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.theguardian - 2 month ago

Australia s attorney general comes forward to deny historical rape allegation

Christian Porter reveals he is figure at centre of accusation dating back to 1988 and says the alleged incident ‘simply did not happen’Australia’s attorney general, Christian Porter, has dismissed a historical rape accusation against him as “entirely untrue” after outing himself as the subject of claims made by a woman who took her own life last year.Fronting the media for an at-times tearful news conference, Porter also resisted calls to stand aside as the country’s first law officer amid growing criticism of how the conservative government has handled accusations of rape and sexual assault. Continue reading...


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