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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid thousands of cases of alleged sexual abuse
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# Historical Abuse

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid thousands of cases of alleged sexual abuse

Feb 18th 2020, 7:53 AM 15,533 Views 12 Comments

The 110-year-old organisation is facing a huge compensation plan for abuse victims.

'Malice, incompetence, negligence': How false claims about historical sex abuse in UK sparked '£2 million probe'
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# Historical Abuse

'Malice, incompetence, negligence': How false claims about historical sex abuse in UK sparked '£2 million probe'

Jul 23rd 2019, 11:12 AM 8,409 Views 0 Comments

Carl Beech was found guilty of perverting the course of justice yesterday over sex abuse claims against senior UK politicians.

77-year-old man charged as part of historical clerical sex abuse probe in Belfast
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# PSNI

77-year-old man charged as part of historical clerical sex abuse probe in Belfast

Mar 10th 2019, 7:29 AM 8,344 Views 0 Comments

The man will appear before court tomorrow.

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,895 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

Zappone confirms over 200 alleged abusers now identified in Scouting Ireland probe
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Zappone confirms over 200 alleged abusers now identified in Scouting Ireland probe

Dec 11th 2018, 4:15 PM 18,479 Views 34 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone said it’s likely the numbers could increase again.

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

Mar 29th 2018, 6:25 AM 8,903 Views 10 Comments

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

Child sex abuse accused whose file was 'shelved' for 11 years was 'close friends with senior garda'
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Child sex abuse accused whose file was 'shelved' for 11 years was 'close friends with senior garda'

Oct 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 50,261 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s case has sparked a garda review in the last three months.

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

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

Oct 5th 2017, 1:25 PM 27,049 Views 71 Comments

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

'I want my rapist father to die in prison for what he did to me': Woman continues fight for justice
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

'I want my rapist father to die in prison for what he did to me': Woman continues fight for justice

Jul 16th 2017, 9:00 PM 35,613 Views 35 Comments

The woman at the centre of an historical abuse allegation has written to the DPP asking for the reasons as to why her father was not charged.

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

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

May 19th 2017, 1:18 PM 10,970 Views 0 Comments

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

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse

Apr 5th 2017, 4:00 PM 6,554 Views 18 Comments

Of 512 allegations or concerns related to abuse, only 5 people were convicted.

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims

Apr 4th 2017, 7:53 AM 13,659 Views 45 Comments

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, one of the 18 congregations investigated by the Ryan Commission, has published a statement on the matter.

4 Premier League clubs in London 'connected' with historical abuse
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From The42
# Scandal

4 Premier League clubs in London 'connected' with historical abuse

Dec 13th 2016, 8:23 PM 9,524 Views 0 Comments

These allegations stem from just one of the investigations being conducted by 21 of the 45 British regional police forces.

Everything we know about child sex abuse claims against Edward Heath
# Scandal Of The Century
# Scandal Of The Century

Everything we know about child sex abuse claims against Edward Heath

Aug 6th 2015, 9:49 PM 21,180 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:55 PM 21,782 Views 48 Comments

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

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward
# Historical
# Historical

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

Jun 15th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,544 Views 3 Comments

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

Claims police protected high-profile figures by covering up child sex abuse
# DARK TIMES
# DARK TIMES

Claims police protected high-profile figures by covering up child sex abuse

Mar 16th 2015, 6:19 PM 9,283 Views 43 Comments

The allegations span four decades from 1970 to 2005 and will now be investigated.