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#Child Sex Abuse

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 19 February, 2018

From The42 'Devil incarnate' football coach Barry Bennell sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse Guilty

'Devil incarnate' football coach Barry Bennell sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse

The 64-year-old was found guilty on 50 counts.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 26 January, 2018

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years

The final two years were suspended by the judge.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10

After a landmark, two-year investigation, police said he would have been questioned if he were still alive.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' Exclusive has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years Exclusive

Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop

The Archbishop of Canterbury offered an unreserved apology to victims today.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 1 June, 2017

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles

Europol has shared 20 images of mundane objects that could help track down the perpetrators of child sex abuse.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 19 May, 2017

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial

He will attend the trial at Southwark crown court from next week.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse

Arrests were made across Europe and Latin America.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 10 February, 2017

False sex abuse allegations against McCabe circulated due to 'clerical error'

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald said revelations that such an error was made were “quite frankly disgusting and vile”.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The42 FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations up to 2005 Allegations

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations up to 2005

Clive Sheldon QC has been appointed to replace Kate Gallafent in leading the investigation.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Man forced stepdaughter to wear dog collar as he carried out abuse, court hears

George Crombie told his victim there would be “murder in this flat” if she told her mother about the abuse.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison

The former lay worker at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin had pleaded guilty to a number of charges.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

# child-sex-abuse - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases

Francis said a bishop can be removed if his actions or omissions cause “grave harm,” either physical, moral, spiritual or financial, to individuals or communities.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Abuse victims too sensitive? Get a grip, Stephen Fry

The actor’s advice to child sex abuse victims deserves condemnation, writes Megan Nolan.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 18 March, 2016

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that DC Maitland is currently suspended from duty.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Former law lecturer who fled to Ireland after child pornography trial extradited back to Britain

The man was found guilty of possession of indecent images of a child last year.

# child-sex-abuse - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

# child-sex-abuse - Sunday 24 January, 2016

When stigma and 'loss of honour' destroy hope for child sex abuse victims

At least 20 girls and boys were filmed being abused in one Pakistani village, but victims’ families say police turned a blind eye.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 8 January, 2016

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 4 January, 2016

Three strikes and life: This is Renua's radical policy on crime

Renua’s election manifesto includes a measure that would jail some repeat burglars for life.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 17 December, 2015

UN slammed for 'gross failure' to act on sex abuse allegations against troops

It was alleged that French troops had forced children to perform sexual acts in exchange for food.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Bishop apologises for alleged child abuse by former parish priest

Bishop Francis Duffy said the alleged crimes of Fr Brendan Hynds were “appalling.”

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Fogle was given the sentence for having sex with minors and possessing child pornography.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Limerick man jailed for six years after sexually abusing young nephew

His now 32-year-old victim said the abuse has torn his family apart.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 23 October, 2015

Woman whose uncle began abusing her in Holy Communion dress remembers 'pain like fire'

A Tipperary man has received a 10-year sentence for sexually abusing his niece.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers Prevention This post contains a poll

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Everything we know about child sex abuse claims against Edward Heath

No fewer than seven UK police departments are now investigating the former Prime Minister.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 3 August, 2015

Watchdog probes handling of child sex abuse claims against former British prime minister

The issue was referred by Wiltshire Police following allegations made by a retired senior officer.

# child-sex-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.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'You don't think things like this can happen to you': Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder

Paedophile Mark Bridger murdered five-year-old April Jones. He was convicted of her murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 19 March, 2015

BBC to make film about child sex abuse survivors following Savile revelations

The documentary will give a voice to those affected by child sexual abuse over the last 50 years.

# child-sex-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.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

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.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 10 November, 2014

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

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