Muckamore Abbey – Second Arrest Made

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A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with abuse allegations at Muckamore Abbey Hospital in County Antrim. The suspect was arrested by officers in Antrim on Monday and is the second person to be arrested after allegations were made about the physical and mental abuse of patients. Muckamore Abbey provides treatment for people with…

MP’s have agreed an historical abuse compensation Bill

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MP’s have passed legislation, which has been long awaited, and will “provide compensation to victims of historical institutional abuse.” There have been calls for legislation since the Historical Abuse Inquiry ended in 2017. The legislation was passed in the House of Commons in just over an hour and has now received Royal Assent to become…

Church considering plan for a redress scheme for victims of abuse

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The Church is considering plans to establish a redress scheme for people who have suffered sexual abuse as a child in the Catholic Church. It is understood, according to details published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse that the English Benedictine Congregation (EBC), have discussed the project and whether the scheme would extend…

CATHOLIC SCHOOL CONDEMNED FOR SADISTIC & PREDATORY SEX ABUSE

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A report into Ealing Abbey and St Benedict’s School by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse described the atmosphere at St Benedict’s, in south-west London, as sadistic and predatory with a culture of excessive corporal punishment. In many cases, physical abuse was used as a platform for sexual gratification and a means by which…

RANGERS COVERED UP REASONS FOR COACH DEPARTURE

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New evidence has emerged suggesting Rangers FC covered up the reasons why a former youth coach accused of child sex offences left the club. Gordon Neely was sacked in 1991 after a complaint from worried parents who then reported him to the police. Neely coached children at Hutcheson Vale, Hibernian and Rangers in the 1980…

DARK WEB CHILD ABUSE – HUNDREDS ARRESTED

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More than 300 people have been arrested across 38 countries following the take-down of one of the world’s “largest dark web child porn marketplaces”, investigators have said. The UK’s National Crime Agency said arrests had been made in the UK, Ireland, America, South Korea, Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Czech Republic…

IICSA announce Provisional Decision: Medomsley Detention Centre to be excluded from their investigation.

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IISCA) has issued a report stating that they have made a provisional decision not to include Medomsley Detention Centre as part of their investigation of Custodial Institutions. Their reasoning is that the Inquiry can only be properly focused on the institutional response to the sexual abuse of children….