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#Abuse

# abuse - Friday 8 June, 2018

Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother

Jun 8th 2018, 7:55 PM 22,273 Views 26 Comments

A previous conviction was overturned following a successful appeal.

# abuse - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'
# Plaza Hotel
# Plaza Hotel

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'

Jun 7th 2018, 9:45 PM 30,911 Views 0 Comments

A judge told Christopher Lenihan he is undoubtedly facing a prison sentence.

# abuse - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Abused aged 8: 'School was about survival, I'd be looking at the teacher thinking 'just stay away''
# Limerick
# Limerick

Abused aged 8: 'School was about survival, I'd be looking at the teacher thinking 'just stay away''

Jun 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 44,245 Views 35 Comments

Christopher Rainbow was abused by his teacher when he was just 8-years-old, he spent his life trying to forget about it until a knock came on his door 10 years ago.

# abuse - Friday 1 June, 2018

Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s
# Wales
# Wales

Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s

Jun 1st 2018, 11:10 PM 19,102 Views 0 Comments

Bryan Davies lured teenage boys to his room by offering them alcohol or cigarettes.

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Jun 1st 2018, 11:04 AM 12,679 Views 59 Comments

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

# abuse - Monday 28 May, 2018

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year
# Abuse
# Abuse

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

May 28th 2018, 10:45 AM 6,266 Views 10 Comments

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

# abuse - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse
# Guilty
# Guilty

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

May 22nd 2018, 7:20 AM 19,948 Views 66 Comments

Philip Wilson was accused of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

# abuse - Friday 18 May, 2018

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign

May 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 100,989 Views 52 Comments

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

# abuse - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'

May 6th 2018, 7:30 AM 42,215 Views 26 Comments

‘Instead of standing right beside me, the State has stood right in front of me and blocked me every way and it’s going to fight me all the way to Europe.’

# abuse - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

May 3rd 2018, 8:31 AM 30,501 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings

Apr 25th 2018, 8:17 PM 35,021 Views 0 Comments

The woman is to be sentenced next month.

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care
# Galway
# Galway

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

Apr 25th 2018, 10:52 AM 25,659 Views 41 Comments

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# abuse - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse

Apr 24th 2018, 2:41 PM 5,663 Views 6 Comments

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# abuse - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month
# Abuse
# Abuse

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

Mar 31st 2018, 7:32 AM 15,460 Views 66 Comments

“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.

# abuse - Thursday 29 March, 2018

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 8,854 Views 12 Comments

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

# abuse - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Zappone to commission review into 'complex' child abuse case
# Review
# Review

Zappone to commission review into 'complex' child abuse case

Mar 28th 2018, 5:48 PM 11,061 Views 0 Comments

The case is believed to involve a number of children.

# abuse - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'
# Telford
# Telford

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'

Mar 13th 2018, 10:42 PM 21,410 Views 92 Comments

Nazir Afzal – who has overseen similar high profile cases in the UK – said he knew “more would come out”.

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward
# Malachy Finnegan
# Malachy Finnegan

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Mar 13th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,985 Views 120 Comments

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

# abuse - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'

Mar 12th 2018, 11:15 AM 76,640 Views 142 Comments

“My mother, almost 90 years of age, had to discover that from the Belfast Telegraph three weeks ago.”

# abuse - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors
# New Study
# New Study

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors

Mar 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,431 Views 8 Comments

A new study has been produced based on a review of over a million images and videos.

# abuse - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Michael Colgan denies allegations of bullying and harassment in Gate workplace report
# Abuse
# Abuse

Michael Colgan denies allegations of bullying and harassment in Gate workplace report

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 AM 8,112 Views 0 Comments

A report has been published today.

# abuse - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge

Mar 7th 2018, 7:13 AM 19,327 Views 0 Comments

Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# abuse - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,694 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# abuse - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
# Longford
# Longford

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,839 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

# abuse - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,619 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# abuse - Monday 5 February, 2018

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter

Feb 5th 2018, 12:43 PM 19,846 Views 90 Comments

The Pope was handed an eight-page letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually assaulted a man and clergy ignored it.

# abuse - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed  her over two years
# Galway
# Galway

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed her over two years

Feb 1st 2018, 7:10 PM 25,370 Views 0 Comments

Alan Feehily was described as “pure evil” by his victim.

# abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 31st 2018, 6:34 PM 9,698 Views 0 Comments

Last week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing girls.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India
# Delhi
# Delhi

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

Jan 30th 2018, 11:05 AM 55,937 Views 58 Comments

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# abuse - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper
# Tensions
# Tensions

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

Jan 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 59,378 Views 157 Comments

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# abuse - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'
# Larry Nassar
# Larry Nassar

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Jan 16th 2018, 9:50 PM 44,793 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

# abuse - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'
# Waterford
# Waterford

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

Jan 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 31,002 Views 27 Comments

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

# abuse - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day
# ISPCC
# ISPCC

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,772 Views 13 Comments

Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.

# abuse - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape
# Abuse
# Abuse

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Dec 14th 2017, 12:34 PM 14,948 Views 79 Comments

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

# abuse - Monday 4 December, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted friend's 13-year-old step-son jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted friend's 13-year-old step-son jailed for five years

Dec 4th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,476 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old man was aware the 13-year-old boy had recently come out as gay and that he had been a victim of previous sexual abuse.

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims
# New York
# New York

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims

Dec 4th 2017, 7:02 AM 9,876 Views 7 Comments

Met officials said they were launching an investigation.

# abuse - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
# Punishment
# Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,196 Views 13 Comments

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,692 Views 13 Comments

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

# abuse - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians
# Executive Council
# Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

Nov 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 60,888 Views 164 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

# abuse - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016
# Beverly Hills
# Beverly Hills

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016

Nov 15th 2017, 8:23 AM 21,091 Views 60 Comments

The woman, who has remained anonymous, met with Weinstein to discuss a part in the TV series Marco Polo.