Former private school teacher jailed for making indecent images of children – The Guardian

Posted August 28th, 2015 in indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing, teachers by sally

‘A former teacher has been jailed after admitting making indecent images of scores of children using hidden cameras at a boarding school, behaviour the judge called his “fatal flaw”.’

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The Guardian, 27th August 2015

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Soviet dissident sues Crown Prosecution Service, alleging libel – The Guardian

‘The veteran Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky is suing the Crown Prosecution Service for libel over a statement it issued in April announcing that he was being charged with child pornography offences.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2015

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63 sex offenders back in jail after lie detector tests – Daily Telegraph

‘Paedophiles and rapists are caught out breaking the terms of their release from prison after undergoing new polygraph tests, Ministry of Justice figures show.’
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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2015

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Google, Facebook and Twitter to block ‘hash lists’ of child abuse – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2015 in child abuse, indecent photographs of children, internet, news by sally

‘Web giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have joined forces with a British charity in a bid to remove millions of indecent child images from the net.’

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BBC News, 10th August 2015

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Paedophile Phillip Kirk who wrote a letter to Theresa May asking for sex with children to be legalised is jailed – The Independent

‘A paedophile was caught after he wrote to Home Secretary Theresa May asking for sex with children to be legalised.’

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The Independent, 20th July 2015

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‘Perverted’ man, 64, jailed for historical sex abuse – BBC News

‘A “perverted” man has been jailed for 22 years for abusing a boy he groomed for sex in the 1970s.’

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BBC News, 29th May 2015

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Number of paedophiles in Britain will shock public, warns Deputy Children’s Commissioner for England – Daily Telegraph

‘Britain would need a rolling programme of prison building to house all its paedophiles if they were all to prosecuted, Sue Berelowitz has warned.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st June 2015

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Child sex abuse live streams loophole to be closed – BBC News

‘The UK’s government aims to tackle the spread of child sexual abuse imagery online by closing a legal loophole.’

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BBC News, 27th May 2015

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Sex and the selfie generation – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

‘It is not just people that struggle to keep up with technology, but the law itself often lags behind. We have seen that on numerous occasions with the “Twitter prosecutions”, and had another example of that this week, when the Daily Mirror highlighted the story of “Alison” and “’Peter” (both pseudonyms) a couple aged 17 and 22 respectively.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 19th May 2015

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Two teenagers who ‘tortured’ a girl in Hertfordshire detained – BBC News

‘Two teenagers who kidnapped then “tortured” a girl aged 14 by pouring salt down her throat and making her perform a sex act have been sentenced.’

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BBC News, 18th May 2015

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Nurse jailed for 18 years after admitting string of ‘depraved’ sexual assaults including rape of unconscious patients – The Independent

‘A nurse who filmed himself raping unconscious patients in A&E has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.’

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The Independent, 27th April 2015

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Child pornography cases double as paedophiles pursue vile profit from abuse – Daily Telegraph

‘Internet Watch Foundation report warns of increasing commercialisation of online child abuse images, with some even being traded for the digital ‘bitcoin’ currency ‘

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2015

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IPCC takes over investigation into Cyril Smith claim – BBC News

‘The police watchdog has taken charge of an inquiry into the handling of an alleged incident involving Cyril Smith.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney jailed for sex abuse – BBC News

‘A “voyeuristic” Catholic priest who sexually assaulted a teenage boy at a children’s home in west London has been jailed for three years.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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Child sex abuse victims ‘should get online image payouts’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Child sex abuse victims should have the right to seek compensation from those found in possession of related images, say children’s charities.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th March 2015

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Paedophile cases may need to be streamlined, warns top officer – Daily Telegraph

‘National Crime Agency chief hints at possible updates to the way child pornography offences are prosecuted, as it emerges more than 260 people have been charged in new investigation.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2015

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Cyril Smith M1 arrest to be probed by Northamptonshire Police – BBC News

Posted March 20th, 2015 in child abuse, indecent photographs of children, news, police by tracey

‘A cold case unit is to investigate claims police released MP Cyril Smith after images of child abuse were found in the boot of his car.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2015

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Man jailed for trying to set up child sex abuse from south pole – The Guardian

‘A man has been jailed for three years for trying to arrange the sexual abuse of a child while working at the south pole.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2015

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Junior doctor Raza Laskar jailed for child sex abuse – BBC News

Posted March 12th, 2015 in children, doctors, indecent photographs of children, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A junior doctor working in paediatrics who sexually abused a child and groomed and abused others over the internet has been jailed for seven years.’

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BBC News, 11th March 2015

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PM: Staff and members to face criminal offence of ‘wilful neglect’ over CSE – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Government is to consult on extending the new criminal offence of ‘wilful neglect’ of patients to children’s social care, education and elected members in a bid to eradicate “the culture of denial”, the Prime Minister has announced.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 3rd March 2015

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