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    19 People Who Think Rolf Harris Got Off Lightly

    Artist and television star sentenced to five years and nine months for indecent assault.

    Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been convicted of indecently assaulting four girls in the United Kingdom between 1968 and 1986.

    Harris was sentenced to five years and nine months at London's Southwark Crown Court. Social media erupted with opinions on the verdict.

    1.

    How the fuck Rolf Harris gets not even 6 years for raping kids while people get that long for getting into a fight beats me #makesmecrook

    Jake Higgins@J__Higgins

    How the fuck Rolf Harris gets not even 6 years for raping kids while people get that long for getting into a fight beats me #makesmecrook

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2.

    How did Rolf Harris only get 5 years and nine months? That isn't even six months for each of the 12 charges.

    NM Fissler@neilfissler

    How did Rolf Harris only get 5 years and nine months? That isn't even six months for each of the 12 charges.

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3.

    Rolf Harris gets 5 years man !!!??youngest victim was 8, hope he gets shagged to death in jail

    A Wylie@AndrewWylie_

    Rolf Harris gets 5 years man !!!??youngest victim was 8, hope he gets shagged to death in jail

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4.

    Lesson from the #RolfHarris verdict: sing Jake The Peg in court & do the wobble board schtick & you get off lightly #disgrace

    Gareth Olver@GBO26

    Lesson from the #RolfHarris verdict: sing Jake The Peg in court & do the wobble board schtick & you get off lightly #disgrace

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5.

    You have got to be joking, right? 5 years and 9 months is a disgrace. #RolfHarris

    James @MelbScan

    You have got to be joking, right? 5 years and 9 months is a disgrace. #RolfHarris

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6.

    Can you tell what it is yet #RolfHarris? Yep. A prison sentence. One that ain't long enough..

    Marty Miller@MartyMtweets

    Can you tell what it is yet #RolfHarris? Yep. A prison sentence. One that ain't long enough..

    11:08 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7.

    Rolf Harris. I hope your brain hurts a lot.

    _gizmo_@_gizmo_

    Rolf Harris. I hope your brain hurts a lot.

    11:08 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And anger towards the justice system.

    8.

    Guilty of child molesting and only 5 year nine month sentence for Rolf Harris, every thing that's wrong with this shit country.

    StaceyLee Gowing@Staceygow93

    Guilty of child molesting and only 5 year nine month sentence for Rolf Harris, every thing that's wrong with this shit country.

    11:08 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9.

    Rolf Harris got off too light..."trust British Justice...sure can't"

    Andrew Waddell JP@waddell

    Rolf Harris got off too light..."trust British Justice...sure can't"

    11:08 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10.

    Rolf Harris gets 5 years noncing kids! You get 5 years for robbing a postmans bike! This country is fucked

    JAY CASTLEY@Jay_Castley

    Rolf Harris gets 5 years noncing kids! You get 5 years for robbing a postmans bike! This country is fucked

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Half of Harris's sentence will be non-custodial.

    11.

    #RolfHarris has not been "jailed" for 5yrs 9months but for less than 3 years to be released on licence. So he can enjoy his "twilight years"

    Bollinger Bolshevik@bolli_bolshevik

    #RolfHarris has not been "jailed" for 5yrs 9months but for less than 3 years to be released on licence. So he can enjoy his "twilight years"

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12.

    In 2017 Rolf Harris could be forced back here to Australia please no we don't wAnt him

    Alan Schwarz@moneysport1

    In 2017 Rolf Harris could be forced back here to Australia please no we don't wAnt him

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    13.

    I don't really see how anyone thinks it's a scandal that Rolf Harris got 6 year in prison, the scandal is the 40 that it's been quiet

    Rob Carr@rozzteea

    I don't really see how anyone thinks it's a scandal that Rolf Harris got 6 year in prison, the scandal is the 40 that it's been quiet

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    14.

    So Rolf Harris is now a convicted paedophile and only got 5 years in prison?? Is that a joke?!

    ruby@rubynaldrett

    So Rolf Harris is now a convicted paedophile and only got 5 years in prison?? Is that a joke?!

    11:07 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    15.

    Peter Greste got a longer jail term than Rolf Harris...

    brad esposito@braddybb

    Peter Greste got a longer jail term than Rolf Harris...

    10:22 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    16.

    Judge says he has no doubt Rolf Harris's crimes against victim resulted in her becoming an alcoholic

    Barbara Miller@abcbarbm

    Judge says he has no doubt Rolf Harris's crimes against victim resulted in her becoming an alcoholic

    10:09 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    More women have come forward during the trial saying they too were assaulted by Harris.

    17.

    Well done to all the brave ladies that outed the peado #RolfHarris. Just so sorry he got such a light sentence.

    Donna @donna_kabab

    Well done to all the brave ladies that outed the peado #RolfHarris. Just so sorry he got such a light sentence.

    10:47 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    18.

    Rolf Harris's sentence should be 5years 9 months per girl. Disgusting.

    Simba@LaurenWardley18

    Rolf Harris's sentence should be 5years 9 months per girl. Disgusting.

    11:08 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And some have drawn comparison between Harris' verdict and that of others.

    19.

    @braddybb Asylum seekers, no offence committed, guilty of nothing, have been locked up longer than Rolf Harris will be @nareenyoung

    choosing@ch150ch

    @braddybb Asylum seekers, no offence committed, guilty of nothing, have been locked up longer than Rolf Harris will be @nareenyoung

    11:02 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Harris's legal team have 25 days to lodge an appeal.