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Cops and council cuts failed Rotherham abuse victims says new report

10 February 2015
Most media coverage of the Rotherham child abuse scandal has focused on “Asian gangs”. Yet a new report is another damning indictment of the local council and South Yorkshire Police (SYP).

'Muslim Culture' is not to blame

10 February 2015
The Rotherham abuse scandal has led some to celebrate Britain’s “progressive” society.

News round-up

03 February 2015
cops face new abuse complaints | protest stops deportation | Egypt upholds death sentences

Blame the system for abuse

27 January 2015
When former Tory home secretary Lord Brittan died last week, the cops were investigating him over multiple allegations of sexually abusing children.

Child abuse inquiry crisis

06 January 2015
The farce around the Child Abuse panel inquiry continues.

More trouble for the child abuse inquiry

09 December 2014
The inquiry into child abuse investigations set up by home secretary Theresa May hit yet more problems last week. 

Abuse victim claims Tory MP murdered boy in ’80s

18 November 2014
Did a Tory MP murder a young boy during an “abuse party” in the 1980s? A victim of sexual abuse, who claims to know of three murders linked to an establishment child sex abuse ring, has made the shocking allegations.

Victim names Sir Peter Hayman as abuser

11 November 2014
A victim of child abuse by establishment figures has come forward and indentified one of his abusers as a former deputy head of MI6.

How the cops fail victims of child sexual exploitation

11 November 2014
Report gives voice to young people at risk of abuse - and blows apart a racist myth

Child abuse inquiry faces a new crisis after chair resigns

04 November 2014
The prospect of an inquiry uncovering the truth about child abusers at the heart of the British establishment grew even weaker this week. 

Cops ‘capped’ arrests over Rochdale child abuse

04 November 2014
The police in Rochdale put a “cap” on the number of child abusers they would arrest, according to a social worker.

Campaigners call for inquiry to support Rotherham abuse victims

04 November 2014
Barrister Michael Mansfield QC has backed a People’s Inquiry into the child sex abuse scandal in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Latest child sexual abuse inquiry chair under fire

28 October 2014
Questions continue to be asked about the chair of the inquiry into historic child abuse Fiona Woolf and her links to former Tory home secretary Leon Brittan.

Anger in Rotherham over council's abuse priorities

28 October 2014
Two months after a report into horrific child sexual abuse was published, Sadie Robinson spoke to residents about the lack of support for young people

Cops write off child abuse victims

21 October 2014
We are often told that Asian men get away with abusing children because police fear being called racist if they arrest them. But the head of Greater Manchester Police, Sir Peter Fahy, revealed the real reason for police inaction last week.

Report slams South Yorkshire cops on child abuse

30 September 2014
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published a report into South Yorkshire Police this week.

EDL march in central London exploits Rotherham abuse scandal

23 September 2014
The racist English Defence League (EDL) attempted to exploit the recent child sex abuse scandals last Saturday in central London.

Nazis exploit child abuse horror with protest in Rotherham

16 September 2014
A mosque in Rotherham had a glass door smashed last Saturday after hundreds of racists descended on the town to try and whip up division.

After Rotherham abuse horror - don't let the Nazis divide us

09 September 2014
The English Defence League (EDL) is trying to whip up racism in Rotherham following the horrific child abuse detailed in a recent report.

Get rid of capitalism to root out child abuse

02 September 2014
The child abuse in Rotherham needs to be addressed properly, not through witch hunts and racist campaigns.   

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