Posts Tagged ‘rape victim’

news items: Bill Cosby, LA Schools $139 million settlement, UK organized & VP child abuse investigations, Westminster, Rotherham, St Helena and Ascension

November 23, 2014

This week there were news articles on the Bill Cosby rape allegations. L.A. schools paid settlement for child abuse for $139 million to the families of 81 children, continued investigations in the UK of child abuse allegations in Rotherham, Westminster, St Helena and Ascension and VIP rings.

Constand filed a lawsuit in 2005 that included 13 women willing to tell similar stories, Greene and Bowman among them; the suit was settled, no terms were disclosed and Cosby was never charged with a crime.

Bill Cosby raped me. Why did it take 30 years for people to believe my story?
Only when a male comedian called Cosby a rapist did the accusation take hold.
They, like other sexual assault victims, deserve our support. It’s the perpetrators who should be facing public humiliation – not the victims….

Dr. Huxtable & Mr. Hyde
Who is Bill Cosby? What’s happened to the man who taught us to laugh at ourselves — and what do we do with him now?

Bill Cosby Under Fire  The Comedian Settles a Case Accusing Him of Sexual Abuse—but Other Women Make Similar Claims  none of them stand to profit from suing Cosby for monetary damages; the statute of limitations on all their charges has expired. And their stories, which take place in several cities and span two decades, illustrate the same pattern of behavior.,,20059561,00.html

Barbara Bowman Speaks About Bill Cosby Sexual Abuse Allegations
Last week, Newsweek interviewed Tamara Green, one of 13 women who accused Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them in a civil lawsuit brought by Andrea Constand in 2004, and settled under undisclosed terms in 2006.

One Very Important Thing Is Missing From the New Cosby Biography: A Timeline of the Abuse Charges

In interview with tabloid, Bill Cosby discusses molestation allegations
Cosby denied the allegations.

Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault during 1982 hotel meetup
In an interview with ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ the former supermodel said Cosby raped her in a Lake Tahoe hotel room in 1982. Dickinson is the third woman to accuse Cosby of sexual assault in the last month.

EXCLUSIVE: Janice Dickinson Details Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Accusations: He Raped Me
With rape allegations against Bill Cosby mounting, supermodel Janice Dickinson tells ET in a new interview that the comedian sexually assaulted her in 1982.

Bill Cosby’s Joke About Drugging Women in 1969 Resurfaces as New Alleged Victim Speaks Out
a joke from Cosby’s 1969 album It’s True! It’s True! has been making the rounds.

Comeback by Cosby Unravels as Rape Claims Re-emerge
in recent weeks, his triumphant return to the national stage has fallen apart in the face of a wave of accusations by women who say Mr. Cosby drugged and raped them decades ago. On Wednesday, NBC said it was canceling the pilot project, and the cable network TV Land quietly decided to stop showing repeats of “The Cosby Show.” Less than 24 hours earlier, Netflix said it was postponing the debut of the comedy special. Other scheduled appearances by Mr. Cosby — on David Letterman’s late-night show and Queen Latifah’s daytime talk show — have also been canceled.

What will Bill Cosby’s legacy be?
The accusations against Mr. Cosby have been all the more striking because his hit TV show, his commercials for Jell-O and his best-selling books about fatherhood helped him present an image of the ideal family man.

Attorney: L.A. schools pay ‘largest’ public settlement for child abuse at $139 million
to the families of 81 children /

Organised child sex abuse ‘widespread in England’, MPs say
report by Professor Alexis Jay, which revealed up to 1,400 children were estimated to have been victims of abuse in the South Yorkshire town between 1997 and 2013.

Alexis Jay: Years of missing records mean Rotherham child abuse numbers ‘much higher’ than 1,400

‘Operation Midland’ investigates Tory MP over boy’s murder
Met also probes slaying of second boy in sex attack in front of former cabinet minister

Historical abuse inquiry: Police examine ‘possible homicide’
The man says he was first abused by his own father before being “handed over” as a young boy to the group
Police are investigating “possible homicide” linked to what has been described as a paedophile ring involving powerful people in the 1970s and 1980s.
The group is alleged to have included senior figures in public life, the military, politics and law enforcement.

