#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8°C Tuesday 27 October 2020

#Sex Abuse

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell asks for better prison conditions amid claims of round-the-clock surveillance

Lawyers say she is watched around-the-clock by security cameras and multiple prison guards.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online

The socialite’s legal team argue that her accusers could misuse evidence to boost their chances in civil cases against her.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 5 July, 2020

From The42 The story behind the scandal that shook US sport Sex Abuse This post contains videos

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Man United co-operating with sex abuse enquiry in relation to former employee

Billy Watts, an ex-caretaker, kit man and groundsman at The Cliff during the 1980s, is at the centre of the allegations.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site

The website sold the videos to users for bitcoin, which makes it extremely difficult to track the buyer.

# sex-abuse - Monday 14 October, 2019

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos

He had plead guilty to two charges of knowingly possessing child pornography on 31 October 2018.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl

Keith Lindsay was sentenced at Downpatrick Crown Court earlier today.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution

Benedict has written a 6,000-word essay for Klerusblatt, a German monthly magazine for clergy.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the highest-ranking Catholic official in Chile.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 10 March, 2019

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

The man will appear before court tomorrow.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 7 March, 2019

French cardinal given six-month suspended sentence for helping to cover up child abuse by priest

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin failed to report the abuse of a child between 2014 and 2015.

R Kelly taken into custody again for failing to pay child support

He was unable to come up with the $161,000 he owes in payments to his ex-wife and their three children.

# sex-abuse - Monday 25 February, 2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty as court documents outline alleged sexual abuse of three underage girls

Bail for the R&B star has been set at $1 million.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed'

The cardinal was speaking at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling sex abuse in the clergy.

R Kelly hands himself into police following 10 sex abuse charges

He will appear in court tomorrow afternoon, a police spokesman said.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Vatican defrocks former cardinal over sexual abuse of teenager in US

It is the first time a cardinal has ever been defrocked for sex abuse.

# sex-abuse - Monday 14 January, 2019

55 men arrested in England in historical child sex abuse investigation

All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Ex-youth football coach dies in car crash on day he's to stand trial for sex abuse charges

Michael ‘Kit’ Carson was accused of the sexual abuse of boys aged under 16.

# sex-abuse - Monday 22 October, 2018

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse

The state apology comes after a five-year Royal Commission into child sex abuse.

# sex-abuse - Friday 19 October, 2018

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Commission of investigation into allegations of collusion in Bill Kenneally case to begin in September

A number of survivors allege that there was collusion between the gardaí and the Catholic Church.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal

Several senior members of Chile’s Catholic Church are accused by victims of ignoring and covering up child abuse by paedophile priest Fernando Karadima.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Inexperienced and untrained gardaí' investigating allegations of child sex abuse

Special Rapporteur for Children Dr Geoffrey Shannon said there has been no significant follow-up from garda management after it asked him last year to help with training.

# sex-abuse - Friday 18 May, 2018

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

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 4 March, 2018

In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women

Speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 1 February, 2018

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

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

# sex-abuse - Friday 19 January, 2018

Pope Francis enrages Chile sex abuse victims as he accuses them of slander

He said that until he sees proof of the sex abuse scandals in Chile, the accusations are “all calumny”.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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

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

# sex-abuse - Monday 13 November, 2017

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence

The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I was misled': Eamon Dunphy defends visiting Tom Humphries in psychiatric hospital

Dunphy’s comments on the Tonight Show last night sparked criticism, as he said Humphries was given “just about the right sentence”.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious

Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.

# sex-abuse - Monday 9 October, 2017

David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations

The Sunday Times chief sports writer wrote a character reference for Humphries

# sex-abuse - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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

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

# sex-abuse - Friday 6 October, 2017

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal

Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.

# 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.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Sex offenders may be continuing to abuse children despite Tusla being told of their activities'

One in Four said that Tusla was “woefully under resourced” and there were “great inconsistencies” in child protection procedures across the country.

1 2 3 4 5