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#Child Sex Abuse

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

Abuse victims too sensitive? Get a grip, Stephen Fry
# Opinion
# Opinion

Abuse victims too sensitive? Get a grip, Stephen Fry

Apr 12th 2016, 9:32 PM 2,326 Views 127 Comments

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
# London
# London

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse

Mar 18th 2016, 12:54 PM 18,764 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Feb 25th 2016, 9:55 PM 15,846 Views 0 Comments

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
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Feb 20th 2016, 3:13 PM 15,096 Views 27 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jan 24th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,278 Views 12 Comments

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
# Regensburger Domspatzen
# Regensburger Domspatzen

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

Jan 8th 2016, 8:42 PM 109,136 Views 162 Comments

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
# Crime
# Crime

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

Jan 4th 2016, 12:29 PM 23,857 Views 167 Comments

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
# Central African Republic
# Central African Republic

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

Dec 17th 2015, 10:08 PM 11,726 Views 23 Comments

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
# Clerical Child Abuse
# Clerical Child Abuse

Bishop apologises for alleged child abuse by former parish priest

Dec 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 16,615 Views 20 Comments

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
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Nov 20th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,107 Views 24 Comments

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
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Limerick man jailed for six years after sexually abusing young nephew

Oct 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 21,216 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 3:45 PM 24,027 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gino Flaim
# Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Oct 7th 2015, 7:50 PM 16,534 Views 60 Comments

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
# Prevention

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

Aug 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,370 Views 69 Comments

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
# 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 21,166 Views 19 Comments

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
# Edward Heath
# Edward Heath

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:55 PM 21,768 Views 48 Comments

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
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

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

May 14th 2015, 10:09 PM 16,915 Views 24 Comments

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
# April Jones
# April Jones

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

Apr 15th 2015, 1:04 PM 21,939 Views 17 Comments

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
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

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

Mar 19th 2015, 9:21 PM 8,824 Views 33 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Victim calls her rapist uncle 'a monster' as he gets 15 years jail time

Mar 9th 2015, 1:48 PM 16,058 Views 19 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop says he is 'seriously concerned' about latest reports into child protection

Feb 10th 2015, 1:30 PM 10,037 Views 35 Comments

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
# Banned
# Banned

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

Nov 10th 2014, 10:47 PM 24,488 Views 78 Comments

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

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

"God knows" - Irish priest found guilty of sexually abusing toddler in Chile
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

"God knows" - Irish priest found guilty of sexually abusing toddler in Chile

Oct 15th 2014, 8:49 PM 24,044 Views 58 Comments

John O’Reilly began abusing the girl when she was five.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 8 September, 2014

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 PM 15,121 Views 87 Comments

The Primate of All Ireland retired on age grounds when he turned 75.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 15 August, 2014

Child sex abuse survivors far more likely to be disabled, poor and live alone in later life
# Lasting Harm
# Lasting Harm

Child sex abuse survivors far more likely to be disabled, poor and live alone in later life

Aug 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,042 Views 13 Comments

Even when you take into account mental illness.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy

May 21st 2014, 6:15 AM 7,071 Views 16 Comments

Children’s charities have been critical of the lack of access to services for children who have been sexually abused, as the HSE does not have the specialist staff to treat them.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 31 March, 2014

Priest cleared of sex assault allegations quits two weeks after return
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Priest cleared of sex assault allegations quits two weeks after return

Mar 31st 2014, 11:08 AM 14,256 Views 33 Comments

Father Eugene Boland attended therapy to prepare him for his return to public ministry but his diocese said today it quickly became clear “he was not ready”.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 3 March, 2014

Man given two life sentences for rape of two children in Athlone
# Crime
# Crime

Man given two life sentences for rape of two children in Athlone

Mar 3rd 2014, 4:10 PM 47,708 Views 118 Comments

The families of the two children cried as the verdicts were handed down, and the fathers of the victims hugged each other outside the courtroom.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Vatican says it will protect children - but criticises UN for 'interfering'
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Vatican says it will protect children - but criticises UN for 'interfering'

Feb 5th 2014, 1:40 PM 7,424 Views 92 Comments

The Holy See said it sees some of the UN committee’s observations as interfering with its teaching.

United Nations denounces the Vatican for allowing priests to rape children
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

United Nations denounces the Vatican for allowing priests to rape children

Feb 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,185 Views 91 Comments

The UN demanded that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 23 January, 2014

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case
# Leo Hickey
# Leo Hickey

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:15 AM 7,585 Views 17 Comments

Can the Irish State be held responsible for the abuse suffered by children at the hands of former National School principal Leo Hickey?

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 16 January, 2014

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams

Jan 16th 2014, 9:25 AM 11,148 Views 39 Comments

Fifteen children between the ages of six and 15 years old were rescued during the international operation.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sex abuse
# Ian Watkins
# Ian Watkins

Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sex abuse

Dec 18th 2013, 3:14 PM 43,966 Views 175 Comments

Two mothers who also plead guilty to charges relating to Watkins abuse and attempted abuse of their children, have been sentenced to 14 years and 17 years in prison.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Cardinal Brady says he is 'truly sorry' to survivors
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Cardinal Brady says he is 'truly sorry' to survivors

Dec 10th 2013, 11:58 AM 3,501 Views 37 Comments

The Archbishop of Armagh was speaking after the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church published its review of practices in the archdiocese.

Archbishop of Cashel and Emly praised for speedy reaction to abuse claims
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Archbishop of Cashel and Emly praised for speedy reaction to abuse claims

Dec 10th 2013, 11:09 AM 3,399 Views 4 Comments

However, the tone used to some complainants was “inconsistent” – some responses were compassionate and others were “sharp in tone”.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 25 November, 2013

UK man convicted of child rape also forced his son to abuse young girl
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

UK man convicted of child rape also forced his son to abuse young girl

Nov 25th 2013, 7:34 PM 29,503 Views 0 Comments

David Brennan was today convicted of abusing five young girls with with his son Sam Brennan (22) also convicted of offences in connection with the abuse of one of the girls.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 22 November, 2013

Former scout leader due for sentencing on 54 historical abuse charges
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Former scout leader due for sentencing on 54 historical abuse charges

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 9,471 Views 0 Comments

The charges related to the abuse of four boys between 1982 and 1997.

# child-sex-abuse - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Nov 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,727 Views 33 Comments

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation

Oct 29th 2013, 3:40 PM 14,922 Views 14 Comments

The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 14 October, 2013

NHS widens its Jimmy Savile investigations to 'other hospitals'
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

NHS widens its Jimmy Savile investigations to 'other hospitals'

Oct 14th 2013, 2:37 PM 4,348 Views 9 Comments

The initial probe involved three hospitals and 10 trusts.