Convicted sex offender with links to notorious paedophile group appeared on Jimmy Savile show
Keith Harding, who was convicted of sex offences in 1950s, appeared on Jim’ll Fix It Christmas episode in 1980 ….PIE, which campaigned for the age of consent to be reduced to four

Paedophile group linked to Savile show guest
Keith Harding was active in the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE), according to documents seen by the BBC.

Charles Napier guilty of historical child abuse 
Charles Napier, a 67-year-old former teacher, has admitted sexually abusing 21 boys between 1967 and 1972.

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Police watchdog to investigate 10 officers over handling of exploitation complaints The police watchdog is to investigate 10 officers in South Yorkshire over their handling of the Rotherham sex abuse scandal.

Supermodel Ruslana Korshunova had joined ‘dehumanising’ cult before jumping to death, author claims

Rape victim aged 5 writes to police who failed her and asks: ‘Why did you let me down?’
The little girl, who is still waiting for justice, told officers:  ‘Something very bad happened and it was your job to make sure he was punished. But you didn’t do your job’….
A five-year-old rape victim has written a devastating letter to police saying officers had “let her down” over the way they investigated the crime.

Councils leaving children at sex-abuse risk, says Ofsted
Vulnerable children in England are at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse because of council failures, the children’s services watchdog has said.

The sexual exploitation of children: it couldn’t happen here, could it?

Communities and Local Government Committee – Third Report
Child sexual exploitation in Rotherham
The Jay Report sets out in chilling detail how the authorities responsible for protecting children in Rotherham against sexual exploitation failed at least 1,400 children.

Children first: the child protection system in England – Education Committee Contents

Child abuse, adversity associated with poor health and employment outcomes later in life

Westminster child abuse claims: what do we know?
Police are investigating possible murders linked to Elm Guest House in south-west London after claims of a cover-up
What do we know about politicians and child abuse at Westminster?
A number of allegations have been made. So far the only politician to have been implicated is the Liberal MP Cyril Smith, who died in 2010, but other unnamed politicians were also alleged to have been involved in a Westminster paedophile ring.
What happened at Elm Guest House?
At least three MPs were reported to have been questioned in 1982 after a police raid on the guesthouse. It was reported at the time that it was being used as a brothel where children as young as 10 were abused.

Sasha Wass QC, prosecutor in Rolf Harris trial, to lead island sex abuse inquiry
Sasha Wass QC, has been brought into to head an investigation into an alleged cover-up on St Helena and Ascension Sasha Wass QC, has been brought in after a review of child safety on St Helena and Ascension – two tiny and remote islands in the South Atlantic with a combined population of some 5,500 – revealed that a number of paedophiles had escaped prosecution amid claims of police incompetence and corruption.

MP ‘told police about VIP paedophile ring’s parties 26 years go’: Labour’s John Mann claims he handed evidence of abuse over to Scotland Yard but investigation was shelved
MP John Mann said he handed evidence of ‘abuse parties’ to police in 1998
Claims case was closed within three months on orders of ‘those at the top’
Police probing reports of murders linked to paedophile ring in 1970 and 80s
‘I was told in 1989 by local police that they were very unhappy but they had been instructed to stop the investigation by someone at the top of the police.’

Brazilian trio jailed for total of 63 years for killing and eating two women before using their flesh to fill pastries
they reportedly told police they belonged to a sect that preached ‘the purification of the world and the reduction of its population’

Ohio man confesses to raping 5-year-old, blames victim: ‘She was experimenting’

A Lake County judge sentenced 51-year-old Clifford Taylor to 22 years in prison after he confessed to raping his girlfriend’s daughter, claimed his tiny victim forced herself on him.



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

Confession reveals chilling details of San Jose boy’s slaying
His religion — Satanism — allows killing.

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

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….

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.”

Hearing in Barbour case to compel discovery evidence

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.,0,2016670.story

Loretta Saunders remembered at vigil on Parliament Hill
Murder brings more calls for national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women

Loretta Saunders’ roommates charged with 1st-degree murder
Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry accused in Halifax student’s death

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.

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.

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.

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

Downing Street accused of cover-up over senior aide Patrick Rock’s arrest on child abuse images allegations

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.

