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Jian Ghomeshi's 'Not Guilty' verdict sparks massive outcry of anger #‎IBelieveSurvivors‬

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Jian Ghomeshi's 'Not Guilty' verdict sparks massive outcry of anger #‎IBelieveSurvivors‬
Ontario Judge William Horkins has found former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi not guilty of the four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking brought against him by three women.

Earlier today, Horkins came to the conclusion that Ghomeshi was to be acquitted based on the fact that the women’s testimonies were inconsistent and "tainted by outright deception." 

Throughout the trial, it was revealed that all three women had kept contact with Ghomeshi following the alleged assaults and had failed to mention this in their initial statements. As it turns out, one of the women had sent him a bikini photo a year after their encounter while another sent him an email saying she wanted to have sex. The third actually slept with Ghomeshi following the incident in question.

Ghomeshi's lawyer jumped on these facts to prove that the women’s testimonies were "so riddled with inconsistencies and improbabilities and proven lies under oath that it cannot be said to prove anything."

The verdict sparked a massive outcry of anger and the trending hashtag #‎IBelieveSurvivors‬.
What do you think of the decision?