Belinda was involved in first the case taken by the eight women. And in early reporting was referred to as ‘Jenny’ or ‘Karen’. On 22 June 2013 she and another of the claimants, Helen, spoke out using their real names, in the hope of increasing public understanding of the nature and effects of the police abuse.
October 23rd 2011 – The Guardian article that Belinda (as Jenny) appeared in was published.
November 2012 – Here is a transcript of a statement Belinda made explaining her experiences to a meeting held at the House of Commons.
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