Dia Internacional contra la violència envers les dones

El dia 25 de novembre se celebra cada any el Dia Internacional contra la violència envers les Dones. Enguany des dels SIADs Pallars Sobirà i Sort s’ha organitzat un acte al Casal de la Gent Gran de Sort a les 18 hores.

L’acte consisteix en la realització de dues xerrades, una sobre la violència de gènere a càrrec dels Mossos d’Esquadra i l’altra sobre els micromasclismes a càrrec de la Sra. Cristina Simó.

En finalitzar l’acte es llegirà el Manifest del 25 de novembre  per part de membres de l’Associació de Jubilats Sant Feliu de Sort i l’Associació d’Immigrants del Pallars.

Podeu veure, adjunts, la invitació a l’acte i el cartell de l’activitat.


Britain's biggest unsolved murders Newsreader Jill Dando was killed by one bullet to the temple [PA] Thankfully, they do solve most murders. Yet there are currently around 1,000 cases, some dating back more than a century, which remain unsolved. pre bonded hairNow in our second fascinating true crime special, JAMES MOORE reveals some of the cases that have left detectives baffled or simply wringing their hands over the years. And we talk to an expert on why some killings are so difficult to crack. Jill Dando was shot in 1999 at her home in west London [PA] Case File 1: Jill Dando

The crime: It was the death of a much-loved celebrity that shocked the nation. As a newsreader, as well as presenter of the Holiday programme and Crimewatch, Jill Dando, 37, was at the top of her game professionally. She was also engaged to gynaecologist Alan Farthing, who went on to help oversee the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy. But on April 26 1999, she was gunned down on the doorstep of her home on Gowan Avenue in Fulham, west London. At about 11.30 that morning, as she returned home, she was about to put the key in her lock when she was grabbed by the arm and forced to the ground. A single bullet was then fired through her head at point-blank range. The murder weapon, a 9mm calibre automatic pistol had been pressed against her temple. The gunman must have known that this way he was less likely to be spattered with his victim’s blood. remy hair extensionsJill was found by a neighbour about a quarter of an hour later in a pool of blood. She was still wearing her engagement ring. The police were called immediately but paramedics failed to save Jill. She was declared dead on arrival at Charing Cross Hospital just after 1pm. Barry George was convicted of her murder but later acquitted [PA] The investigation: Over 2,000 possible suspects were identified by the police, who took 5,000 calls about the crime. One neighbour told of seeing a 6ft white man walking away from the scene. But another, who was driving a car past the property, says he saw an olive-skinned, Mediterranean man outside with Dando. More than a year after the shooting, unemployed loner and sex offender Barry George was arrested and later charged with the killing. In 2001, the 41-year-old, who had lived half a mile from Jill’s home, was convicted of her murder. At the heart of the case was a tiny piece of gunpowder residue found in his pocket. Yet doubts persisted about whether George was responsible. In 2008, at a re-trial, he was acquitted when forensic evidence was found to be unreliable, though he was denied compensation.

The murder scene at Jill Dando's house [PA] There has since been criticism that the police focused too much on Barry George. Theories as to who else might have murdered Jill have sprung up, including speculation that she was the victim of a contract killing, possibly by an East European gang in revenge for her work on Crimewatch or because of Britain’s role in the Serbian conflict at the time. Jill’s agent John Roseman recently said: “I always felt this was a professional hit.” However, despite another extensive forensic review of the case by Scotland Yard, detectives have failed to throw up new leads about who might have been responsible. Barry George himself has said: “The real killer is out there somewhere and the police aren’t looking for him.” Verdict: Likely to remain a mystery. perruques cheveux naturelsMelanie Hall was missing for 13 years before her body was found [PA] Case File 2: Melanie Hall The crime: On October 5, 2009, a worker on a slip road on the M5 near Thornbury, South Glos, discovered of a bag of bones. Two days later they were identified as 25-year-old Melanie Hall, a hospital clerical worker from Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts, missing since 1996.Melanie had been out in Bath on Saturday June 8 with her boyfriend, a German doctor called Philip Kurlbaum, and another couple when they decided to go to a nightclub called Cadillacs. Kurlbaum left the club early on his own and Hall was last seen sitting on a stool at the edge of the dance floor at 1.10am.When she failed to turn up for work her disappearance was reported to police by her parents. After her remains were found 13 years later, a post mortem concluded that she had died from severe head injuries. Her body had been wrapped in bin liners and bound by 4mm diameter blue rope. Levi Bellfield is a potential suspect [PA] The investigation: After Melanie’s disappearance a team of 60 from Avon and Somerset Police interviewed 850 people at the club and 1,250 cab drivers. Years passed until the discovery of her body and though arrests were made shortly afterwards, no-one has been charged. However, Detective Superintendent Mike Courtiour, leading the inquiry, says: “We have recently received information concerning the origin of the blue rope. It is significant information.” Police also think they have found a car that might be relevant, a white, Volkswagen Golf GTi cabriolet. Criminologist David Wilson believes there may be a link to Milly Dowler’s killer, Levi Bellfield, who travelled to the Bath area to buy drugs. He says: “When you put all the pieces together the police would do well to look again at the Hall case with Levi Bellfield as a potential suspect.”

