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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Yesterday’s News


# child-abuse - Monday 14 September, 2015

Mother charged after being found pushing dead son on park swings

The toddler had been left in the swing for two days.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers

This comes as part of an investigation into how the Catholic church has dealt with child abuse.

# child-abuse - Monday 7 September, 2015

Former Dragons’ Den star accused of ‘sexual activity’ with 13-year-old girl

Douglas Richard is also an adviser to David Cameron.

# child-abuse - Friday 4 September, 2015

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby “Fight Club” video on Snapchat

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# child-abuse - Friday 21 August, 2015

‘The Freak’ from TV show ‘Prisoner: Cell Block H’ avoids jail for child sex offences

Maggie Kirkpatrick was found guilty of assaulting a 16-year-old in 1984.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Ted Heath accused of raping 12-year-old boy Abuse Claims This post contains videos

Ted Heath accused of raping 12-year-old boy

Now 64, he said he was later “fobbed off” by social workers.

# child-abuse - Monday 20 July, 2015

Girl left feeling ‘scared, dirty, terrified and guilty’ after years of abuse and threats

A Clare man will be sentenced next week for raping his partner’s young daughter.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow

During my audience with Pope Francis, I asked for support in providing services to survivors of clerical child sexual abuse and their families. I reissue that request to His Holiness one year on.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

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# child-abuse - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Unnerving’ proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

# child-abuse - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water

The woman who originally shared the video has called on Facebook to leave it up.

# child-abuse - Friday 5 June, 2015

Children’s charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video

A spokesperson for Facebook had said that the video was not in breach of its rules and “depicts a form of baby yoga”.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians

Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.

# child-abuse - Friday 15 May, 2015

Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# child-abuse - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

Toddler in Utah horrifically ‘beaten to death over a dirty nappy’

Toddler in Utah horrifically ‘beaten to death over a dirty nappy’

“There are no words for what this baby went through and the pain he suffered.”

# child-abuse - Friday 24 April, 2015

81-year-old former school principal appeals his sentence for abusing primary school girls

A judge said “this is obviously a difficult case” which raised important issues for all involved.

# child-abuse - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

Father offered to abuse his own daughter on webcam

The child’s mother stayed in contact with the man.

# child-abuse - Monday 30 March, 2015

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile’s ‘evil’ waxwork

There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.

# child-abuse - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# child-abuse - Friday 6 March, 2015

Ayesha’s father: ‘When my princess died, a part of our lives did too’

Her mother and another woman were jailed today for the eight-year-old’s manslaughter.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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.

# child-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.

# child-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?

# child-abuse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes

The rock star will be sentenced on 27 February.

# child-abuse - Monday 12 January, 2015

Delay in Gary Glitter’s trial for sex offences against teenage girls

The former pop star faces charges including attempted rape and indecent assault against a 13-year-old.

# child-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.

# child-abuse - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’

A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.

# child-abuse - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an “abuse party”

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

# child-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.

# child-abuse - Monday 1 December, 2014

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

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# child-abuse - Friday 28 November, 2014

Calls for new law to ‘call child pornography what it is’ – child abuse

“It’s time to get tough with these people.”

# child-abuse - Monday 24 November, 2014

Paedophile ‘outs himself’ in new TV documentary — to be shown tomorrow

The man confesses on camera to his attraction to children as young as five.

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.

# child-abuse - Thursday 13 November, 2014

“I smile easily” – Mary Lou denies “smirking” at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate

Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Mary Lou says she ‘would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children’

She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The42 NFL star Peterson reaches plea deal in child abuse case, will avoid jail NFL

NFL star Peterson reaches plea deal in child abuse case, will avoid jail

Minnesota Vikings star was charged with whipping his four-year-old son with a tree branch.