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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

knife or 'wife' crime?

Media coverage of knife crime against and between teenagers to date ensured that the case of Arsema Dawit was framed as 'knife' crime - which is bad but not completely out of control - rather than the more prosaic crimes against women -rape, 'honour' killing, stalking, domestic violence etc.

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