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

April 21, 2014

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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news items – Derry home, Nuns, Satanism, Tony Alamo, Rape Victim, Sex Violence, Downing St., Ritual Abuse Conference

March 10, 2014

This week there were new articles on trauma involving children in residential care, Satanism, British MPs, Tony Alamo, aboriginal women, a new  civil rights action filed by  a campus rape victim, that one third of E.U. women suffer abuse, an adviser to the Queen was founder of a paedophile support group and information on Super Bowl sex trafficking including children.

San Jose Teen: Satanism Allowed Me to Kill Classmate
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/San-Jose-Teen-Satanism-Allowed-Him-to-Kill-Classmate-248252881.html
http://goo.gl/tqWP3m

Confession reveals chilling details of San Jose boy’s slaying
His religion — Satanism — allows killing.
http://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_25260331/confession-reveals-chilling-details-boys-slaying
http://goo.gl/gdMGqF

Derry home ‘colluded’ with RUC and clergy to hide truth of abuse, inquiry hears
Witness accuses state agencies of failing a generation of children in residential care
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/derry-home-colluded-with-ruc-and-clergy-to-hide-truth-of-abuse-inquiry-hears-1.1711031
http://goo.gl/i2FCgC

Thousands abused….at hands of Catholic nuns, no apology
An estimated 30,000 suffered psychological, sexual, emotional and physical abuse….at the hands of Catholic Sisters of the Magdalene Order….
http://www.examiner.com/article/thousands-abused-died-at-hands-of-catholic-nuns-no-apology
http://goo.gl/Hjr7Ok

Paedophile MPs are mocking British law
“I have heard stories of satanic ritual abuse, a significant factor in many paedophile rings, at the hands of household-name parliamentarians past and present.”
http://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/462601/Paedophile-MPs-are-mocking-British-law
http://goo.gl/JmmtgM

Hearing in Barbour case to compel discovery evidence 
http://newsitem.com/news/hearing-in-barbour-case-to-compel-discovery-evidence-1.1644398
http://goo.gl/dTPpOC

Tony Alamo victims awarded $525 million; L.A. properties may be sold
Seven women who alleged they were sexually abused as children by former Christian ministry tycoon Tony Alamo were awarded $525 million by an Arkansas judge this week after an Alamo church failed to respond to a lawsuit.
http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-tony-alamo-arkansas-victims-20140228,0,2016670.story
http://goo.gl/7PZqVf

Loretta Saunders remembered at vigil on Parliament Hill
Murder brings more calls for national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women
http://o.canada.com/news/loretta-saunders-remembered-at-vigil-on-parliament-hill/
http://goo.gl/ODY4ZX

Loretta Saunders’ roommates charged with 1st-degree murder
Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry accused in Halifax student’s death
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/loretta-saunders-roommates-charged-with-1st-degree-murder-1.2554052
http://goo.gl/nYfWMa

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest Of Brooklyn Rabbi For Distributing Child Pornography
….According to the allegations in the criminal Complaint filed today in Manhattan federal court, in or about November 2013, WALDMAN distributed child pornography over the Internet by making available for downloading through file-sharing software multiple videos depicting minors engaged in sexual acts.
http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys/pressreleases/March14/SamuelWaldmanArrestPR.php
http://goo.gl/CkIKq5

Landmark Civil Rights Action Filed by Campus Rape Victim to Halt New Federal Law
….A University of Virginia rape victim represented by the Marsh Law Firm has filed a landmark civil rights action to stop a new federal law from undermining pending federal investigations of UVA’s mishandling of a sexual assault case on campus.
http://www.childlaw.us/landmark-civil-rights-action-filed-by-campus-rape-victim-to-halt-new-federal-law/
http://goo.gl/4HJh6Q

World E.U. Study: One Third Of E.U. Women Suffer Abuse
Kharunya Paramaguru March 5, 2014
One in ten claims to have experienced sexual violence by age of 15
….Published by the E.U. Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the survey of 42,000 women aged 18-74 across the E.U. found a third of women in Europe (62 million) had suffered a physical or sexual assault. http://time.com/12705/study-one-third-of-e-u-women-suffer-abuse/   http://goo.gl/aytI7r

High Court judge and the child sex ring: Adviser to Queen was founder of paedophile support group to keep offenders out of jail
Lord Justice Fulford was named last year as an adviser to the Queen
He was a key backer of the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2576451/High-court-judge-child-sex-ring-Adviser-Queen-founder-paedophile-support-group-offenders-jail.html
http://goo.gl/O8Dsni

Downing Street accused of cover-up over senior aide Patrick Rock’s arrest on child abuse images allegations
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/downing-street-accused-of-coverup-over-senior-aide-patrick-rocks-arrest-on-child-abuse-images-allegations-9169818.html
http://goo.gl/PK7XqB

Researchers Say Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Included Minors – Here & Now
researchers who combed through online sex ads, placed decoy ads and say they identified nearly 2,000 potential sex trafficking victims, including 84 children.
http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/03/06/superbowl-sex-trafficking
http://goo.gl/b9GWuh

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.