Survivorship News Articles November 2018

News Articles

Some of these articles may describe violence and/or abuse.

 New York attorney general’s office has issued subpoenas to every Catholic diocese in the state https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/09/06/new-york-joins-the-list-of-states-investigating-sex-crimes-committed-by-catholic-priests/

Dozens of clergy sex abuse victims waiting on answers about compensation https://www.wivb.com/news/local-news/dozens-of-clergy-sex-abuse-victims-waiting-on-answers-about-compensation/1546925553

Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over child abuse claims – More than 100 Catholic clergy are being investigated in Chile over alleged sex crimes and attempts to cover them up.  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45850354

Feds subpoena Pennsylvania dioceses in Catholic clergy sex abuse  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pennsylvania-clergy-sex-abuse-catholic-church-federal-subpoenas-department-of-justice-2018-10-18/

A Wave of Child Sexual Abuse Accusations Against a Doctor, and Hospital Says It Knew   https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/nyregion/dr-reginald-archibald-rockefeller-abuse.html

Mexico violence: Remains of 166 found in Veracruz mass grave https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-45442402

Chicago bishop who didn’t report child abuse allegations to police is living on archdiocese property  https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/08/us/chicago-catholic-bishop-never-reported-abuse/index.html

German Catholic priests ‘abused thousands of children’ More than 3,600 children in Germany were assaulted by Roman Catholic priests between 1946 and 2014, a leaked report has revealed. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45500072

Two Satan worshiping middle school girls plotted to kill fellow students and drink their blood   https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/10/24/two-satan-worshiping-middle-school-girls-plotted-to-kill-fellow-students-and-drink-their-blood/23570847/

Rotherham child sexual abuse: Gang of seven guilty  Seven men have been found guilty of grooming and exploiting young girls The convictions are the latest to come out of Operation Stovewood, the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, which has identified more than 1,500 victims https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-45980210

Brett Kavanaugh letter’s contents are revealed   The woman who wrote a letter to lawmakers accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct claimed he held her down and tried to force himself on her during an alcohol-fueled high school party in the ’80s, according to a New Yorker article published on Friday.  https://nypost.com/2018/09/14/brett-kavanaugh-letters-contents-are-revealed/

Secret letter accuses Brett Kavanaugh of decades-old sexual misconduct https://nypost.com/2018/09/13/secret-letter-may-accuse-brett-kavanaugh-of-sexual-misconduct/

Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Offers Corroborating Data Including A Lie Detector Test https://hillreporter.com/brett-kavanaughs-accuser-comes-forward-with-corroborating-data-takes-polygraph-lie-detector-7306

Washington Post: Kavanaugh accuser comes forward https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/16/politics/christine-blasey-ford-brett-kavanaugh/index.html

Mark Judge, Kavanaugh’s high school classmate, details high school parties in past writings https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/17/politics/mark-judge-brett-kavanaugh-high-school/index.html

Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh accuser ‘faces death threats’ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45568450

Yale roommate says Kavanaugh lied under oath about drinking and yearbook https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/03/politics/yale-roommate-kavanaugh-cnntv/index.html

Kavanaugh’s college roommate: He was lying   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQGrTMLYTCI

How Trauma Affects Memory: Scientists Weigh In On The Kavanaugh Hearing https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/09/28/652524372/how-trauma-affects-memory-scientists-weigh-in-on-the-kavanaugh-hearing

Poll: More Believe Ford Than Kavanaugh, A Cultural Shift From 1991  https://www.npr.org/2018/10/03/654054108/poll-more-believe-ford-than-kavanaugh-a-cultural-shift-from-1991

Accuser’s schoolmate says she recalls hearing of alleged Kavanaugh incident https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/accuser-s-schoolmate-says-she-recalls-hearing-alleged-kavanaugh-incident-n911111

 Brett Kavanaugh Liked Female Clerks Who Looked A ‘Certain Way,’ Yale Student Was Told https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/yale-student-brett-kavanaugh-clerkship-look_us_5ba2f051e4b0181540d9e2bb

Anita Hill: New Kavanaugh investigation is necessary   Hill doubts Senate staffers “are qualified to carry out this investigation in a neutral fashion.” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/anita-hill-new-kavanaugh-investigation-necessary-n911266

Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from Brett Kavanaugh’s College Years https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/senate-democrats-investigate-a-new-allegation-of-sexual-misconduct-from-the-supreme-court-nominee-brett-kavanaughs-college-years-deborah-ramirez

Kavanaugh Denies Fresh Harassment Allegations From College Classmate https://www.npr.org/2018/09/23/650979665/kavanaugh-denies-fresh-harassment-allegations-from-college-classmate

Avenatti promises new Kavanaugh accuser to come forward in next 48 hours https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/24/politics/michael-avenatti-brett-kavanaugh-cnntv/index.html

In a Culture of Privilege and Alcohol at Yale, Her World Converged With Kavanaugh’s Deborah Ramirez has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her during a drinking game at a dorm party when they were freshmen at Yale. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/25/us/politics/deborah-ramirez-brett-kavanaugh-allegations.html

