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October 2008 Archives

TEXAS "ABUSE": CBS 11 News Goes Inside The FLDS West Texas Ranch

[ NOTE: The mainstream media were no help to these people when over 400 children were seized by the Texas Child Protection Services (CPS) on bogus charges of child abuse. Most journalists simply repeated the lies told by the...
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CANADA "ABUSE": Children's Aid Society Abell Said He Couldn't Recommend Dunlop For Award

The Cornwall Standard Freeholder, 28 October 2008 by Trevor Pritchard    [ The witchhunt in Cornwall, Ontario began in 1993 when police officer Perry Dunlop took up a complaint made by David Silmser against a Catholic priest and decided...
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TEXAS "ABUSE": 37 Children Left In FLDS Custody Case

Deseret News, October 29, 2008 by Ben Winslow[ In April 2008 the Texas Child Protection Services (CPS) seized  465 "children" from a polygamous group - including 26 adults whom the CPS claimed were children. ] Only 37 children remain in the...
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TEXAS "ABUSE": Suspected FLDS 'Sarah' To Get Mental Health Treatment

by Ben Winslow, Deseret News, 17 October, 2008 Rozita SwintonCASTLE ROCK, Colorado. -- The woman suspected of making the hoax phone call that sparked the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's sprawling Texas ranch may soon be undergoing mental health...
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JERSEY "ABUSE": Defence Lawyer To Argue That Fair Trial Is Impossible

[ NOTE: After an eight month enquiry, featuring mass hysteria and allegations of child murder, TWO people have been charged with sex abuse. One of them is a former resident of the home! The police have provided no names...
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KATHY O'BEIRNE: THE SEQUEL

KATHY O'BEIRNE: THE SEQUEL[ The lies told by Kathy O'Beirne were thoroughly exposed years ago. It is extraordinary that a recent article in The Irish Times treated her story as credible. ]         A Family Divided...
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Reward for finding sex abuse priest

Independent.ie   LAWYERS in the United States are considering offering a reward for information on the whereabouts of defrocked paedophile priest Oliver O'Grady. O'Grady was deported to Ireland in 2000 after spending seven years in prison in the US...
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Time for the Sisters of Charity to take O'Beirne to task

  Sequel to Kathy's Story sparks new furore  Calls for new tale of cruelty to be banned  The Sunday Times to not show photographer information --> to not show image description --> Kathy O'Beirne to not show enlarge option -->...
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Church still owes abuse payments

    Negotiations bogged down over handover of €66m in property By JOHN DRENNAN Sunday October 26 2008 Six years after Michael Woods signed off on a controversial €128m deal with the religious institutions of the Catholic Church as...
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Press Release from Prefect Press re Scandal of new book by Kathy O'Beirne

  Hermann Kelly, author of Kathy's Real Story: a culture of false allegations exposed' said "I am disgusted to learn that Kathy O'Beirne, whose book, Don't Ever Tell I have been able to show is a complete literary work...
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Biography Proven Fraud By Irish /British Media To Get Sequel.

Sunday 26th October Press Release.             Ms Kathy O'Beirne, the Dublin woman whose book 'Kathy's Story' grossed 350,000 sales and €2.2 million for Mainstream Publishers in 2007 was proven fraud after an intense campaign was instigated by the charity Let Our...
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A Tale Of Two Inquiries - And How One Lost Its Way [CANADA]

Province cracks the whip as the examination of an alleged pedophilia ring in Cornwall, Ont., heads into a record-setting fifth yearGlobe and Mail, by Kirk Makin, Justice Reporter, October 25, 2008[ QUOTE: Mr. Engelmann pointed to the sheer number...
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Surprise Cabinet Decree Cuts Off $40M Probe Into Sex-Abuse Allegations [CANADA]

The Canadian Press, 25 October 2008TORONTO -- A long-running judicial inquiry sparked by allegations of a pedophile ring in eastern Ontario was stunned to learn the provincial government had decided to pull the plug on the hearings, which have...
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TEXAS "ABUSE": Lead Attorney in FLDS Custody Case Quits

    by Terri Langford - Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, 23 October 2008   The lead attorney at the center of the largest child removal case in U.S. history has turned in his resignation and neither he nor Texas Child...
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Polygamy Prosecutions Spark Lively Debate At University Of Utah

by Ben Winslow, Deseret News, October 23, 2008On the heels of the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch in Texas, legal scholars are debating Utah's position on polygamy prosecutions.In a spirited debate at the University of Utah's College...
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Ontario Gov Orders Inquiry Into Sex Abuse Allegations In Cornwall To Report by Next July

The Canadian Press, 23 October 2008 [ COMMENT: The Inquiry is becoming a farce with key "abuse witnesses" either refusing to testify or admitting that they lied at the behest of former policeman Perry Talbot. ]CORNWALL, Ontario. - A...
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"ABUSE" IN CORNWALL (CANADA): Sex Abuse Allegations Were Not Investigated By CAS

 The Cornwall Standard Freeholder, 16 October 2008 by Trevor Pritchard[ The Children's Aid Society (CAS) were right to be sceptical in 1997. Rogue policeman Perry Dunlop recently spent 7 months in prison for civil and criminal contempt of court...
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De La Salle Brother Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Abuse Charges

