Forensic Linguistic evidence for the Ayia Napa rape case

Press/Media: Other

Release date: 30/12/2019

Media coverage

TitleUK tour firm used by teenager in gang rape case ends trips to Ayia Napa
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date3/01/20
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/03/uk-tour-firm-used-teenager-gang-case-ends-trips-ayia-napa
PersonsAndrea Nini
TitleCyprus rape case: Experts cast doubt on teenager’s confession
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Times
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date3/01/20
URLhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cyprus-rape-case-experts-cast-doubt-on-teenagers-confession-x8r9s3xcc?region=global
PersonsAndrea Nini
TitleUK teenager's rape retraction 'not written by native English speaker'
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date31/12/19
DescriptionThe 19-year-old woman's lawyer says an expert has done a mathematical analysis of the words in her statement.
URLhttps://news.sky.com/story/uk-teenagers-rape-retraction-not-written-by-native-english-speaker-11850573
PersonsAndrea Nini
TitleWoman Who Accused 12 Men of Rape Is Guilty of ‘Public Mischief’ in Cyprus
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe New York Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date30/12/19
URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/30/world/europe/cyprus-rape-british-woman.html
PersonsAndrea Nini

Media contributions

TitleRally in support of woman in Cyprus 'rape' case
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBBC Two
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/01/20
URLhttps://t.co/ftzeZcrV4p?amp=1
PersonsAndrea Nini
TitleBritish teenager's 'confession' over gang rape case WAS dictated by Cyprus police and uses 'phrases an English person wouldn't use', language expert finds
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date2/01/20
DescriptionThe statement was the crux of the case which saw the Briton convicted of lying. But forensic linguist Dr Nini said it was likely written by a non-English speaker. The woman says the statement is not her words and it was dictated to her. Dr Nini says she would have to be a 'criminal mastermind' to fake the language
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7846555/Language-expert-Confession-British-womans-Cyprus-rape-case-dictated-police.html
PersonsAndrea Nini

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