#DrosRape – Time to review the law protecting rape accused

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3 October 2018, The Citizen, Helene Eloff

In an opinion piece titled “Dros rape: Media must strive to minimise harm,” Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird points out that the media focused greatly on legal technicalities in reporting on the incident. “The focus on the perpetrator and his identity and the anger take away from what arguably should be the focus – the rape of a seven-year-old girl,” he rightly stated.

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