Verdict: Some promising new leads. Suzy Lamplugh's body was never found [LONDON NEWS] Case File 3: Suzy Lamplugh The crime: On a summer’s day in 1986, 25-year-old estate agent Suzy Lamplugh went to meet a client in Fulham in south-west London. From the diary entry she left it seemed to be routine. The appointment for 12.45pm on July 28 was with a Mr Kipper. Suzy, wearing a grey skirt, dark jacket and low stiletto heels, was last seen at 1pm with a 5ft 8in man aged 25 to 30 with swept back hair and a dark suit outside the property. When she didn’t return her colleagues raised the alarm. Police found Suzy’s car, a white Ford Fiesta, outside another property for sale more than a mile away. The vehicle had been left with its doors open and Suzy’s purse in the door pocket. The ignition key was missing. But Suzy was never heard from again and her body was never found. In 1994, she was officially declared dead, presumed murdered. John Cannan has protested his innocence over the alleged murder [SWNS] “The real killer is out there somewhere and the police aren’t looking for him.” Barry George, convicted and then acquitted of Jill Dando's murder perruques cheveuxThe investigation: As many as 40 detectives were assigned to the case and thousands of lines of inquiry were followed up. DNA testing was even carried out on 800un-identified bodies. In 2000, police re-opened the case and, two years later named convicted murderer and rapist John Cannan, above, as their prime suspect. It was claimed that the former car salesman, currently serving life for a murder in Bristol in 1987, went by the nickname of Kipper inside prison. He had also been let out of Wormwood Scrubs prison, where he had been serving a sentence for rape, three days before Suzy went missing. However it was decided that there was insufficient evidence to bring charges. Cannan himself has protested his innocence. Suzy’s body has still not been found. Verdict: Is the killer already behind bars?

The crimes: They are the murders that have gripped Britain for more than a century. In 1888, London’s East End was rocked by a serial killer. The victims, all killed within a mile of each other, were prostitutes and had their throats cut before their bodies were left mutilated and organs removed. Jack the Ripper is believed to have been responsible for at least five deaths – Mary Ann Nichols, 43, Annie Chapman, 47, Elizabeth Stride, 45, Catherine Eddowes, 46, and Mary Jane Kelly, 25. But he may have been responsible for as many as 11. The name Jack the Ripper, came from a letter sent to police, from someone claiming to be the killer. There were other letters. One package contained a kidney. The suspects: There have been over 100 different people suggested as the killer. Here are just some of them… The Duke of Clarence: Queen’s Victoria’s grandson has been in the frame since the 1960s when it was claimed that madness, caused from syphilis, had driven him to commit the crimes. Walter Sickert: The famous painter has been named by crime writer Patricia Cornwell. She believes the clues are hidden in his artworks. George Chapman: A Polish man who had emigrated to England and changed his name shortly before the murders. The prime suspect of Ripper detective InspectorAbberline, Chapman was eventually found guilty of poisoning three mistresses and hanged. James Maybrick: In 1992 a diary supposedly written by the cotton merchant was found, in which he claimed to be the killer. But many think the book is a hoax. Dr Thomas Neill Cream: A Scottish doctor who was hanged in 1892 for poisoning prostitutes in South London. Verdict: Debate still raging. Jessie James had been shot three times Case File 4: Jessie James The crime: Manchester’s Moss Side has long had a reputation for high levels of crime. But when schoolboy Jessie James was murdered seven years ago the city and the nation were left appalled at the senselessness of the crime. lace front wigsJessie was just 15 years old when, on a late summer night, he cycled to a party at the West Indian Centre before going on to another party with friends. At around 1am on September 9, 2006, he was riding his mountain bike across Broadfield Park, when around nine gunshots rang out and the group fled the scene. The youngster was left in a pool of blood and it wasn’t until 90 minutes later, when Jessie’s friends retraced their steps and found his body, that police were alerted. He had been shot three times with a semi- automatic pistol. Jessie's family believe his death was gang-related [PA] The investigation: The area was notorious for its warring gangs and police were largely met with a wall of silence. Police believe Jessie may have been mistakenly targeted and was in the wrong place at the wrong time. His mother, Barbara Reid, above, has claimed that Jessie had been shot because he refused to join either of the rival gangs in the area despite being put under pressure. She says: “They wanted him to take sides but Jessie didn’t want that.” Greater Manchester Police last night said the case was still open, adding: “We urge anyone with any information to come forward.” Verdict: Was it gangland revenge or a case of mistaken identity? Kate Bushell was murdered in 1997 Case File 5: Kate Bushell

