Thursday, March 14, 2019
Italy Outraged As Court Finds Victim Too Ugly To Be R*ped
The ruling has sparked outrage in Italy, prompting a flash mob Monday outside the Ancona court, where protesters shouted, “Shame!” and held up signs reading, “Indignation.”
The appeals sentence was handed down in 2017 — by an all-female panel — but the reasons behind it only emerged publicly when Italy’s high court annulled it on March 5 and ordered a retrial.
The Court of Cassation said Wednesday that its own reasons for ordering the retrial will be issued next month.