Home Office to fund use of AI to help catch dark web paedophiles – The Guardian

‘Artificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedophiles operating on the dark web, the Home Office has announced.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 17th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Universities ‘failing’ victims of sexual misconduct – BBC News

‘Dozens of students who reported sexual assaults to their university have said they were failed by complaints processes that left them traumatised.’

Full Story

BBC News, 17th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Rotherham child sex abuse: Waseem Khaliq jailed for further 45 months – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2019 in child abuse, children, intimidation, news, sentencing, sexual offences, witnesses by tracey

‘A man jailed for 10 years for abusing young girls in Rotherham has also been sentenced to another three years and nine months in prison for witness intimidation.’

Full Story

BBC News, 16th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

More victims able to challenge ‘unduly lenient’ prison sentences – Ministry of Justice

‘Under plans confirmed by ministers today (17 September 2019), the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme will be extended to 14 new offences.’

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 17th September 2019

Source: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice

Julian Assange to stay in prison over absconding fears – BBC News

‘Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is to remain in prison when his jail term ends because of his “history of absconding”, a judge has ruled’

Full Story

BBC News, 13th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Law firm secures five-figure payout for survivor of abuse at council-managed residential school – Local Government Lawyer

‘Law firm Leigh Day has said that it has won a five-figure sum in compensation for a survivor of abuse at Swaylands School.’

Full Story

Local Government Lawyer, 12th September 2019

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

Paedophile who made partner’s children watch them have sex before abusing them jailed – The Independent

Posted September 12th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘An “insidious” paedophile, who encouraged his partner’s children to watch the couple have sex before sexually abusing them, has been jailed.’

Full Story

The Independent, 11th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Sexual grooming crimes soar by a third as paedophiles turn to Instagram – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in bills, charities, child abuse, children, internet, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘Sexual grooming crimes have soared by a third in a year as paedophiles turn to Instagram to target children as young as 11, the NSPCC has said.’

Full Story

The Independent, 11th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Police call for crackdown on ‘rape porn’ after man copied videos in London sex attack – The Independent

‘Police have called for a crackdown on “rape porn” after a man appeared to imitate videos he had watched in a sex attack in London.’

Full Story

The Independent, 8th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Conservative MP Andrew Griffiths cleared of wrongdoing over sexting scandal – The Independent

‘An MP who bombarded two young women with lewd text messages has been cleared of wrongdoing by the parliamentary standards watchdog.’

Full Story

The Independent, 9th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Harvey Proctor attacks police watchdog after Met officers cleared – The Guardian

‘A former Conservative MP falsely accused of child rape and murder has condemned the police watchdog for clearing the Met officers who investigated the allegations, following a meeting with its director.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 8th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Paedophile sentenced to 29 years for systematic sexual abuse and rape of a child – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 6th, 2019 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A paedophile has been sentenced for 29 years for raping and sexually abusing a child for over seven years.’

Full Story

Crown Prosecution Service, 5th September 2019

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

‘VIP abuse’ accuser Carl Beech inquiry to cost Met Police £4m – BBC News

‘An investigation into false claims of murder and child sexual abuse against public figures could cost the Metropolitan Police £4m.’

Full Story

BBC News, 4th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paedophile who ordered child abuse in Philippines jailed – BBC News

‘A paedophile who ordered the live online sexual abuse of Filipino children by their parents has been jailed for nine years.’

Full Story

BBC News, 4th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

More violent crime reported on British railways – BBC News

Posted September 5th, 2019 in assault, news, police, railways, sexual offences, statistics, theft, violence by tracey

‘Crime recorded on British railways increased by 12% last year including a rise in the number of violent and sexual offences, new figures show.’

Full Story

BBC News, 5th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Victim forced to give evidence as Worboys bids to avoid life term – The Guardian

Posted September 3rd, 2019 in drug offences, evidence, news, rape, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘The serial sex attacker John Worboys has forced one of his victims to give evidence in court as he attempts to avoid a life sentence.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 2nd September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Rotherham child sexual abuse: judge calls authorities ‘totally ineffectual’ – The Guardian

‘Five men have been jailed for sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 30th August 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls – BBC News

‘Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls.’

Full Story

BBC News, 30th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Huddersfield woman jailed for abusing children for money online – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2019 in child abuse, internet, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A woman who abused children over the internet for paying customers has been jailed for 12 years and four months.’

Full Story

BBC News, 28th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Rotherham child sex abuse: Six men convicted – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2019 in child abuse, news, rape, sexual offences by tracey

‘Six men have been found guilty of a string of sex offences relating to the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in Rotherham more than a decade ago.’

Full Story

BBC News, 28th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk