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Virginity Tests At Heathrow On Immigrant Women (read Indian)

In India, Women's Issues on February 2, 2010 at 9:11 pm

Wow! This story rips right past the WTF line! What bloody nerve!

(read full post at the Guardian) Gynaecological tests on immigrant women are to be stopped, the Home Secretary announced yesterday. He instructed immigration officers not to ask for examinations to find out if passengers had borne children or had sexual relations.

Mr Rees has acted swiftly after the Guardian’s disclosures on Thursday that immigrant women were being subjected to examinations at Heath­row airport to determine whether they were bona fide fiancées or married women.

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