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Stand Against Injustice

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On April 26, 1999, BBC TV presenter Jill Dando was murdered outside her home in London. Barry George was convicted and imprisoned for the murder but was later acquitted after an appeal and retrial. Stand Against Injustice is the powerful memoir of the sister of Barry George. For the first time, Michelle Diskin tells her story, the human side and truth behind one of recent history's most high profile and damaging miscarriages of justice whose life is inextricably interwoven in the drama, the trauma, the conspiracy and the fight for justice. A self-confessed "ordinary housewife," Diskin's voice weaves the personal everyday struggles that bring depth, color, and passion into what is an extraordinary account. A troubled childhood weighted with overbearing responsibility, fear and insecurity, depression, and the challenges of marriage and adult relationships, Diskin's life has never been easy. However, the one constant in her life - her faith in God - underpins and provides the foundation upon which she now stands - against injustice.

Product code: 9781910786246

ISBN 9781910786246
No. of pages 280
Dimensions H216xW138
Publisher Malcolm Down Publishing Ltd
Michelle Diskin came to prominence following the wrongful conviction and subsequent acquittal of her brother Barry George for the murder of BBC TV presenter Jill Dando. Here, she tells her story of what life was like during those years and how the miscarriage of justice involving her brother, has motivated her to campaign for other similar cases.