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Barbados: “Provoked” to Murder?

Categories: Caribbean, Barbados, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Women & Gender

Barbados Free Press [1] and Barbados Underground [2] are outraged that a dangerous precedent has been set by the Director of Public Prosecutions’ recent decision to “[drop] a charge of murder to manslaughter because the murdered woman had refused sex and therefore ‘provoked’ her killer.”