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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.   

Rotherham child abuse - blame cops and the cuts, not 'political correctness'

02 September 2014
Former Rotherham social work trainer Gordon Jelley speaks out about the scandal, and Sadie Robinson looks at why abuse was really left unchallenged

What's behind the child abuse horror in Rotherham?

27 August 2014
A new report has further revealed the horrific extent of child sex abuse in Rotherham, South Yorkshire—and how the authorities turned a blind eye for years.

Kincora abuse investigation halted by MI5, says former intelligence officer

05 August 2014
The MI5 security service covered up child abuse in the Kincora Boys’ Home, Northern Ireland, a former army intelligence officer has said. Brian Gemmell, a former captain in the Intelligence Corps, revealed that in 1975 he submitted reports to MI5’s Northern Ireland head Ian Cameron.

Tory child abuse inquiry in chaos as judge Butler-Sloss quits

15 July 2014
The government was blasted this week as the judge appointed to lead a child sex abuse inquiry quit less than a week into the job.

Tories hope child abuse inquiry will divert gaze from top

08 July 2014
The Tories hope that the announcement of a panel of inquiry into how allegations of child abuse were handled will get them past the election.  

Report reveals Edwina Currie approved Jimmy Savile's role at hospitals

01 July 2014
Jimmy Savile was given “free run” in hospitals to turn up day or night, which allowed him to assault patients.

Child abuse scandals damn those at the top of society - that's why they cover them up

29 April 2014
When Liberal MP for Rochdale Sir Cyril Smith died in 2010, Nick Clegg described him as “one of the most likeable politicians of his day”.

Coppers accused in Elm House abuse scandal

22 April 2014
An undercover cop investigating child abuse allegations had sex with a teenage boy, according to new claims.

Not just a coincidence

04 March 2014
The smear campaign in the right wing media against Labour over associations with paedophiles in the 1970s appears in a new light this week.

Right wing smears won’t stop child abuse

25 February 2014
Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman says she is the victim of a “politically-motivated smear campaign” by the Daily Mail. She is right.

Historic abuse inquiry begins

14 January 2014
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is examining abuse claims in Northern Ireland children’s homes and juvenile justice.

Kincora scandal papers show links to ‘men in high places’

07 January 2014
Newly released secret state documents do nothing to dispel rumours of a child abuse cover-up at the top, explains Simon Basketter

Veteran Tory faces abuse questioning

10 December 2013
A former Tory cabinet minister is to be questioned by the Metropolitan Police over allegations of child abuse.

Sexual abuse overlooked when profile doesn't fit

10 September 2013
The sexual exploitation of children has become a racialised crime. 

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