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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.

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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.   

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.  

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