The crime: On November 15, 1997, schoolgirl Kate Bushell left her home in Exwick, Devon, and took her neighbour’s dog for a walk. She said she would be 20 minutes. When Kate, 14, who had left at 4.30pm, failed to return from the Saturday afternoon walk her parents alerted the authorities. Her father Jeremy, 44, went to look for Kate with a policeman. To his horror he found her body in a field just 300 yards away, along with a police officer who had been called to the scene. Kate’s throat had been cut with a sharp instrument – probably a knife. She was still dressed, though some of her clothes had been disturbed. The Jack Russell she was walking was still with her. Locals said they saw a blood-soaked man fleeing the scene. The investigation: Devon and Cornwall police put 150 officers on the case. Detective Superintendent Mike Stephens, who led the murder inquiry, said: “It was a mindless, ruthless attack.” There could be links between Kate’s death and the unsolved murder of housewife Linda Bryant, 41, stabbed walking her dog in Truro, Cornwall, in October 1998. Verdict: No new leads. Billie-Jo Jenkins was brutally murdered with an 18in metal tent peg [PA] Case File 6: Billie-Jo Jenkins The crime: Billie-Jo Jenkins was placed in foster care at the age of nine with a couple called Siôn and Lois Jenkins and moved from east London to Hastings, East Sussex, with the family, which also included their four other daughters. On February 15, 1997, Billie-Jo was found in a pool of blood on the patio of their six-bedroom Victorian home. She had horrendous head injuries. The youngster, who had been painting the patio doors at the time, had been battered with an 18in metal tent peg. She was found by foster father Siôn, then a deputy headmaster. cosplay wigsAntoni Imiela is a key suspect after Sion was freed {NORTH NEWS] The investigation: Siôn was arrested nine days after the murder. In July 1998 he was found guilty at Lewes Crown Court and jailed for life. He spent six years behind bars but always protested his innocence, saying Billie-Jo must have been killed while he was on a trip to a DIY shop. In 2004, he was freed on appeal pending a retrial in 2004. Juries in two subsequent retrials failed to reach verdicts and Siôn was acquitted in 2006. He split from his wife Lois and got hitched to Tina Ferneyhough, a 58-year-old millionaire art dealer. Then he moved to Portsmouth, where he studied for a doctorate in criminology. Last year, Billie-Jo’s family asked police to investigate links to the notorious M25 rapist, Antoni Imiela, who lived nearby. He is currently in prison for a string of attacks on women. Billie-Jo’s aunt, Margaret Coster, said: “Somebody murdered Billie-Jo and we’ve got to find out who it was.” Siôn, now 54, has said: “There is evidence that is available that needs to be analysed afresh with an open mind.” But Sussex Police told the Daily Star: “There are no plans to review or reopen the investigation into the death of Billie-Jo Jenkins. However, as with any such case, we are always keen to hear from anyone with new information which may lead to a new line of inquiry.” The verdict: On the loose, or already behind bars?