Ivi Miley death: Man jailed for killing baby daughter – BBC News

Posted August 5th, 2021 in child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for killing his three-month-old daughter who died after suffering catastrophic injuries.’

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BBC News, 4th August 2021

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Met police seek judicial review over senior black officer’s reinstatement – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police want go to the high court to insist it was correct in its decision to sack a decorated black officer after she was found with a child abuse video, sent to her on WhatsApp, on her phone.’

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The Guardian, 4th August 2021

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Ben Breakwell: Music teacher convicted over sex with teenage students – BBC News

‘A music teacher who had sex with two girls aged 13 and 14 has been convicted of 32 sexual offences.’

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BBC News, 3rd August 2021

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Daughter of 13-year-old mother raped in 1970s wins justice at last – The Guardian

Posted August 3rd, 2021 in child abuse, news, prosecutions, rape, victims by sally

‘Daisy, 45, overcame years of police inaction after persuading her mother to testify against Carvel Bennett.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2021

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New Judgment: R (on the application of A) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 37 – UKSC Blog

‘The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed this appeal concerning the standards to be applied by a court on judicial review of the contents of a policy document or statement of practice issued by a public authority. It is one of two appeals heard by the same panel of five Justices examining similar issues. It should be read together with the Court’s judgment in R (on the application of BF (Eritrea)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 38.’

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UKSC Blog, 30th July 2021

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Bradford agencies still missing ‘clear signs’ of child sexual abuse – The Guardian

‘Vulnerable children remain at risk of being failed by child protection agencies in Bradford despite multiple reviews of sexual exploitation cases, an independent report has found.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2021

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‘Like hell’: what former Lambeth children’s home residents told abuse inquiry – The Guardian

‘The report into sexual abuse in London council’s children’s homes heard from many who experienced it.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2021

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Hundreds of children abused while in care of Lambeth council, inquiry finds – The Guardian

‘Hundreds of vulnerable children in the care of Lambeth council in south London were subjected to horrendous cruelty and sexual abuse over several decades on a scale that was “hard to comprehend”, an independent inquiry report has found.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2021

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Man found guilty of murdering daughter, 17, missing since last July – The Guardian

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his 17-year-old daughter, who went missing last July and whose body has never been found.’

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The Guardian, 26th July 2021

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More than 250 convicted of child sexual abuse in UK and Ireland while in Scout movement – The Guardian

‘More than 250 people in the UK and Ireland have been convicted of child sexual abuse offences committed while they were Scout leaders or in other positions of responsibility within the Scout movement since the 1950s, according to analysis that raises questions about the organisation’s safeguarding procedures.’

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The Guardian, 25th July 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: MoJ sorry for sex offenders register error – BBC News

Posted July 23rd, 2021 in child abuse, Ministry of Justice, news, parole, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘The Ministry of Justice has apologised for saying killer Colin Pitchfork would not have to sign the sex offenders register when released from prison.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2021

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Attorney General warning over social media posts about Premier League footballer arrested for sex offences – Daily Telegraph

‘Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have become littered with memes purporting to identify the player, who has not been charged.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th July 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Double killer will not be on sex offenders register – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2021 in child abuse, DNA, forensic science, murder, news, parole, rape, sexual offences by michael

‘A man who raped and murdered two 15-year-old girls will not be placed on the sex offenders register when he is released.

The Ministry of Justice said it was because Colin Pitchfork’s crimes were committed before 1997, when the register was introduced.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2021

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Child sex offender loses appeal based on inadequate legal advice – Legal Futures

Posted July 8th, 2021 in appeals, child abuse, children, guilty pleas, internet, news, police, sexual offences by sally

‘The Court of Appeal has rejected the claim that a man convicted of a sexual offence after a police officer posed online as a child was given inadequate legal advice.’

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Legal Futures, 8th July 2021

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Social Worker awarded damages in Strasbourg for unfair accusations of professional misconduct – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The United Kingdom has been ordered by the European Court of Human Rights to pay damages and legal costs to a social worker who was unfairly accused of professional misconduct by a Family Court judge.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 7th July 2021

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Rochdale grooming gang members fight deportation to Pakistan under human rights law – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2021 in child abuse, deportation, human rights, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Two men who were part of the notorious Rochdale grooming gang will fight deportation from the UK by invoking their human rights, a tribunal has heard.’

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The Independent, 3rd July 2021

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Former choirmaster sentenced to 40 years for sexual abuse – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former choirmaster and teacher from Portsmouth has been sentenced to 40 years in prison today (30 June 2021) having been found guilty of sexually abusing 12 boys and a girl over a period of three decades.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30th June 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Government to ask for review of child killer’s release – BBC News

‘The government will ask the Parole Board to look again at its decision to release a double child killer who was the first murderer to be convicted using DNA evidence.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2021

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Child sex abuse victims ‘accused of lying by police’, inquiry finds – The Independent

‘Police officers often accuse young victims of child sexual abuse of lying when they try to report crimes, a report has found.’

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The Independent, 24th June 2021

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Ombudsman criticises London borough over failures as corporate parent to former looked-after child who alleged abuse – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said the London Borough of Lewisham exposed a former looked after child to “significant harm” after it failed to address her claims of abuse while in foster care properly.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd June 2021

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