Friday, 26 December 2008

'More sex offenders' go missing

'More sex offenders' go missing (BBC News, Tuesday, 23 December 2008)

The horror! Do the missing sex offenders include the man convicted of having sex with a bicycle (BBC News, Friday, 16 November 2007)? Better lock up your bike sheds then!
Child protection charities warned it was common for sex offenders to re-offend

Define 'common'. Some types of sex offence have the lowest reconviction rates among all crimes, according to government statistics, which regrettably leave out of consideration those cases where the victims were bicycles, shoes, traffic cones, or other inanimate objects involved in recent convictions.

The above article should be seen against the backdrop of a growing awareness that the sex offenders register as it is maintained in the UK breaches human rights:

Sex offenders win rights ruling (BBC News, Friday, 19 December 2008)

Of course, it is not politically correct to talk about this. And think about the poor underage Vettas, Konas and Raleighs!

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