhibiting fact – and he also has gender (women …

George Galloway condemned by party leader over rape comments The Guardian Galloway, the MP for Bradford West, had claimed that even if the complaints made against Assange by two women in Sweden were “100% true”, they still could not be considered rape. “They don’t constitute rape,” he said in a video podcast on Monday…

Galloway attacked by party leader The Press Association Respect MP George Galloway has been attacked by the leader of his own party over his controversial claim that a rape allegation against WikiLeaks campaigner Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad “sexual etiquette”.

Galloway just keeps digging with Assange rape ‘clarification’ The Independent George Galloway has refused to retract his comments that the sexual offences allegedly committed by Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad “sexual etiquette” – despite the leader of his own party condemning them as “deeply disappointing and 

George Galloway defends Julian Assange claim The Guardian Galloway provoked a furious response from women’s groups after he said in a video podcast that even if the complaints made against the WikiLeaks founder by two women in Sweden were true, they did not constitute rape…

Galloway Defends Comments On Assange Case Sky News Respect MP George Galloway has defended his comments about the rape allegations against Julian Assange, as his own party’s leader and a criminal lawyer slate his statements. Mr Assange, who is currently holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, ..

Galloway ‘clarifies’ rape comments amid growing storm BBC News In a podcast on Monday, Mr Galloway, MP for Bradford West, created a storm by suggesting that one of the women concerned had consensual sex with Mr Assange and then “woke up to him having sex with her again” – arguing that this did not constitute rape.

George Galloway: Julian Assange rape allegations nothing but ‘bad sexual … Telegraph.co.uk Mr Assange denies the allegations. “Even taken at its worst, if the allegations made by these two women were true, 100 percent true, and even if a camera in the room captured them, they don’t constitute rape,” Mr Galloway said.

Galloway defends rape comments Bradford Telegraph and Argus Bradford West MP George Galloway has defended his claim that a sexual assault allegation against WikiLeaks campaigner Julian Assange amounted to no more than “bad sexual etiquette” as the storm created by his comments continued today.

George Galloway draws fire over Julian Assange rape comments GlobalPost British parliamentarian George Galloway has drawn controversy by saying allegations made against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange “don’t constitute rape.”

Galloway defends Assange case claim ic Solihull.co.uk Respect MP George Galloway has defended his controversial claim that a rape allegation against WikiLeaks campaigner Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad “sexual etiquette”. Mr Galloway provoked a furious response from women’s groups after 

Akin to Idiocy, or George Galloway’s Insertion Democratic Underground And it’s only Monday. In a mid-August special, the Republican candidate for the Senate Todd Akin and balcony diva Julian Assange’s best friend George Galloway have come together to bring you the truth about rape. What it is and what it isn’t. Akin, who ..

Goodnight with George Galloway NBCNews.com (blog) During a 31-minute podcast, Galloway discussed the claims made by two Swedish woman against Assange in graphic detail, claiming that his alleged behavior was at worst “bad manners” but “not rape…

Women’s rights runs in my veins, so I’ll be joining a new march on parliament The Guardian (blog) The event will give women and men from across the UK the opportunity to speak truth to power by lobbying their MPs en masse. Parliament will be treated to a chorus of voices calling for an end to the attacks on women’s rights and greater commitment to

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