What It's Really Like To Give Evidence When You're The Alleged Victim

the quicky

06 Dec 2020 · 18 minutes

What It's Really Like To Give Evidence When You're The Alleged Victim
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When you sit in the witness box to give evidence at a trial where something bad has happened to you, you might think it's your chance to tell your story.

But for many, the cross examination from the defence council has been flagged as sometimes more traumatising than the original crime.

Paris Street, the boy who bravely took on the man who groomed him, tells us what it's really like to have your truth twisted and your faith in justice destroyed by the system.

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CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Guest Booker: Mel Sauer

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

Guests: Paris Street and Author of Witness: An investigation Into The Brutal Cost Of Seeking Justice Louise Milligan

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