August 2015

Aug15-surreycomet-former-editor-gagged-alleged-paedophile-ring

Former Surrey Comet news editor gagged over reporting of alleged paedophile ring

Security services are also facing questions about a possible cover-up after officical documents relating to gagging orders in the 1980s were said to be destroyed.

Aug15-southerndailyecho-otley-conductor-joseph-cullen-facing-jail-sexual-abuse-boys

Internationally renowned Otley conductor facing jail for sexual abuse of boys

Cullen would drive the boy, aged about 11 when first abused, to and from choir practice and befriended the family, then preyed upon the child at his (Cullen’s) home, in his car, and in the cathedral’s changing rooms.

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Paedophile who abused orphans in India is flown back to UK

Waters, a highly respected Lieutenant Commander formerly of Cador Drive, was found guilty in 2006 of carrying out child abuse at the Anchorage shelter in Mumbai.

Aug15-mailonline-delayed-panorama-bbc-paedophile-documentary-scotland-yard-corruption

BBC report attacking police probe into alleged celebrity paedophiles put on hold

Panorama documentary on investigation into VIP paedophile ring delayed by BBC chiefs

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Paedophile boarding school teacher used hidden camera to make images of children

A “MANIPULATIVE and devious” paedophile and ex teacher at one of the South West’s top schools has been jailed for three years nine months after admitting using covert cameras to make indecent images of children.

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Judge rejects ban on naming and shaming social workers

“There is a pressing need for more transparency, indeed for much more transparency, in the family justice system.”

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Five unmarried mothers ‘buried in mass grave of Tuam’

The bodies of five women who died at a home for unmarried mothers are believed to be buried in an unmarked mass grave with nearly 800 missing children, according to new research.

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Boy’s rape filmed in notorious Dolphin Square

“However, a few months later a sickening sex video was seized in the West End in which an officer recognised the flat as the location.”

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Jimmy Savile report ‘tears BBC apart’ as findings are secretly handed to bosses | Daily Mail Online

The findings of the Jimmy Savile inquiry are secretly circulating among BBC bosses – but have yet to be shown to victims.

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Gene Simmons: House of KISS bassist searched by police child abuse task force

Police investigating internet crimes against children have searched the house of KISS bassist Gene Simmons – but say neither the star nor his family are suspected of any offence.

Aug15-telegraph-teresa-may-told-paedophiles-should-adopt

Sex offenders including paedophiles should be allowed to adopt, Theresa May told

In her article, Miss Reece suggested that the review should also introduce an assumption that sex offenders including child abusers posed no threat once they had served their sentence.

Aug15-guardian-butler-sloss-testimony-rape

Man convicted of raping 13-year-old despite testimony by Lady Butler-Sloss

The victim told the jury how Chard crept into her bedroom and put his hand inside her pyjamas before returning and forcing her to have sex. She said her mind went blank and she remembers feeling angry, shocked, frightened and confused.

Aug15-abcnews-maggie-kirkpatrick-child-abuse-actress-prisoner-tv-show

Maggie Kirkpatrick: Alleged child sexual abuse victim of TV star had ‘Prisoner obsession’

In a statement read to the court, the alleged victim said she had not reported the abuse until two years ago because everyone would think she was crazy.

Aug15-abcnews-turana-abuse-covered-up-australia-care-home

Child abuse royal commission: Turana superintendent knew boys were sexually abused but took no action

Mr Green said he discussed the matter with the government department’s director and deputy director but it came down to budget constraints.

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Prince George’s Co. officer charged with assault, child abuse – WTOP

“The allegations against Corporal Moure are troubling. Prince George’s County Police officers are expected to behave in a professional manner, both on and off duty. If an officer breaks the law, that officer will be held accountable,”

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Edward Heath child abuse claims: Prison officer makes further allegation against former Prime Minister – Mirror Online

“One piece of intelligence held in relation to Mr Heath, though not connected to the North Yorkshire area, has been passed to Wiltshire Police as the force leading the investigation into the deceased former Prime Minister.”

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Australian actress in “Prisoner” charged with child abuse – Washington Times

She recently played a stage role in Australia in the musical “Wicked.”

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Roman Catholic Church in Scotland issues apology for child abuse – BBC News

“Such actions are inexcusable and intolerable. The harm the perpetrators of abuse have caused is first and foremost to their victims, but it extends far beyond them, to their families and friends, as well as to the church and wider society.”

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Hampshire victims of childhood abuse speak out – BBC News

He said: “I was a little boy, that’s all I was. A little boy screaming for help and trying to make people aware of what was going on.”

Aug15-guardian-ban-ki-moon-un-peacekeepers-sexual-abuse

Ban Ki-moon says sexual abuse in UN peacekeeping is ‘a cancer in our system’

Ban said the issue of sexual abuse and exploitation by peacekeepers is not limited to one mission.

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Police probe child abuse claims at monastery – The Scotsman

POLICE are investigating claims of historical child abuse at the UK’s only medieval monastery still in use by monks.

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Turning the tables on child abuse – BBC News

“We not going to be told lies anymore,” Stevenson explains. “We are not going to leave it in the hands of lawyers, politicians or council officials to tell us what happened to us”

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Pakistan horrified over child abuse ring revelations – Telegraph

“It was a gang that has 15 to 21 members. These people have been … raping boys and girls under the age of 15 and then filming them since 2009,” Sarra said. “It is a case of extortion. It is their business.”

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Edward Heath fixed it for Jimmy Savile to receive OBE and attended Paedophile Information Exchange meetings – Mirror Online

Edward Heath backed ­paedophile Jimmy Savile for a royal honour – two years after the previous Prime Minister warned the Queen against it, reports the Sunday People.

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Sir Edward Heath probe sees new sex allegations emerge about young musicians

Earlier in the week, it emerged that a man had also claimed that in 1961, when he was 12 years old, he had been raped by Heath at the politician’s Mayfair flat. A further allegation that Heath was part of a VIP paedophile and child murder ring that operated in London’s Dolphin Square was subsequently aired.

Aug15-independant-kids-company-founder-claims-child-abuse-much-higher

Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh claims scale of child sex abuse by senior Establish figures is worse than we think – UK – News – The Independent

Ms Batmanghelidjh claimed there has been a “culture of suppressing evidence” related to childhood maltreatment, by “very powerful people.”

Aug15-mirror-police-accused-sexual-abuse-child

Policeman appears in court accused of sexually abusing a child – Mirror Online

PC Richard Chamberlain, who is employed by West Midlands Police, is alleged to have abused a child in the 1980s. The 49-year-old officer, who is based at Coventry Police Station, was arrested last October.

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Did Ted Heath abuse children in Jersey? « Jersey Evening Post

Among them are claims that he would take children from the Island’s former care home Haut de la Garenne onto his yacht.

Aug15-cnn-uk-police-force-investigate-child-abuse-ted-heath

Hull man used Skype to swap pictures of child abuse [avoids prison]

Michael Anthony, who has since moved to Shaftesbury Avenue, east Hull, was arrested and interviewed by police. The court heard some of the images involved children as young as 18 months old.

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Edward Heath child abuse claims investigated by five police forces

Kent police has today received a report of a sexual assault having been committed in east Kent in the 1960s. The victim has named Sir Edward Heath in connection with the allegation.

Aug15-cnn-uk-police-force-investigate-child-abuse-ted-heath

Child sex abuse claims against former PM Edward Heath probed – CNN.com

The States of Jersey Police said: “Sir Edward Heath does feature as part of Operation Whistle, currently investigating historical allegations of abuse in Jersey.”

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