Genital mutilation convictions overturned after new evidence showing victims remain intact

Genital mutilation convictions overturned after new evidence showing victims remain intact

By Emily Laurence Posted August 11, 2018 08:44:45 Photo: Shabbir Mohammedbhai Vaziri and the two women had their convictions quashed. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) A mother, a former registered nurse and Sydney Islamic sect leader convicted in Australia’s first female genital mutilation court case — seen as a breakthrough in prosecuting …

‘Poster boy’ for Queensland campaign to expunge historic gay convictions not eligible, lawyer says

‘Poster boy’ for Queensland campaign to expunge historic gay convictions not eligible, lawyer says

Updated July 30, 2018 12:51:18 Photo: Alan Raabe (second from left) with Queensland Premier Annastascia Palaszczuk and Attorney-General Yvette D’ath (Supplied) The face of the Queensland Government’s move to expunge convictions related to homosexuality may be unable to clear his name under the new laws. Alan Raabe, 64, stood by …