Senate probed new allegation of misconduct against Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nominee was asked about an anonymous  accusation of physical assault. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/senate-probing-new-allegation-misconduct-against-kavanaugh-n913581

New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate committee https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/26/politics/julie-swetnick-allegation-kavanaugh/index.html

Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick speaks out on sexual abuse allegations “I felt like somebody took me and basically said, ‘You’re worthless. You are nothing to us. You are disposable.'”  https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/kavanaugh-accuser-julie-swetnick-speaks-out-sexual-abuse-allegations-n915641

Text messages suggest Kavanaugh wanted to refute accuser’s claim before it became public https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/mutual-friend-ramirez-kavanaugh-anxious-come-forward-evidence-n915566

Text messages between Brett Kavanaugh and his classmates seem to contradict his Senate testimony  https://www.businessinsider.com/did-brett-kavanaugh-commit-perjury-testimony-new-yorker-article-deborah-ramirez-2018-10

Brett Kavanaugh was ‘belligerent and aggressive’ drinker, Yale classmate says https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/10/01/brett-kavanaugh-yale-classmate-drinking-statement/1484822002/

 Chief Justice John Roberts Accused of ‘Cover Up’ for Sitting on Kavanaugh Misconduct Complaints https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/chief-justice-john-roberts-accused-of-cover-up-for-sitting-on-kavanaugh-misconduct-complaints/

FBI’s Kavanaugh review was limited from the start, The New York Times reports https://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/fbi-s-kavanaugh-review-was-limited-from-the-start-the-new-york-times-reports-1338382915520

 Arizona Shelter Shut in Latest Case of Migrant Child Abuse http://time.com/5421462/arizona-migrant-children-shelter-abuse/

 More possible victims come forward in case of doctor accused of drugging, raping women  Dr. Grant William Robicheaux and Cerissa Laura Riley are accused of accused of drugging and sexually assaulting at least two women. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/more-possible-victims-come-forward-case-doctor-accused-drugging-raping-n911261

‘I lost my entire family to a cult’: How one woman escaped Grace Road   A South Korean church  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-45492913

Video Appears to Show a South Korean ‘Cult Leader’ Physically Abusing Her Followers http://time.com/5397789/south-korea-grace-road-church-beating-video/

Defectors say former church pastor is a ‘cult leader,’ but her son fights back https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/28/asia/fiji-grace-road-church-intl/index.html

 Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/25/us/bill-cosby-sentence-assault/index.html

Child abuse inquiry says orphanages were places of ‘threat and abuse’  https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-45812269

Ex-Jehovah’s Witness, abuse survivor launches nonprofit  https://www.times-standard.com/2018/10/11/ets-l-maple-1011/

The woman who escaped a polygamous cult – and turned its HQ into a refuge Briell Decker was 18 when she became the 65th wife of US cult leader Warren Jeffs. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/13/woman-escaped-cult-hq-flds-refuge

Nevada’s famous pimp expected to win election despite death He said the anti-brothel push, the regulatory problems and multiple allegations of sexual assault against him were politically motivated. Three of the allegations from prostitutes never resulted in charges. Hof denied all of the accusations.  https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/10/17/nevadas-famous-pimp-expected-to-win-election-despite-death/23564404/

 After delays, trial set for November in Casa Isla abuse case Casa Isla was a youth detention facility for boys committed by the courts to the custody of the state Department of Youth Services. It housed approximately 100 adolescent boys each year until it was closed in 2014 amid an investigation into the alleged abuse. https://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/10/after_delays_trial_set_for_nov.html

 Scott Morrison’s national apology to Australian survivors and victims of child sexual abuse – full speech – Full text of the apology speech for institutional child sexual abuse as delivered in parliament https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/22/scott-morrisons-national-apology-to-australian-survivors-and-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-full-speech

German court refuses to imprison cult leader linked to child abuse Colonia Dignidad was founded in Chile by a former Nazi in 1961. For years, the cult was cut off, hiding sexual abuse and torture. Now its German doctor has avoided prison despite convictions for aiding child abuse.  https://global.handelsblatt.com/politics/colonia-dignidad-german-cult-chile-nazi-colony-hartmut-hopp-paul-schaefer-schafer-chile-colonia-dignidad-967032

Corey Feldman Reveals Title of His Long-Awaited Documentary About Child Abuse in Movie Industry  https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/corey-feldman-reveals-title-of-his-long-awaited-documentary-about-child-abuse/

Psychiatric Impact of Organized and Ritual Child Sexual Abuse: Cross-Sectional Findings from Individuals Who Report Being Victimized Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(11), 2417; doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112417 https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/11/2417/htm

Spain police bust ‘black magic’ prostitution ring in Murcia Spanish police say they have rescued 15 transgender Brazilians from forced prostitution in the city of Murcia. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46049213

North Korea: Sexual abuse of women ‘common’, report claims https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46053342

CIA Mind Control | CIA Secret Experiments  National Geographic  During the Cold War, the CIA launched a highly classified program aimed at mastering the art of mind control.  CIA Secret Experiments – Information on Ewen Cameron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUW-frxo2X4

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