Evil in the Suburbs by Cindy Wockner
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Evil in the Suburbs
By Cindy Wockner

Evil in the Suburbs

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Evil in the Suburbs by Cindy Wockner

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In August 2000 a gang of rapists lured 12 victims from train stations and via the internet in a series of planned attacks. One 16-year-old was staked to the ground by a dozen men and raped repeatedly. Another young teenager was assaulted by 14 men up to 25 times at three different locations. In 2002 the ringleader of the rapists was sentenced to 55 years for his part in the gang rapes. After appealing, the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal reduced Skaf's 55-year sentence to a maximum of 38 years, with parole available after 32 years. Apart from the acts of violence, the rape cases caused volatile debate about race and religion in Australia. The rapists were Lebanese Muslims and, in several cases the men used racial slurs, calling their victims 'Aussie bushpigs' and telling them they should try it 'Leb style'. The cases focused attention on the whole idea of multiculturalism and what it means to be Australian and they split the Muslim/Christian communities of western Sydney. This book will tell the full confronting story of each of the cases - beginning with the first rape which occurred just as Sydney was dressing up for the 2000 Olympics. It will cover the police investigations that closed the net on the offenders - many of whom were found to be involved in multiple gang rapes. It will also give a heart-wrenching account of the ordeals too many teenage girls experienced at the hands of the gang, as well as their vindication after substantial jail sentences were delivered in court.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863253963
ISBN-10: 1863253963
Classification: True crime , Sexual abuse & harassment
Format: Paperback (234mm x 153mm x mm)
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: Australia

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