Government plans for young and vulnerable victims of crimes to be protected from appearing in court comes after a warning from the head of a leading charity.
Victim Support chief executive Javed Khan said:
Are we really waiting for a child witness to kill themselves before we accept that the adversarial culture of our courtrooms is wrong?
If things stay the same I fear it's only a matter of time before the worst happens.
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