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:
The conference Keynote Speaker is Jennifer Freyd, Ph.D.

news items – Miss America, Domhnall O Lubhlai, Savile and IRA, Rolf Harris, Satanic crimes, Rape Victim

April 22, 2013

This week there are new articles on Miss America and her personal child abuse story, Domhnall O Lubhlai (called the “Irish Jimmy Savile”), Jimmy Savile and his IRA connections, Satanic attacks and ritual killings, and the police offering a bribe to a five year old rape victim’s family to keep quiet.

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Victim to Thriver and Survivor:Carole’s Story Barbara Whitfield (Author), Charles Whitfield (Foreword), Donald Brennan (Illustrator)

Miss America Reveals Personal Child Abuse Story
Mallory Hagan, Miss America 2013 takes on child abuse cause.

‘Irish Jimmy Savile’ shared bed with pupils – dead celebrity could have abused 100s of children
Domhnall O Lubhlai allegedly sexually abuse dozens of children over decades at Irish summer camps—dead-celebrity-could-have-abused-100s-of-children-203171881.html

‘Irish Jimmy Savile’ shared bed with pupils

Garda to examine sex abuse claims against ‘Irish Jimmy Savile’

Suspected pedophile Jimmy Savile boasted of IRA connections for protection
Accused BBC superstar used dark threats to keep his secrets safe while alive

Jimmy Savile’s 1,350 victims Operation Yewtree — the high-profile investigation into sex allegations against a host of celebrities — has found 450 victims of Savile.

Entertainer Rolf Harris arrested in fallout from Jimmy Savile sex-abuse case

Theologo murder trial underway – apparent satanic ritual

Satanic attack survivor to testify

Gabon girl’s death sparks fears of ritual killings

Teacher suspended after Googling students discover he is a former ‘sex-cult leader’ tied to investigation into his wife’s murder

Predatory paedophile’s ‘twisted and depraved’ plot to ‘breed’ a daughter so he could sexually abuse her

Delhi Rape: Man Arrested After Police Bribed Victim’s Family with £24 to Keep Quiet

Police offered bribe, advised me to thank god: rape victim’s father

President shocked and anguished over five-year-old girl’s rape in Delhi

Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Child Abuse 2013 Conference
Survivors Moving Forward May 4 – 5, 2013 Oakland, CA

news items – Savile – Satanic ritual, Cyril Smith, 22 faces- Dr. Phil, Rapes not investigated

January 21, 2013

This week several new articles came out in the US and UK media about high profile figures being involved in ritual abuse, including Jimmy Savile. Cyril Smith and other UK politicians were connected to possible organized abuse settings. More information has been released about 22 faces and SRA in Dr. Phil. New articles were published about the failure to investigate rape cases.

A VICTIM of Jimmy Savile’s satanic abuse told yesterday of her sheer terror as she was tied to an altar and raped by the depraved star during a black mass.

Pervert MP Cyril Smith was pals with satanic child sex monster
Victim Michael Roberts reveals his devil-worshipping stepdad Michael Horgan organised abuse

Criminal investigation launched into paedophile ring involving UK politicians in the 1980s
Police launch criminal investigation into MPs’ child sex ring

Open Letter to Dr. Phil From Jenny Hill – ritual abuse and MPD  Judy Byington

22 faces book

Evidence of Satanic Ritual Abuse written August 7 2003 to Judy Byington by Noemi Mattis, JD, PhD., Co-chair of the Utah Governor’s Task Force on Ritual Abuse.

India’s New Focus on Rape Shows Only the Surface of Women’s Perils

Washington police accused of ‘disturbing’ failures to investigate rape
Human Rights Watch to publish report that shows some victims experience fresh trauma from police neglect in rape cases

Sara Reedy, the rape victim accused of lying and jailed by US police, wins $1.5m payout
Pittsburgh woman raped at gunpoint and charged with fabricating her story has won a settlement after a marathon legal battle, changing federal law along the way

A Pedophile in Plain Sight

Gang of men ‘who groomed young girls for sex drove terrified victim, 14, to the woods at night and threatened to cut her head off’

Survivorship Webinar – Sat. January 26, 2013 – Intro to Nonviolent Communication

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