I'm with the rest of the guys, no matter how tough - and it will be tough - it has to be done.
New to this summed it up in a sentence
Deal with it now or re-live it for ever.
He also says it's easy for us to say, we aint doing it. And he's right.
Most of us dont have the chance or the courage.
I'd like to think I would if the chance arises.
My friends daughter has just seen her ex "boyfriend" jailed for 12 years for beating and raping her. She was 19 at the time and is the mother of his baby.
But it was her testimony that jailed him, just hers. An incredibly brave girl, she has problems and needs help and therapy, but it's there.
And she has protection from the rapists brothers by the police.
i know we have different laws and policing, but I dont doubt that a level of anonimity will be maintained if at all possible.
These people lose a lot of influence over their accomplices once jailed, and a long sentence cools their thoughts of revenge.
The only way to get these people behind bars for a long time is evidence, and that coes from extremly brave people who believe in themselves and the rights of others to live without fear.