Irish Times, 9 October, 2008[ QUOTE: "He said the accused was interviewed by gardaí in July 1999 about the allegations when they came to light."In July 1999 Nora Wall was sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly raping a child....
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Texas Investigation Into FLDS Child Abuse Nears An End

by Ben Winslow. Deseret News, 17 October 2008[ QUOTE: "A total of 393 people have now been "nonsuited" in a San Angelo, Texas, court. The ...  tally includes 26 so-called "disputed minors," ... women CPS initially believed were underage...
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Texas Tosses Out 29 More FLDS Child-Welfare Cases

It was the second day in a row 29 cases were dropped; investigations regarding 72 kids continueby Brooke Adams, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 October 2008For the second day in a row, Texas officials dismissed a large number of...
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How To Get Your Children Back

Also "How to keep your children if the SS threaten to take them !!" The Daily Mail headline refers of course to the Social Services appropriately known by all those unfortunate enough to have had "dealings" with them, as the SS !! There is a...
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Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For Child Porn

by Henry K. Lee, San Francisco Chronicle  October 11, 2008[ COMMENT: This is more than the normal sentence for manslaughter and not far off the average for murder. This is gross hysteria. It is not surprising that California was...
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'Leave our grandchildren alone'

  adverts.addToArray('superBanner','AAMSZ=468x60');         By Anne Atkins   I was at a meeting ten days ago that reminded me of the Soviet Union at its most obstructive, bureaucratic and inhumane. I was there to support two friends, Gail and...
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Industrial and reform schools

Madam, - I am a postgraduate student at UCD studying for a PhD in sociology. My thesis is a study of the lasting effects of industrial and reform schools on their residents after they left those places and went...
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Judge discharges jury in trial of 56-year-old man accused of abuse

Independent.ie   The jury in the trial of a De La Salle brother accused of abusing a former resident at a children's institution for young offenders over twenty years ago has been discharged. The 56-year-old man had pleaded not guilty...
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TEXAS CHILD CUSTODY HOAXER

[ This is the lady whose bogus complaint persuaded the Texas Child Protection Services to seize hundreds of children from a group of polygamist Mormons. She had made a number of  previous false allegations about child abuse but that...
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MASS CHILD CUSTODY CASE IN TEXAS IS COLLAPSING

In April 2008 the  Child Protection Service (CPS) in Texas carried out a raid on a ranch owned by fundamentalist Mormons - the FLDS - who still practise polygamy. They grabbed a total of 439 children - plus 26 adults...
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Colm O'Gorman: Sex Abuse Survivor Gets Book Deal

Irish Independent, October 01 2008 by John Spain Books EditorCHURCH sex abuse survivor Colm O'Gorman has signed an international deal with a major publisher for his memoirs.Hodder & Stoughton in London will publish the book in the UK and...
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Handling of Sex Crime Under Spotlight [New Zealand]

One News, New Zealand  Oct 6, 2008 [ How is it possible for anyone to say that "Only 10% of all sex crimes in New Zealand are reported to police"? Who has decided that the other 90% are crimes or...
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'Devastated' child abuse victims allege insensitivity by official body

  Afua Hirsch, legal affairs correspondent The Guardian, Monday October 6 2008 A man whose teacher admitted abusing him over six years was told that his claim for government compensation should be kept at the lowest level because his experience...
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COLM O'GORMAN AND DUBLIN ARCHDIOCESE ABUSE PROBE

[ COMMENT: Apparently 20 detectives were engaged over a four year period in an investigation into claims that senior Church officials covered up sex abuse in the Dublin Archdiocese. This effort has resulted in no charges being laid against...
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Gays Face Fallout After Cornwall Paedophile Witchhunt

OPINION / Lives ruined and gay community vilifiedClaude McIntosh / National / Friday, October 19, 2007 NOT OVER. The Cornwall gay community is still suffering from the allegations of a child sex ring, allegations the family of former Cornwall police...
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PERRY DUNLOP AND THE CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY (CANADA)

Letter to Lake Cowichan Gazette, 15 September 2008EDITOR: A previous writer has compared our system of justice to China's, using the Perry Dunlop case as an example.As I understand it, Mr. Dunlop is refusing to testify with regard to...
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Ex-Cop Free After Being Jailed For Sex-Case Silence [Cornwall, Canada]

Toronto Sun, 4 October 2008 by Megan Harrison [ The most likely reason for Perry Dunlop's refusal to testify at the latest (of several) Inquiries is that at least two key witnesses testified to the Cornwall Public Inquiry that...
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Top court restores sexual assault finding against Oblate brother

CBC News Canada's highest court has restored a finding of civil liability against an Oblate brother who was sued for sexual abuse by a former student at a residential school in B.C. Ian Hugh McDougall, a teacher at the...
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Story of Abuse by Priest Not True, Man Tells Cornwall Inquiry [Canada]

Ottawa Sun by Terri Saunders, August 23, 2007Cornwall, Ontario -- A man admitted Wednesday that he made up a story about suffering sexual abuse at the hands of a city priest.The man told an inquiry probing the institutional response to...
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CORNWALL, ONTARIO - ABUSE WITCH-HUNT UNRAVELS [CANADA]

Over the past year, allegations dating back to 1993, of a "clan" of paedophiles in this Canadian town have started to unravel. A group of  priests, police officers, lawyers and businessmen are supposed to have engaged in bizarre sexual...
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