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Mr Peter Joyce describes the process how he managed and got through false sex allegations.

Filed under: General — Lukenz @ 9:48 am Tue 28th September 2021

Bettina speaks with New Zealander Peter Joyce, the author of Dry Ice, which documents the seven-month ordeal which followed a false allegation of historical rape. Peter, a retired English teacher, first heard about the allegation when a detective turned up at the door and announced Peter had been accused a rape by a daughter of a friend – whom he had never met. It turned out that she had accused her father of repeatedly and systematically raping her in her childhood and recruiting his friends, including Peter, to do the same.


  1. I joined his blog a while ago and have heard nothing. There is no way to contact him. I want to buy a print copy of his book but I can’t find a way. The last time I looked, there was one available on Amazon but I’d rather go to the book writer themselves and avoid giving Amazon a cut.

    Comment by golfa — Tue 28th September 2021 @ 10:49 am

  2. He makes very good arguments in the video.
    His comments on rape myths, for example.
    Pointing out there effects.
    Both those that increase conviction rates.
    And lessen conviction rates.

    The desire to have judge only trials.
    Jury’s far less, predictable.
    Judges, non compliant to rape myths, not employed.
    If the case got to court, they must be guilty.
    The prosecutor, deciding guilt, already.

    As this man discovered.
    The punishment, will be in the process.
    The innocent, crippled financially, no trial required.
    Jobs lost, reputations ruined.
    Evidence of innocence, given, ignored.

    I recently read of a case where the male spent $500,000 on lawyers.
    Spent most of a year in prison.
    And eventually was found innocent on some charges.
    And undecided on others, so not guilty.
    Effectively bankrupting the person, and his family.

    How if the prosecution was correct.
    Did the not guilty verdicts take place.
    Even the undecided verdicts.
    Beyond reasonable doubt, is not achieved.
    The file, on the not convicted, remains open.

    And what of the proven innocent.
    Not just, an undecided, not guilty.
    When innocence, is beyond reasonable doubt.
    Collateral damage, ignored.
    The income creator, the accuser, shielded from harm.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Sun 3rd October 2021 @ 10:16 am

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