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Sick to death of the Human Rights Brigade


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When Tracy Ryan spotted a suspected burglar emerging from the dog sanctuary where she works, she thought she would have little problem pointing him out to police.


After all, he had a large port-wine stain on his face.

But when police set up an identity parade, they refused to take the man's distinctive birthmark into account - in case it infringed his human rights.


What about the victims human rights ?


I can see vigilante groups becoming more active as the law does nothing to help victims. Nowadays you can even kill someone and be out after 18 months.


Its getting worse.

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Maybe so, but the requirement to find 12 men of similar looks goes back to time immoral (as I prefer to call it).

Wish I had a pound for the number of times I have stood around a police station like Stockton Heath to find such " volunteers".

I am happy to give the present day police as much flak as anybody, but fairs fair. The act - photos - made life easier than formerly, but has virtually the same requirement.


Happy days

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I know it sounds crazy but thinking about it, I reckon it wouldn?t be too hard to try and hide your identity by dummying up a false birth mark or temporary tattoo. That?d be much easier than trying to change your facial characteristics and maybe that?s why the police are taking this approach? :roll:


Bill :)

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she should have set the bloody dogs on him!! :lol:


I agree with Baz!

Maybe they'd have got blood samples for DNA testing! :lol:


But as they didn't and as the main evidence is going to rely on a witness statement, then I have to agree with Bill!

Birthmarks would be pretty easy to fake...........or disguise either, so they couldn't be regarded as good evidence.


If the witness got a good look at him then she should be able to recognise him with or without the birthmark. If she didn't get a very good look at him then the evidence is unreliable.

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