Paedophile wanted by FBI jailed for assaulting girl in English park – Daily Telegraph

‘A “dangerous sexual deviant” wanted by the FBI has been jailed for sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a Lancashire park.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2016

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Britain’s oldest defendant appears in court on historical child sex offences, aged 101 – The Independent

Posted December 6th, 2016 in child abuse, elderly, news, prosecutions, sexual offences by sally

‘A 101-year-old man facing more than 30 historical child sex offences has become the oldest defendant in British legal history.’

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The Independent, 6th December 2016

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High Court judge criticises sex attack victim for ‘foolishness’ – The Independent

Posted December 5th, 2016 in alcohol abuse, judges, news, sexual offences by sally

‘One of Britain’s top judges castigated a sexual assault victim for “foolishness” for getting drunk on the night she was attacked.’

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The Independent, 2nd December 2016

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Rotherham man jailed for ‘hideous’ child sex offences – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2016 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘An 18-year-old man who groomed, raped and abused seven girls in a series of “hideous” sex attacks has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2016

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Child sex abuse inquiry ‘hands police 80 cases a month’ – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2016 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘An average of 80 child sex abuse cases a month have been referred to police over the last year following victims’ testimony to an independent inquiry.’

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BBC News, 1st December 2016

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Police will need licence to practise for child sex abuse cases, says Rudd – The Guardian

Posted November 30th, 2016 in child abuse, licensing, news, police, sexual offences, speeches by tracey

‘Police officers investigating child sex abuse are to be required to be specially trained and accredited in the same way as specialist firearms officers under proposals announced by the home secretary.’

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The Guardian, 30th November 2016

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MPs are sexually assaulting young staff members in Parliament, MP claims – The Independent

Posted November 30th, 2016 in complaints, news, parliament, sexual offences, whistleblowers by tracey

‘A Labour MP has called for a whistle-blowing service to be set up for staff who are sexually assaulted by MPs, in order to help them come forward.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2016

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Football coach Barry Bennell charged with eight child sex offences – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 30th, 2016 in child abuse, news, prosecutions, sexual offences, sport by tracey

‘Barry Bennell, a former football coach, has been charged with eight offences of sexual assault against a boy.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th November 2017

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Kate Gallafent QC to assist with review into abuse cases – The Football Association

Posted November 28th, 2016 in barristers, child abuse, inquiries, press releases, sexual offences, sport by tracey

‘The FA has instructed independent leading counsel Kate Gallafent QC to assist it with a review into the abuse cases which have recently come to light.’

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The Football Association, 27th November 2016

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Ted Heath’s accuser ‘gave child abuse inquiry fantastical evidence’ – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2016 in child abuse, evidence, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘A woman who accused Sir Ted Heath of satanic child abuse contributed to “a catalogue of fabrication” by making outrageous allegations after hypnosis, a leading criminologist has claimed.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2016

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Football sex abuse claims: Police widen their inquiries – BBC News

Posted November 25th, 2016 in child abuse, news, police, sexual offences, sport by tracey

‘Four police forces say they are now investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse within football.’

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BBC news, 25th November 2016

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Serial killer Stephen Port jailed for rape drug murders – BBC News

Posted November 25th, 2016 in murder, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A “wicked and monstrous” serial killer who poisoned four young men with lethal doses of a date rape drug has been given a whole life prison term.’

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BBC News, 25th November 2016

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Metropolitan Police sex abuse case ‘failings put children at risk’ – BBC News

Posted November 25th, 2016 in child abuse, news, police, sexual offences by tracey

‘Children in London are being put at risk because of “serious failings” in the way the Met Police deals with child sexual abuse, inspectors have found.’

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BBC News, 25th November 2016

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MPs conclude sex assault claim among abuse inquiry staff not taken seriously – The Independent

Posted November 25th, 2016 in bullying, child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Sexual assault and bullying allegations among staff at the UK’s independent inquiry into child abuse have not been taken seriously, a report by an influential group of MPs has found.’

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The Independent, 24th November 2016

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Naming your Abusers – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 24th, 2016 in anonymity, human rights, local government, news, privacy, sexual offences by tracey

‘Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council [2016] EWHC 2864 (QB).The right of a claimant to name the people who abused her prevailed over the rights of the perpetrators and others to private and family life.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 23rd November 2016

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Watchdog investigating 187 claims of police failings in child sex abuse cases – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2016 in child abuse, complaints, corruption, news, police, sexual offences by tracey

‘The police watchdog is carrying out 187 investigations into possible failings by police in their handling of historical child sex abuse cases, it has been reported.’

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The Independent, 24th November 2016

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Serving prisoner to spend longer in prison after sexually assaulting another inmate – Attorney General’s Office

Posted November 23rd, 2016 in press releases, prisons, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Court of Appeal has increased the sentence of serving prisoner following Attorney General referral.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 22nd November 2016

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Child sex abuse inquiry receives letters from four senior lawyers – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2016 in child abuse, inquiries, legal profession, news, select committees, sexual offences by sally

‘The Commons home affairs committee is to hold talks on the future direction of the independent inquiry into child sex abuse after receiving letters detailing the concerns of four senior lawyers who have quit the inquest.’

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The Guardian, 21st November 2016

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Victims’ group withdraws from historical child sex abuse inquiry – BBC News

Posted November 18th, 2016 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘The largest victims’ group in the independent inquiry into historical child sex abuse has quit the process, calling it an “unpalatable circus”.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2016

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Another top lawyer quits child sexual abuse inquiry – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2016 in barristers, child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The troubled inquiry into historical child sexual abuse is facing further questions from MPs about its future after another senior lawyer resigned and two more are threatening to do so. ‘

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The Guardian, 16th November 2016

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