Posts Tagged ‘aboriginal women’

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

February 18, 2015

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

 

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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.

news items – Frances Andrade, Catholic workhouses, Organized abuse, Cult abuse, FMSF, Pope

February 18, 2013

This week there were news articles on the effects of victims being cross examined during trial, the Irish Womens’ Catholic workhouses that ran until 1996, accusations of abuse against well known UK figures, a Zen priest and Canadian police against aboriginal women. J. Freyd discusses the origins of the FMS group. Other cult and ritual  accusations and convictions are discussed. Articles have been published on the Pope having immunity and the Legion of Christ documents being released.

Frances Andrade death: Charity calls for review in child abuse trials
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-21395749
http://goo.gl/sUqoe

Ireland sent girls, women to Catholic workhouses until 1996, report finds
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/05/16854772-ireland-sent-girls-women-to-catholic-workhouses-until-1996-report-finds
http://goo.gl/glGSs

Special report: Police revisit the grim mystery of Elm Guest House
Boys in care were allegedly being groomed for sex at parties at a south-west London house attended by well-known and powerful figures.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/special-report-police-revisit-the-grim-mystery-of-elm-guest-house-8420435.html
http://goo.gl/PuVgw

Zen Groups Distressed by Accusations Against Teacher
http://goo.gl/s8zvK
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/12/world/asia/zen-buddhists-roiled-by-accusations-against-teacher.html

Report on Joshu Sasaki Allegations allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct
http://goo.gl/uv5wb
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/02/12/us/Joshu-Sasaki-investigation-report.html

Organised abuse and the politics of disbelief
Michael Salter  http://www.cjrn.unsw.edu.au

NCRJ Reveals Itself
http://goo.gl/jXP7l
http://blogs.brown.edu/recoveredmemory/2013/02/09/ncrj-reveals-itself/

Theoretical and Personal Perspectives on the Delayed Memory Debate By Jennifer J. Freyd, PhD
http://goo.gl/YABP0
http://theawarenesscenter.blogspot.com/1993/08/theoretical-and-personal-perspectives.html

15-Year-Old Girl Raped, Police Dismiss the Case Because Victim and Attackers Have “Low IQs”
http://goo.gl/pDNgf
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/15-year-old-girl-raped-police-dismiss-case-because-victim-and-attackers-have-low

Torso of African boy detectives believe was killed in a ritual sacrifice before being tossed into the Thames is ‘identified’ by key witness  Torso named Adam by detectives has been ‘revealed’ as Nigerian-born Patrick Erhabor
http://goo.gl/P8bmE

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/torso-of-african-boy-detectives-believe-was-killed-in-a-ritual-sacrifice-before-being-tossed-into-the-thames-is-identified-by-key-witness-8485955.html

Sister’s persistence leads to murder charges
Fullerton detectives question a convicted murderer, who confesses to killing 3 men in 1981-82 and disposing of the bodies in what he called a Tibetan sky burial ritual.
http://goo.gl/mN1VX
http://www.ocregister.com/news/marshall-495651-fullerton-case.html

Smashed: The sex-slave cult where women were ‘forced to sleep with men claiming to be reincarnation of Christ’ on Mexico-US border
Cult was called the ‘Defensores de Cristo’ or ‘Defenders of Christ’
It allegedly recruited women to have sex with a Spanish man
Authorities raided house across the border from Laredo, Texas
http://goo.gl/Q6HFT
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270550/Sex-slave-cult-Mexico-US-border-women-forced-sleep-reincarnations-Christ.html

Konstantin Rudnev: Russian cult leader jailed for sex abuse
A Russian cult leader who described himself as an “extra-terrestrial from Sirius” has been jailed for 11 years for sexually abusing his followers.
http://goo.gl/gVfzf
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/9857871/Konstantin-Rudnev-Russian-cult-leader-jailed-for-sex-abuse.html

Pope will have security, immunity by remaining in the Vatican
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/15/us-pope-resignation-immunity-idUSBRE91E0ZI20130215
http://goo.gl/CzYQM

Satanic ritual abuse in the UK – Scotland Part 2
http://youtu.be/Uq-Tm3cyUoA

has pictures of abuse
Canadian police face multiple ‘sexual abuse’ accusations from aboriginal women – HRW
Human Rights Watch
http://rt.com/news/police-women-aboriginal-rights-182/
http://goo.gl/DL3Ay

RI Ruling Means Release of Legion of Christ Docs – organization took control of an elderly woman’s finances and persuaded her to bequeath it $60 million.
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/ri-ruling-means-release-legion-christ-docs-18506172
http://goo.gl/atHKs

Interview with Brian Moss: Qualities and Information Useful for a Therapist and a Client Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
http://ritualabuse.us/research/did/interview-with-brian-moss-qualities-and-information-useful-for-a-therapist-and-a-client-working-with-dissociative-identity-disorder-did/
http://goo.gl/W4a1p