Girl sexually exploited ‘by over 40 adults’ while in care – The Guardian

‘The children’s commissioner has been called on to intervene in the case of a vulnerable teenager alleged to have been the victim of a catalogue of failures at the hands of social workers, medical authorities and police.’

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The Guardian, 8th December 2019

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Joseph McCann guilty of horrific rapes after being freed by mistake – The Guardian

Posted December 9th, 2019 in child abuse, early release, inquiries, news, parole, prisons, probation, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘Joseph McCann, who has been convicted of a horrific series of rapes and kidnappings against 11 women and children, was freed in error to commit his crimes after authorities failed to realise he should have been in jail for a previous violent offence.’

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The Guardian, 6th December 2019

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Convicted paedophile who dressed as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children is sent back to jail – The Independent

‘A convicted paedophile who dressed up as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children in exchange for money has been sent back to jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd December 2019

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Triple killer Alexander Lewis-Ranwell not guilty of murder due to insanity – BBC News

Posted December 3rd, 2019 in child abuse, mental health, murder, news by tracey

‘A man who killed three elderly men because he wrongly believed they were paedophiles has been cleared of murder.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2019

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Lee Vernon jailed for baby son’s shake murder – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A father who shook his baby son to death has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Speech by https://www.innertemplelibrary.com/wp-admin/edit.phpSir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division: “If only we had known then what we know now” – Courts & Tribunals Judiciary

Posted December 2nd, 2019 in child abuse, child cruelty, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division: “If only we had known then what we know now” ‘

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Courts & Tribunals Judiciary, 29th November 2019

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CofE reviews Trevor Devamanikkam case – Law & Religion UK

‘On 22 November, the Church of England issued the following Press Release which announces the appointment of safeguarding consultant Jane Humphreys as the independent reviewer into its handling of the allegations relating to the late Revd Trevor Devamanikkam.’

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Law & Religion UK, 23rd November 2019

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Transgender paedophile sues NHS for refusing her reassignment surgery while she serves prison sentence – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 29th, 2019 in child abuse, gender, news, sexual offences, transgender persons by tracey

‘Atransgender paedophile has sued the NHS for refusing her reassignment surgery after she transitioned from male to female while in prison.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th November 2019

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Met Police Ch Supt Simon Ovens facing probe over child abuse clip contact – BBC News

‘A senior Met Police officer is facing an inquiry over his contact with another officer prior to her conviction for possession of an indecent image.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Harvey Proctor: Former Tory MP wins £500k payout from police over Westminster child abuse probe – The Independent

‘Former MP Harvey Proctor is to receive £500,000 in compensation from Scotland Yard over its disastrous investigation into false claims of a VIP paedophile ring.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2019

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Mia Gregson murder: Couple jailed over toddler’s death – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2019 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his girlfriend’s 23-month-old daughter because she was crying has been jailed for life for her murder.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2019

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Targeting of Supt Robyn Williams ‘example of Met institutional racism’ – The Guardian

‘The pursuit of a senior officer under paedophile laws when she is not a sex offender is discriminatory and an example of institutional racism still poisoning the police force, the Black Police Association has claimed.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Dog walker finds dossier of paedophiles and victims ‘dumped by police officer by public skip’ – The Independent

‘A police officer accused of dumping documents identifying paedophiles and their victims near a public skip is to face a misconduct hearing.’

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The Independent, 21st November 2019

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Barrister disbarred over indecent child photographs – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed for making indecent photographs of children has been disbarred.’

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Legal Futures, 15th November 2019

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Child abuse victims should have right to sue paedophiles caught with images of them, children charities say – Daily Telegraph

‘Child abuse victims should be given new rights to sue paedophiles caught viewing or sharing indecent images of them, children charities have said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th November 2019

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Ripon school matron jailed for sexually assaulting boy – BBC News

‘A former school matron has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.’

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BBC News, 15th November 2019

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Court of Appeal orders “unprecedented” second retrial in care proceedings following death of 10-year-old girl – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has ordered a second retrial in care proceedings relating to five siblings following the death of a ten-year-old girl in 2016, describing the judgment from the first retrial as“wrong and procedurally unjust”.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 15th November 2019

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Childline reports 16% increase in victims of sexual exploitation – The Guardian

‘The number of child sexual exploitation victims counselled by Childline has risen by 16% in a year, with perpetrators believed to be increasingly preying on targets online.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2019

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Thousands of children abused over witchcraft beliefs as number of known victims rockets by a third – The Independent

Posted November 14th, 2019 in child abuse, female genital mutilation, news, witchcraft by tracey

‘The number of children known to have been abused in England over beliefs in witchcraft and possession has risen by a third in two years, figures show.’

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The Independent, 14th November 2019

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Primark security guard who forced teenage shoplifters to perform sex acts convicted of rape – The Independent

‘A Primark security guard who forced young girls to carry out sex acts after they were caught shoplifting, has been convicted of rape.’

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The Independent, 12th November 2019

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