3 March 2012
To White Ribbon
To whom it may concern,
My best friend was murdered in 2011 by her partner. I warned police before hand her life was in danger and they ignored it, breaching the code of practice 2010 I have since learned.
It has taken almost two years to work out why her death was white washed and gather the evidence. The most conclusive being the tampering of the evidence I supplied to the coroner.
Unfortunately the Coroner has made it clear she is has known this all along and will not put aside her finding nor is any action to be initiated against police. Professional standards are also on board saying they can see no wrong
doing by police--tampering with evidence is now legal.
The overwhelming feature of this case is the enormous amount of supporting evidence I have including specialist reports that concur with my
The other thing that proves I have it right, not that there is any doubt, is the police reaction when I informed them I know what has occurred and can prove it. They immediately raided
my home and have me up on bogus charges of stalking the officer concerned, and in frank discussion have made me aware they don't give a shit about my friend’s life they want me to stop perusing the matter and have put a gagging order on me
as well. Again I wrote to Ethical Standards and the OPI warning that I expected a ramping up of police aggression, and heard nothing.
Rachael Anne Keogh's life was more precious to me than my own,
and I will never back down-she deserves everything I can give her and she will get nothing less.I am not afraid of thugs that think they have the god given right to do as they please--which in this case means allowing Rachael's killer
to go free with police protection to stalk his next victim and take possession of my friend's car and house as a reward.
I read we've got your back mate, yet I have wrote twice on this matter and
haven't even received an acknowledgement.
Again I attach a PDF of the tampering of evidence which is conclusive but by no means is it close to all the evidence I have. This case is water tight
that is why the police are determined that the facts should not see the light of day--but they will never wear me down because I will not comply with laws that the police continually breach themselves and are used with evil intent. I will breach
the gagging order and go public as soon as I have made all the preparations required, as I owe it to my friend Rachael and it is in the public interest that those involved are exposed.
woman's highest calling is to lead a man to his soul so as to unite him with Source.... A man's highest calling is to protect woman so she is free to walk the earth unharmed"
American Indian proverb.
Every life is a precious precious gift that no one has the right to take away and I will never stand for Rachael's life being treated as expendable worthless garbage-I will die first.
The only question is whether I continue this fight alone, or that you do have the back of those that are willing to stand up fight shoulder to shoulder.
I await you response
David James Dieni
Response from White Ribbon
Thank you for your email to White Ribbon Australia.
work focuses on the primary prevention of violence against women and as part of its broader remit, White Ribbon does not comment or provide advocacy on individual cases. The focus of the White Ribbon Campaign is on engaging the broader community in violence
prevention through programs in settings such as schools, workplaces and the community.
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To the CEO White Ribbon
Dear Ms Hibbard,
Prevention means uncovering the role of the police when it occurs, it is your duty to speak out against
all cases of domestic violence, especially when the state is involved.
You have been made aware that a psychopath that has murdered his last victim is not only on the loose, but that he stalks his
next victim with police protection. When he strikes again, and he will, you will have the opportunity to explain how your organization put this in the too hard basket and another family has gone through the unnecessary pain and anguish that destroys
those left behind. You can prevent this from occurring-you have the resources-it is within your brief but you choose not to, and hang out a person to dry that is doing what your organization asks
men to do.
Jill Meager is dead because a psychopath that had raped 16 women and was beyond treatment was let out to save money (serving less than 6 months for each offence) and
then the government cynically use her death to promote CTV cameras. Do you think her partner is unaware of this--I can tell you first hand he is not. Don't spend the money on cameras, spend on proper detention facilities.
Cowardliness in the face of evil, is the greatest of all evils, because it hides the source and it continues unchecked.
It takes courage to stand up to all abuse,
no matter where it comes from. I do not lack the courage, public recognition of this heinous crime, as that is what it is, will offer some protection. I have committed no crime other than I should defy the police who are not attempting to hide the fact that
a murder has taken place in frank discussions, as we are all aware this has occurred they just want me to leave their member alone, which requires that a murderer go free who has a history of domestic violence The coroner is no less casual
as she tells me "she is not interested in evidence?"
Have you any idea what its like to watch your friend die? I spent four years taking care of Rachael Keogh in my home. I discovered
she had borderline personality disorder because i cared enough to learn, to watch to observe, because I was pro-active, because I could see what a beautiful person she was, gentle kind thoughtful and smart as a whip--that had been abused
in ways i cannot bear to think of. She has no family, I am it--her family and her best friend. They have wiped her from the face of the earth like she was garbage, and they tell me I must accept this. That
I have not taken matters into my own hands to evicted the creature from my friend home and give him the beating he deserves is a miracle, and if I did, I would be painted a violent criminal.
I am fighting
for her dignity, and it takes guts to stand up to the system alone, but Rachael deserves nothing less than all I have, to my last breath. That we live in a society where this can openly take place and everyone buries their head with one excuse or another
is a very sad state of affairs....human life has come to mean so little, real courage, which means having principles and sticking to them through thick and thin, is nowhere to be found . Rachael will falsely appear as another suicide statistic on
a file somewhere, just another meaningless name and number, who really cares.
To the CEO White Ribbon
Dear Ms Hibbard, "White Ribbon invites men to swear an oath never to commit,
excuse or remain silent about violence against women. The White Ribbon Oath is a commitment to promote positive attitudes and behaviours towards women and, when needed, intervene safely to prevent violence against women."
13. Offering support and taking action
Experience has shown that when people start
to talk about violence they can often feel compelled to disclose their own experience. Alternatively you may recognise the signs of violence in a family member, friend, neighbour or work colleague and wonder what to do.
You are in clear breach of your own charter. You are being silent and you are putting further lives at risk in doing so. To blithely say "we are not an advocacy group" regarding the lives of defenceless women
is self righteous bourgeoisie pedantry, washing your hands of it like Pontius Pilate.
Your organization does advocate intervention in individual cases, if that is not advocacy I don't know what
is. To offer any excuse as legitimate for allowing a predator to fly under the radar, especially from an organization such as yours is tragic and makes the whole thing a farce.....Tony Abbot....how does he get a Guernsey?
David James Dieni
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The violence perpetrated by men against
women must stop and it is up to men to stop it.
The victims are not merely statistics; they are wives, sisters, mothers, daughters and friends. Good men cannot and will not sit on the sidelines
while those they love are at risk of harm.
The White Ribbon Campaign is about recognising the positive role that men play in preventing violence against women. It fosters and encourages male leadership
in the prevention of violence against women, based on the understanding that most men are not violent.
The Campaign is a means for men to speak out against violence against women, and to safely
and effectively challenge the attitudes and behaviours of a minority of men who use or condone violence against women.
White Ribbon Australia believes in the capacity of the individual to change
and to encourage change in others. Our generation can and must work towards stopping violence against women so that all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse.
The prevention of
violence against women will change society for the better.
White Ribbon team
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Institute of Criminology reports that 36 per cent of all homicides take place in a domestic setting and 73 per cent of those involve a woman being killed by their male partner.
Bureau of Statistics data indicates that that one in three Australian women over the age of 15 reports having experienced physical or sexual violence at some time in their lives.
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