Members of 1960s band the Tremeloes acquitted of assaulting teenager – The Guardian

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in assault, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Two members of the 1960s pop group the Tremeloes have been formally acquitted of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl after a gig nearly 50 years ago.’

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2016

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Police and prosecutors criticised after firefighter wrongly convicted of sex attacks solely on testimony of fantasist – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in child abuse, miscarriage of justice, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A retired fire chief falsely accused of sexually abusing a boy 40 years ago has had his conviction overturned after it emerged his accuser was a fantasist and serial liar.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th July 2016

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Diplomats in UK ‘avoiding prosecution for serious crimes’ – The Guardian

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in child abuse, diplomats, immunity, news, prosecutions, sexual offences by sally

‘Diplomatic officials working in Britain have allegedly used their immunity to avoid prosecution for serious criminal offences including child pornography and human trafficking, Boris Johnson has told parliament.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2016

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James Warnock convicted 34 years after rape and murder – Crown prosecution Service

‘James Warnock, 56, was sentenced today at the Central Criminal Court to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years for the murder of seventeen-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni in August 1982. He was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for the rape of Yiannoulla. Warnock was convicted on 14 July 2016. The crimes took place in Yiannoulla’s home, where she lived with her family, in Hampstead, north London.’

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Crown prosecution Service, 18th July 2016

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Police watchdog criticises force over delays in children’s cases – The Guardian

Posted July 20th, 2016 in child abuse, children, delay, news, ombudsmen, police, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘A police force has been criticised by independent inspectors for not always responding quickly enough when children are at risk of sexual exploitation. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary said the delays by Devon and Cornwall police could result in children being put at risk of significant harm, and the causes needed to be tackled promptly.’

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The Guardian, 20th July 2016

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IT consultant says his life is ‘ruined’ after police forced him to give 24 hours notice before having sex – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 18th, 2016 in news, notification, police, sexual offences by sally

‘An IT consultant says his life is “ruined” after police forced him to give 24 hours notice before he wishes to have sex, as his identity ban is lifted.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th July 2016

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Poppi Worthington case: ‘Insufficient evidence’ to charge baby’s father over her death, says CPS – Daily Telegraph

‘The father of a 13-month-old girl who died after she was found with serious injuries at her home will not face any criminal charges.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th July 2016

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Poppi Worthington death: CPS to give charge decision – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2016 in child abuse, evidence, news, police, prosecutions, sexual offences by tracey

‘Prosecutors are set to announce whether charges will be brought in connection with the death of a 13-month-old girl.’

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BBC News, 14th July 2016

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Female barristers report high level of sexual harassment at work – The Guardian

‘Female barristers are frequently subject to sexual harassment and discrimination but are reluctant to complain for fear it might damage their careers, research has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 12th July 2016

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Children guilty of sexual abuse should not be ‘unnecessarily criminalised’ – The Guardian

Posted July 11th, 2016 in children, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Children and young people should not be “unnecessarily criminalised” for displaying harmful sexual behaviour towards others, an inquiry backed by the charity Barnardo’s has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 11th July 2016

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Half of police officers facing gross misconduct charges quit force before case heard – The Guardian

‘Half of police officers facing gross misconduct investigations in the past two years resigned or retired before their cases were heard, figures show.’

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The Guardian, 4th July 2016

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Alice Gross inquest finds schoolgirl was unlawfully killed – The Guardian

‘Alice Gross, the 14-year-old believed to have died at the hands of Arnis Zalkalns, a Latvian builder, in 2014, was unlawfully killed in a sexually motivated attack, an inquest jury has found.’

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The Guardian, 4th July 2016

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Convicted Somalian rapist had deportation order overturned before attacking two more women as he “did not understand what is acceptable in UK” – Daily Telegraph

‘A convicted Somalian rapist who overturned a deportation order went on to rape two more women in Birmingham, with his lawyer arguing “he had a lack of understanding of what is acceptable in the UK”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd July 2016

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Kayleigh Haywood murder: Stephen Beadman jailed for life – BBC News

‘A man who raped and murdered a 15-year-old girl after his friend had groomed her through Facebook and texts has been jailed for at least 35 years.’

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BBC News, 1st July 2016

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Paedophile Information Exchange member Douglas Slade jailed – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2016 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A paedophile once dubbed one of the “vilest men in Britain” has been jailed for 24 years for child abuse offences.’

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BBC News, 1st July 2016

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House of Lords Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee report: government response – official-documents.gov.uk

Posted July 1st, 2016 in reports, select committees, sexual offences, war, war crimes by tracey

‘The government has now published its response to the report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict.’

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official-documents.gov.uk, 30th June 2016

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Kayleigh Haywood’s killer brought to justice – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Two men have been convicted of a range of offences that culminated in the rape and murder of Leicestershire teenager Kayleigh Haywood.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 28th June 2016

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Man jailed for 10 years for dozens of child abuse offences – The Guardian

‘A serial child abuser who contacted 11,000 minors across the world on social media in attempt to get them to perform sexual acts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.’

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The Guardian, 27th June 2016

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Paedophile campaigners convicted of sexual assaults against boys – The Guardian

Posted June 28th, 2016 in child abuse, extradition, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Two men who were involved with a notorious group that campaigned for the legalisation of sex between adults and children have been convicted of abusing young boys.’

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The Guardian, 27th June 2016

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Kayleigh Haywood murder: Man guilty of falsely imprisoning teenager – BBC News

Posted June 28th, 2016 in false imprisonment, murder, news, rape, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who murdered and raped a 15-year-old girl has been found guilty of falsely imprisoning her.’

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BBC News, 27th June 2016

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