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A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year
Violence doesn't have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender, writes Solnit.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 14:07 GMT
Notorious killer Charles Manson denied parole
California court rejects 77-year-old's 12th bid to be released after hearing that he "remains danger to public".
Last updated: 12 Apr 2012 07:20 GMT
Polanski escapes extradition to US
Swiss authorities decide against film director's extradition over unlawful sex.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2010 19:51 GMT
US requests Polanski extradition
Officials ask Switzerland for director to be extradited over child-sex case.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2009 10:18 GMT
Director Polanski files for release
Lawyers for film director begin proceedings to fight his extradition to the US.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2009 18:19 GMT
Polanski arrest prompts appeals
France and Poland urge Switzerland to free film-maker arrested over 1977 sex charge.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2009 15:43 GMT
Film-maker Polanski arrested
Swiss police take director into custody on 31-year-old US arrest warrent.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2009 15:11 GMT
Film-maker Polanski wins libel case
Celebrated film-maker Roman Polanski has won his libel case against Vanity Fair, ending a week-long trial in which he gave video evidence from Paris to avoid extradition to America where he is wanted for having sex with a girl aged 13.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2005 16:25 GMT
From virtual reality to virtual justice
Legal precedent will be set when film director Roman Polanski gives evidence in an English court via video link from a Paris hotel room in order to avoid the risk of extradition to the US.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2005 15:01 GMT
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