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# abuse - Yesterday’s News

# abuse - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Vatican’s finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim

The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.

# abuse - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland’s ‘Puppy Farms’

This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.

# abuse - Monday 18 May, 2015

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head ‘like a football’ Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head ‘like a football’

A witness said she saw the man beat the dog five or six times and heard a “crunching noise”.

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

# abuse - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Man (49) sentenced to 8 years in prison over sexual activity with a child

Police said that the sentence “sends out a strong message” to those involved in the abuse of children.

# abuse - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction

Three judges in the High Court delivered their ruling this morning.

# abuse - Saturday 25 April, 2015

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women

Language matters – none of us are perfect human beings and we all fall prey to our unconscious prejudices that we absorb from our environment.

# abuse - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 Here’s why Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan is getting plenty of abuse tonight Incident

Here’s why Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan is getting plenty of abuse tonight

Norwich’s automatic promotion hopes took a blow tonight, as they were beaten by Middlesbrough.

# abuse - Friday 3 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a ‘type’ of person commits sexual crimes

Until we accept that we have inaccurate perceptions about what kind of person perpetrates sexual violence, it will continue.

# abuse - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

# abuse - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# abuse - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# abuse - Friday 20 March, 2015

Amputee called ‘cry baby one leg’ after neighbour takes her parking space

Ashley Brady was given a disabled parking spot after losing her leg in an accident last year.

# abuse - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Paudie McGahon’s alleged abuser was on Gerry Adams list

The list of abusers was given anonymously to the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations

Pearse Doherty says claims by Regina Doherty are “scurrilous”.

# abuse - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Adams ‘refutes’ claims Sinn Féin is holding back information on McGahon case

Meanwhile, a former Sinn Féin TD has denied Paudie McGahon was frisked when he visited his constituency office in 2008.

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can’t call themselves a republican

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has been making her first public comments on the latest abuse claims.

# abuse - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

# abuse - Monday 9 March, 2015

Victim calls her rapist uncle ‘a monster’ as he gets 15 years jail time

Joseph Hogan was sentenced in court today as Sonia Stokes waived her right to anonymity.

# abuse - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games Abuse

Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games

Footage has emerged of club doctor Eva Carneiro being abused from the stands.

# abuse - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries

A twisted relationship between the two women resulted in months of abuse for the 8-year-old and eventually her death.

# abuse - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife’s teenage sister ‘too lenient’

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

Six girls were raped for five years because authorities didn’t believe them

“I turned up at the police station at 2/3am, blood all over me, soaked through my trousers to the crotch. They dismissed it as me being naughty, a nuisance.”

Australian sex abuse suspect ‘made children dig their own graves’

An 18-month-old infant was among the children allegedly sexually abused by the man, who was arrested in the Philippines last month

# abuse - Friday 27 February, 2015

From Business ETC Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems Harassment

Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems

And a verification feature could be soon on the way.

# abuse - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday’s cup final Taking A Stand

Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday’s cup final

After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.

Jimmy Savile was known as a ‘sex pest’ but complaints were still not taken seriously

Another shocking report into the appalling behaviour of the “opportunistic predator”.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Gardaí examining new allegations of sexual and physical abuse at school

Micheál Martin said the abuse happened as recently as 2006.

# abuse - Friday 20 February, 2015

The Catholic Church is coming up with new rules for priests accused of sexual abuse

The decision has been welcomed by an organisation representing priests in Ireland, which said support is needed for those wrongly accused.

# abuse - Monday 16 February, 2015

‘One of the biggest scandals of our age’: MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# abuse - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

TD Ruth Coppinger said people are more concerned about the arrests in relation to the Jobstown protests.

# abuse - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs Brazil

Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs

Nina Mandin became suspicious of her fiancé after she noticed her dogs were withdrawn.

Archbishop says he is ‘seriously concerned’ about latest reports into child protection

The Franciscan friars have apologised to survivors who were abused while under their care.

# abuse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Councillor’s office vandalised with ‘horrendous graffiti of a sexual nature’

Mannix Flynn’s office was targetted early on Wednesday morning.

From Business ETC Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls Taking Responsibility

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls

In a leaked memo, Dick Costolo said he found the service’s lack of action against trolls and abuse ‘embarrassing.’

# abuse - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law?

A protesters being unfair on Michael D Higgins?

# abuse - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’ In The Dock

GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’

‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players,’ says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

# abuse - Monday 19 January, 2015

Court hears Patrick O’Brien’s sentence was too lenient regardless of age or medical condition

The 74-year-old’s sentence was revised after the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.

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