news items: MI5 – Kincora children’s home, Aboriginal women, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Rotherham abuse scandal, Anonymous to target paedophiles, Fred Talbot

This week there were several news articles covering rape and trauma issues. These include the MI5 being accused of covering up sexual abuse at the Kincora children’s home, the story of aboriginal women in Canada: 54% of girls sexually assaulted, beaten, choked or threatened with a gun or a knife, possible coverup by Jehovah’s Witnesses of child sex abuse, the Rotherham abuse scandal: police alleged unwilling to pursue claims of sexually exploitation, 233 recorded cases of child abuse and 33 cases of reported sexual assault in Australia detention camps, Anonymous to target paedophiles using the ‘dark web’ to carry out child abuse and Fred Talbot TV weatherman history of child abuse.

MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse at boys’ home

Court case to address alleged cover-up of British state involvement at the Kincora children’s home in Northern Ireland
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/15/mi5-kincora-childrens-home-northwen-ireland-sexual-abuse
http://goo.gl/0E01om

Silent no more
How do you tell the story of aboriginal women in Canada today?
54% of girls like you will be sexually assaulted, beaten, choked or threatened with a gun or a knife; you are four times more likely to be victims of a homicide….
40% of aboriginal women die at the hands of spouses or boyfriends, 23% are killed by family….
1,181 documented cases of missing and murdered aboriginal women…. http://news.nationalpost.com/silent-no-more/   http://goo.gl/oD2jrs

Did leaders of Jehovah’s Witnesses cover up child sex abuse
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/leaders-jehovahs-witnesses-cover-child-sex-abuse/
http://goo.gl/2relo3

Rotherham abuse lawyer: More evidence will link perpetrators to police   
Complaints have been made about the late Pc Hassan Ali alleging he was unwilling to pursue claims of exploitation
1,400 children found to have been sexually exploited in the South Yorkshire town.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11399556/Rotherham-abuse-lawyer-More-evidence-will-link-perpetrators-to-police.html
http://goo.gl/Xeu00v

Essex Police under investigation over ‘failings’ by child abuse unit
Essex Police apologise to alleged victims of child abuse after ‘uncovering problems’ with 30 investigations over a three year period
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11405598/Essex-Police-apologises-to-child-abuse-victims-after-its-revealed-30-investigations-were-flawed.html
http://goo.gl/BM9ja7

Hacking group Anonymous to target paedophiles using the ‘dark web’ to carry out child abuse
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2924864/Hacking-group-Anonymous-target-paedophiles.html

‘Australia is ashamed,’ Human Rights Report Records Hundreds Child Abuse Cases In Detention
According to reports, there were 233 recorded cases of child abuse and 33 cases of reported sexual assault, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. http://au.ibtimes.com/australia-ashamed-human-rights-report-records-hundreds-child-abuse-cases-detention-1420904   http://goo.gl/s3WiXN

Kids In Detention Have Spoken Their Minds About Australia In The New “Forgotten Children” Report
http://junkee.com/kids-in-detention-have-spoken-their-minds-about-australia-in-the-human-rights-commissions-new-forgotten-children-report/50970
http://goo.gl/soCV6a

The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention (2014)
Australia currently holds about 800 children in mandatory closed immigration detention for indefinite periods, with no pathway to protection or settlement.
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/forgotten-children-national-inquiry-children-immigration-detention-2014
http://goo.gl/Z6Zqrl
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/sites/default/files/document/publication/forgotten_children_2014.pdf
http://goo.gl/ccFqj7

Fred Talbot: TV weatherman hid history of child abuse
Former television presenter Fred Talbot found fame aboard a floating weather map in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, but behind his quirky on-screen persona a history of child abuse lay hidden.
The 65-year-old, who has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys, trained as a biology teacher in the 1960s.
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-31323793
http://goo.gl/WJLszP

 

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


%d bloggers like this: