news items – Clergy Abuse, Memory of Murder, Witch-Hunt narrative, Sexual Violence, Cyril Smith, Human Trafficking, convicted murderer and Satanism

This week there were several new articles about trauma and trauma crimes.  The U.N. will be questioning the Vatican again on clergy abuse, Ross Cheit has another article on the Witch-Hunt narrative, a man has a memory of an old murder, research was presented on the normalization of sexual violence, more information came out on former MP Cyril Smith and allegations he was protected by a high-level paedophile ring, a cult leader was charged with 59 counts of sexual abuse, new articles on a convicted murderer’s interest in Satanism and information on human trafficking and slavery.

U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse 
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/04/14/un-vatican-clergy-sex-abuse/7706461/
http://goo.gl/NIkTmD

Describing Abusive Behavior as “Young Love”  
Proponents of the witch-hunt narrative have a particular kind of blindness to real abuse.
https://blogs.brown.edu/rcheit/2014/04/09/describing-abusive-behavior-as-young-love/#more
http://goo.gl/TLxr6V
Proponents of the witch-hunt narrative have a particular kind of blindness to real abuse. That is, they don’t see sexual abuse in places where it is obvious to others. The book (The Witch-Hunt Narrative) is full of examples where real abuse is described as a false accusation or false conviction by proponents of the narrative.

Man claims he witnessed Dana Bradley murder
RCMP investigate, inform him no new evidence found
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2014-03-15/article-3650234/Man-claims-he-witnessed-Dana-Bradley-murder/1
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2014-03-15/article-3650234/Man-claims-he-witnessed-Dana-Bradley-murder/2
http://goo.gl/uBq4Ae

‘The guy is the real thing’
Doctor says man’s story of Dana Bradley murder shouldn’t be written off as false memory syndrome
http://www.northernpen.ca/News/Local/2014-03-17/article-3651754/%26lsquo%3BThe-guy-is-the-real-thing%26rsquo%3B/1
http://goo.gl/0vZQrO

‘There’s nothing left I can do,’ says man convinced he witnessed murder
….Commission interim chair Ian McPhail wrote in the final report that the forensic psychiatrist’s diagnosis of false memory syndrome didn’t play a role in the attention given to the investigation, and wasn’t the basis for the investigators’ dismissal of the tip.
http://www.northernpen.ca/News/Regional/2014-03-18/article-3653169/%26lsquoThere%26rsquos-nothing-left-I-can-do%2C%26rsquo-says-man-convinced-he-witnessed-murder/1
http://goo.gl/pEuXDN

Disturbing Study Finds Women Actually Think Sexual Violence is Normal
Sadly, statistics show us that they’re not exactly wrong.
http://www.ryot.org/women-think-sexual-violence-normal/642849
http://goo.gl/pEuXDN

Normalizing Sexual Violence
Young Women Account for Harassment and Abuse
http://gas.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/02/28/0891243214526468.full
http://goo.gl/o8TSCP

Cyril Smith ‘protected by a high-level Westminster paedophile ring’ claims MP
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/cyril-smith-child-abuse-mp-3421467
http://goo.gl/WIZDSs

Children as young as EIGHT were abused at school linked to paedophile MP Cyril Smith
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/children-young-eight-were-abused-3414779
http://goo.gl/hguSdS

Cyril Smith sex abuse scandal: Police told of ‘at least’ 11 more suspects
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/cyril-smith-sex-abuse-scandal-3403214
http://goo.gl/7fDNSP

New Pa. laws redefine who must report child abuse
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/breaking/ci_25581205/new-pa-laws-redefine-who-must-report-child
http://goo.gl/Ko4vOg

Minnesota cult leader charged with 59 counts of sexual abuse
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/minnesota-cult-leader-charged-59-sexual-abuse-counts-maidens-article-1.1758703
http://goo.gl/rfzzlj

Report: Accused child molester said sex was ‘God’s word’
http://news.yahoo.com/video/report-accused-child-molester-said-134909009.html
http://goo.gl/WHrYko

Nebraska Supreme Court rejects Rulo cult leader’s appeal, but execution still in limbo
http://www.omaha.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140418218
http://goo.gl/Typn4R

Killer Luke Mitchell demands Satanic books in jail
http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/crime/killer-luke-mitchell-demands-satanic-books-in-jail-1-3375463
http://goo.gl/sPpi9z

Jodi Jones killer Luke Mitchell demands right to study Satanic textbooks in prison due to his ‘religious beliefs’
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/jodi-jones-killer-luke-mitchell-3407242
http://goo.gl/teIbvw

Over 100 ‘Human Trafficking’ Victims Rescued
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/over-100-human-trafficking-victims-rescued-011448372.html
http://goo.gl/a7dEOT

National Statistics on Child Abuse
http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org/NCANationalStatistics
http://goo.gl/lb7LH

India’s child maids face slavery, abuse and sometimes rape
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/india-turns-blind-eye-to-trafficking-rape-of-child-maids/2013/01/19/3f7ec544-5e73-11e2-9940-6fc488f3fecd_story.html
http://goo.gl/Q18E1z

Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Child Abuse May 2014 Conference      
“Survivors Supporting Survivors,”  May 17 – 18, 2014 at the Executive Inn & Suites in Oakland, CA.
speakers are now listed at:
https://survivorship.org/survivorship-ritual-abuse-and-child-abuse-2014-conference/  http://goo.gl/G8OgYy
The conference Keynote Speaker is Jennifer Freyd, Ph.D.

child, clergy, institutional and ritual abuse articles  http://ritualabuse.us

The NATRC seeks Truth and Reconciliation over historical and present-day extreme abuse and human rights violations. http://natrcoalition.org

 

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