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#Abuse

# abuse - Today’s News

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 - Yesterday’s News

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Nina Mandin became suspicious of her fiancé after she noticed her dogs were withdrawn.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

# abuse - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead

Vile messages sent to Fine Gael senator after her comments about MMA – she’s now gone to gardai with them.

# abuse - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome

Dan Duane made the appeal to the Catholic Church’s highest judicial authority.

# abuse - Monday 5 January, 2015

‘Laughed at by shop assistants’: 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis

This comes in a new study from Slimming World about the abuse faced.

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Derren Brown shuts down homophobic abuse in a really excellent way Step Off

# abuse - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Court rules Patrick O’Brien’s sentence for raping his daughter was too lenient

Patrick O’Brien had been given a 12-year sentence with 9 years suspended for the serial rape of his daughter Fiona Doyle.

# abuse - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

“Discrimination of the highest order” – Louise O’Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

Minister ‘hasn’t heard anything’ to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# abuse - Sunday 14 December, 2014

‘Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick’

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí

27 of those complaints are redacted.

More sexual abuse victims are calling this counselling service

A higher proportion of calls came from men.

# abuse - Friday 12 December, 2014

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests’ files to abuse victim

Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.

# abuse - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

‘Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE’ at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group

Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.

# abuse - Friday 5 December, 2014

New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released

This comes as part of a wider policy issued today by the HSE.

From The42 GAA referee tells of suicide attempt after Twitter abuse GAA

GAA referee tells of suicide attempt after Twitter abuse

The official suffered abuse on the social media network after a club game.

# abuse - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments Blocked

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

# abuse - Monday 1 December, 2014

Gardaí and HSE investigate ‘force feeding and slapping’ at Mayo care facility

A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# abuse - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums Trolling

This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums

Her tweet is going viral around the world today.

# abuse - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims

Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.

Mary Lou claims “entirely untrue” and “entirely incorrect” — Department of Justice

The TD has hit out at the handling of claims made against the late Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí. She said victims had sought her out for help.

# abuse - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Ferguson, darkroom tricks, and butter in your coffee.

# abuse - Monday 24 November, 2014

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# abuse - Friday 21 November, 2014

Louise O’Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

# abuse - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she’s on I’m A Celebrity I'm A Celebrity

This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she’s on I’m A Celebrity

Gemma Collis and Gemma Collins: similar, but very different.

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