news items – Online child abuse and Bitcoin, Jersey care inquiry, Haut de la Garenne, Jimmy Savile, Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxfordshire gangs

This week there were news articles about Online child abuse and Bitcoin, child sacrifice, the Jersey care inquiry and Haut de la Garenne, 1400 children in Rotherham, Jimmy Savile abuse in hospitals and Oxfordshire gangs. 

Online child abuse moving to Skype, Bitcoin: Europol

Gov’t drafts plan to fight child sacrifice

Jersey care inquiry: Sexual abuse ‘was common’ 
Consensual sex and sexual abuse were both common at the Haut de la Garenne children’s home in the 1980s, a care inquiry has heard.

‘Beast of Jersey’ claims heard by abuse inquiry
The Jersey Care Inquiry is examining historical abuse in the care system
A notorious sex offender dubbed the “Beast of Jersey”

Former Haut de la Garenne resident tells of abuse 
A former resident of the Haut de la Garenne children’s home was abused by a member of staff and residents in the 1960s and ’70s, an inquiry heard.

Jersey care inquiry: Police told of Savile abuse  
A Jersey care home resident told police in 2009 that he had been abused by Jimmy Savile, an inquiry has heard.

Three arrested over child abuse in Rotherham and Sheffield  
At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report published in August found.
Children as young as 11 were raped by multiple perpetrators, abducted, trafficked to other English cities, beaten and intimidated, the Jay report said.

Jimmy Savile: Hospital staff knew of abuse, report finds

Jeremy Hunt to apologise to Savile victims as ‘horrific’ scale of abuse emerges

The great dictator: Inside the mind of Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile scandal: DJ’s brother abused patients, visitors and staff at psychiatric hospital

300 victims groomed and assaulted by Oxfordshire gangs, report finds
Serious case review finds failings by police and social services as it identifies hundreds of victims
Key findings are will expose how police officers and social workers failed to believe the girls when they detailed the abuse they were suffering, and dismissed their complaints

Ten men charged over Rochdale child abuse claim
So far, 65 people have been arrested as part of Operation Doublet and the investigation continues


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