‘Keep sex abuse dad’s name off my wedding certificate’ – BBC News

Posted February 17th, 2017 in bills, child abuse, families, marriage, news by sally

‘If Jenny ever gets married, there will be no dad walking her down the aisle and, if she gets her way, no mention of him on her marriage certificate either.’

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BBC News, 17th February 2017

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Scotland Yard facing £3m legal threat over bungled VIP child abuse inquiry – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 14th, 2017 in child abuse, inquiries, London, news, police by sally

‘The Metropolitan Police is facing legal action costing as much as £3million from three prominent members of society who claimed their reputations were tarnished over false sexual abuse allegations.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th February 2017

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Dying man gives evidence with his eyes to help convict vicar who abused him – The Guardian

Posted February 14th, 2017 in child abuse, clergy, evidence, news, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘A former church chorister rendered immobile by motor neurone disease has been helped to fulfil his dying wish – to give courtroom evidence against his abuser using eye-tracking technology.’

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The Guardian, 13th February 2017

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Divorced parents who pit children against former partners ‘guilty of abuse’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 13th, 2017 in child abuse, children, divorce, family courts, news by sally

‘Divorced parents who “brainwash” their children against ex-partners are guilty of “abuse”, the head of the agency that looks after youngsters’ interests in family courts has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th February 2017

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Cyril Smith child abuse inquiry finds no evidence of cover-up – The Guardian

Posted February 9th, 2017 in child abuse, complaints, inquiries, news, parliament, police, victims by sally

‘A police inquiry has found no evidence of a cover-up of historical sexual abuse at a residential school linked to the late politician Cyril Smith, prompting criticisms from an MP.’

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The Guardian, February 2017

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Serial child sexual abuser Mark Frost jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted February 9th, 2017 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A serial child abuser who admitted 45 offences going back more than 25 years, and who is feared to have abused many more victims, has been jailed for life, with a minimum term of 16 years.’

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The Guardian, 8th February 2017

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Former teacher at boys’ school convicted of indecent assaults – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former master at a prestigious private school has been found guilty of indecently assaulting pupils he taught, over more than a decade.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 6th February 2017

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Senior judge slams lawyers for obstructing Rochdale child sex grooming gang deportation case – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 6th, 2017 in child abuse, delay, deportation, immigration, judges, legal aid, news, sexual offences, tribunals by sally

‘Lawyers are helping a child sex grooming gang avoid attempts to deport them by obstructing the courts and “weakening the rule of law”, Britain’s most senior immigration judge has warned.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th February 2017

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Number of alleged child sex offences committed by other children almost doubles – Daily Telegraph

‘The number of children being investigated by police for sexual offences has almost doubled in the last four years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd February 2017

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Lord Janner’s family to ‘undermine’ sex abuse inquiry ‘from within’ after being given formal role in investigation – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 1st, 2017 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘The family of Lord Janner yesterday vowed to “undermine from within” the Government’s beleaguered child sex abuse inquiry after being given a formal role in the investigation. The family were granted core participant status which gives them access to documents and to have lawyers attend the inquiry’s hearings.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st February 2017

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Sports coach sex loophole must be closed, says NSPCC – BBC News

Posted January 27th, 2017 in child abuse, news, sexual grooming, sport, vetting by sally

‘A “loophole” that allows sports coaches to legally have sex with 16 and 17 year olds in their care must be closed by the government, the NSPCC has said.’

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BBC News, 26th January 2017

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Jehovah’s Witnesses charity drops attempts to block abuse inquiry – The Guardian

‘he UK’s main Jehovah’s Witnesses charity has dropped efforts to block an investigation into how it handled allegations of sexual abuse, including of children, after a legal fight lasting more than two years.’

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The Guardian, 2r3d January 2017

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Woman jailed for nine years for plot to let man rape daughter, seven – The Guardian

‘A woman who plotted to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.’

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2017

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Paedophile Adam Isaac groomed boys on Minecraft – BBC News

‘A man who groomed young boys through the online game Minecraft has been jailed for two years and eight months.’

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BBC News, 20th Janaury 2017

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City settles claim over failure to protect woman when in care as child – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 20th, 2017 in care orders, child abuse, compensation, fostering, local government, news by sally

‘Peterborough City Council has reached an out of court settlement with a woman who accused it of failing to protect her when she was in its care as a child.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 19th January 2017

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Review into child abuse in football makes first call for evidence – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2017 in child abuse, evidence, news, sexual offences, sport, victims by tracey

‘The independent review into allegations of child abuse in football has made its first call for evidence. Set up by the Football Association and led by Clive Sheldon QC, the review has written to all football clubs in England and Wales, amateur and professional, asking for information about allegations of child sexual abuse between 1970 and 2005.’

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The Guardian, 11th January 2017

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Brian Altman QC named lead counsel for child sexual abuse inquiry – The Guardian

Posted January 11th, 2017 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The former Old Bailey prosecutor Brian Altman QC has been named as the new lead counsel for the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse.’

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The Guardian, 10th January 2017

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Justice catches up with 101-year-old paedophile – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2016 in child abuse, elderly, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A 101-year-old man – thought to be the oldest defendant convicted in England and Wales – has been found guilty of a string of historical child sex offences.’

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BBC News, 16th December 2016

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Child sex abuse ‘on an industrial scale’ at London care home revealed as alleged victims take inquiry into their own hands – The Independent

Posted December 16th, 2016 in care homes, child abuse, compensation, inquiries, local government, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Lambeth Council faces paying out millions of pounds in compensation to children allegedly put at risk.’

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The Independent, 15th December 2016

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Child abuse inquiry counsel Ben Emmerson cleared – BBC News

Posted December 15th, 2016 in child abuse, harassment, inquiries, news, queen's counsel, sexual offences by tracey

‘The former senior counsel to the independent inquiry into historical child sexual abuse in England and Wales has been cleared of allegations of sexual assault and harassment.’

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BBC news, 14th December 2016

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