news items – Elmo actor, Florida school, Clergy abuse, Savile cops, Witch coven ritual abuse

This week there were several news article about trauma and child abuse. The Elmo actor has received his fourth accusation. Evidence of wide spread abuse was found at a Florida boys reform school. Cornish ‘white witches’ were found guilty of ritual sex abuse on girls. More high profile figures will be arrested in connection to the Jimmy Savile case.

Elmo actor faces sex abuse claim from fourth accuser
http://goo.gl/4Svnp

http://todayentertainment.today.com/_news/2012/12/10/15819226-elmo-actor-faces-sex-abuse-claim-from-fourth-accuser

Abuses at infamous Florida boys reform school even more widespread, report says
http://goo.gl/gDQzx

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/10/15823192-abuses-at-infamous-florida-boys-reform-school-even-more-widespread-report-says

Documentation of the Boot Hill Cemetary (8JA1860), at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, Marianna, Florida
http://goo.gl/KYqJo

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/MSNBC/Sections/NEWS/AJDocs/20121210_DozierSchoolReport.pdf

Cornish ‘white witches’ guilty of ritual sex abuse on girls
Police say children as young as three may have been involved in coven’s ceremonies
Two members of a Cornish white witch coven have been convicted of carrying out ritualistic sex abuse on young girls.
http://goo.gl/DzRVf

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/dec/14/cornish-white-witches-guilty-ritual-abuse

‘White witch coven’ took part ritualistic sex abuse of young girls, court told – Two men deny string of attacks in Cornwall on children as young as three from late 1970s to 2009     Steven Morris and agency guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 28 November 2012
http://goo.gl/u5MmH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/nov/28/witches-sex-abuse-allegations-children-court

Paedophile cult leader convicted for ‘satanic’ rape campaign
Batley was self-styled high priest of group that handed children around for sex in Kidwelly http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/mar/09/paedophile-satanic-cult-batley-kidwelly

Merzbacher victim: Archdiocese has much to answer for
http://goo.gl/N7Pku

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-abuse-archdiocese-20121206,0,7429725.story


25 celebs probed by Savile cops

At least six more high profile figures ‘to be arrested in coming weeks’
About 450 potential victims have come forward since inquiry began two months ago, Scotland Yard said….
http://goo.gl/zzngT

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4689140/saville-cops-probe-25-celebrities.html


Child Abuse Drops for Fifth Straight Year

About fourfifths of those killed were younger than 4, and parents were deemed responsible for nearly four-fifths of the deaths….
http://goo.gl/PSW4c

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/child-abuse-drops-straight-year-17945388

Fewer Child Abuse and Neglect Incidents for Fifth Straight Year
53.6 percent of the abusers were women.
48.4 percent were Caucasian, 20.2 percent were African-American, and 19.2 percent were Hispanic.
80.8 percent of the abusers were the victim’s parent.
Of the children who were reported as maltreatment victims, 11.2 percent were physically or mentally disabled….
http://goo.gl/LYfpb

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/blog/2012/12/fewer-child-abuse-and-neglect-incidents-for-fifth-straight-year

 

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