news items – Pope and abuse, rape in India, Savile, Nightline, Kincora, Facebook page

This week there were new articles on the backlash against sexual assault victims, clergy abuse in Argentina and the Pope, new rape laws in India, cover ups in the UK of serial abuse crimes, re-opening the Kincora boys home case and Facebook.

UNC-Chapel Hill Faces Backlash Over Sexual Assault Victim Honor Court Charge 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/unc-chapel-hill-sexual-assault_n_2814090.html
http://goo.gl/5fLDr

Clergy abuse victims call on Pope Francis to open files on Argentina’s pedophile priests
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/clergy-abuse-victims-call-on-pope-francis-to-open-files-on-argentinas-pedophile-priests/2013/03/19/ed810cb2-90c6-11e2-9173-7f87cda73b49_story.html
http://goo.gl/m9oob

Former Christian Brother found guilty of sexually abusing boy at Letterfrack

http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/0322/377897-court-christian-brother/

Pope Francis was often quiet on Argentine sex abuse cases as archbishop http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/pope-francis-was-often-quiet-on-argentine-sex-abuse-cases-as-archbishop/2013/03/18/26e7eca4-8ff6-11e2-9cfd-36d6c9b5d7ad_story.html  http://goo.gl/y44yy

Indian legislators pass strict anti-rape law
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/british-tourist-jumps-from-indian-hotel-balcony-to-escape-sexual-assault-police-say/2013/03/19/1c25919c-9094-11e2-9173-7f87cda73b49_story.html
http://goo.gl/GTU6e

Abuse inquiry to proceed under changed law
http://news.brisbanetimes.com.au/breaking-news-national/abuse-inquiry-to-proceed-under-changed-law-20130319-2gcma.html
http://goo.gl/z9Kd3

Police ‘protection’ of celebrities ‘allowed serial abusers Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile to escape prosecution for decades’
http://goo.gl/zSWjL
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/police-protection-of-celebrities-allowed-serial-abusers-cyril-smith-and-jimmy-savile-to-escape-prosecution-for-decades-8541473.html

280,000 girls accept sex abuse as being normal
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/280000-girls-accept-sex-abuse-as-being-normal-7463699.html
http://goo.gl/1Fa6C

Nightline: When To Believe A Child’s Word
http://theawarenesscenter.blogspot.com/2011/02/turning-point-when-children-accuse-who.html
http://goo.gl/3msUJ

Senior LAUSD officials knew of child abuse claims, lawyers say 
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2013/03/senior-district-officials-knew-of-child-abuse-allegations-attorneys-claim.html
http://goo.gl/wcf86

Missing dogs, ritualistic killing confound Idaho officials
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-usa-dogsidahol1n0cd0be-20130320,0,3597508.story
http://goo.gl/OxD70

Police re-open child sex abuse investigation at Kincora boys home in Belfast     
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/police-re-open-child-sex-abuse-1781425
http://goo.gl/WvxOQ

Facebook users disgusted as ‘child porn’ video receives 16,000 shares and 4,000 likes
Clip allegedly showed a young girl being abused by an older man

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-users-disgusted-as-child-porn-video-receives-16000-shares-and-4000-likes-8545876.html
http://goo.gl/sL06A

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