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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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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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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Millionaire who claimed his girlfriend died accidentally after ‘rough sex’ loses appeal against prison sentence – The Independent

‘A millionaire property tycoon who left his injured and bleeding partner to die after claiming she had been injured during “rough sex” has lost an appeal to have his prison sentence cut.’

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The Independent, 14th November 2019

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Rape victims who had cases dropped could demand review over ‘secret prosecution targets’ – The Independent

‘Rape victims whose alleged attackers were not prosecuted could have their cases reviewed in light of the exposure of “secret targets”, a watchdog has said.’

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The Independent, 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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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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Half of rape victims drop out of cases even after suspect is identified – The Guardian

‘Almost half of rape victims are dropping out of investigations, as a growing proportion do not want to pursue a prosecution even when a suspect has been identified, according to a Cabinet Office report leaked to the Guardian.’

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The Guardian, 10th November 2019

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Priests would rather die than break the Seal of Confession, Cardinal Nichols tells child sex abuse inquiry – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 8th, 2019 in child abuse, clergy, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Priests would rather die than break the Seal of Confession, the most senior Catholic in England and Wales has told an inquiry into child sexual abuse. The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, made the comments today while giving evidence at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th November 2019

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Paedophile hunters responsible for more than half of grooming prosecutions – Daily Telegraph

‘Police chiefs have accused vigilante paedophile hunters of exceeding the law, despite using their evidence to prosecute suspects in more than half of all cases.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th November 2019

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Bail changes to be reviewed after suspected rapists, murders and paedophiles released without restrictions – The Independent

‘Bail changes made by the Conservative government are being reviewed after the release of thousands of suspected violent criminals, paedophiles and rapists.’

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The Independent, 6th November 2019

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