Bulletin Board v214

Boy alleges sexual abuse in juvenile home, child rights panel orders probe — The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has ordered an investigation into allegations of physical abuse in a juvenile observation home in Meerut. The allegations were made by a 17-year-old boy from Greater Noida, who was among 43 children who had escaped from the juvenile observation home on December 18. He alleged that the mass escape was prompted by repeated instances of physical and sexual abuse of juveniles by adult youths living in the observation home.

Camille Paglia: A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues — ‘What you’re seeing is how a civilization commits suicide,” says Camille Paglia. This self-described “notorious Amazon feminist” isn’t telling anyone to Lean In or asking Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. No, her indictment may be as surprising as it is wide-ranging: The military is out of fashion, Americans undervalue manual labor, schools neuter male students, opinion makers deny the biological differences between men and women, and sexiness is dead.

Child sexual abuse victims angry over perpetrator’s jail term — Victims of a man who sexually assaulted 11 boys more than three decades ago when he was a community leader are angry at what they consider a light jail term. Barry Francis Watson, 73, will serve a minimum of 2 1/2 years in prison for abusing boys in his care as young as seven when he was a leader in the Anglican Church’s youth group, CEBS, between 1969 and 1979. Watson was found guilty in October of 12 charges of indecent assault on a boy aged under 16.

Haqqani Network Leaders Sexually Abuse Teenager Boys — The Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) accused Haqqani Network leaders for sexual abuse of children after hiring them for terrorist activities. NDS following a statement said Thursday, “Haqqani terrorist network members are sexually abusing children in training camps Haqqani’s commanders are sexually abusing teenage boys who are being trained to carry out terror acts.”

Issue of Charter right in child porn case gets sidetracked at Supreme Court — Imagine a police officer sitting downtown in his cruiser, grabbing a sandwich. As he chows down and gazes about, he sees a woman being thrown from the ninth floor of a condo, fourth from the corner. Should he be able to go and ask the doorman for the name of the owner and number of the unit, so he might have the information he needs to appear before a judge and get a search warrant?

‘I was a walking time bomb’ — The sexual abuse started when Scott Thompson was 6 1/2 years old. Over the next six years, his older brother and his brother’s friend sexually abused him hundreds of times in every imaginable way, usually at gunpoint and often while handcuffed. Eventually, they forced him to have sex with other children. The horrific abuse nearly destroyed his life. Deeply ashamed and simmering with rage, he says he got caught up in his role as a victim, allowing it to define who he was.

Male domestic violence victims need more support — Jamie*, a minister of religion in his 60s, spent his 36-year marriage “walking on egg shells”. He’d had a very controlling childhood where he’d been told to do the opposite of what he felt was right. “That’s partly why I fell in love with my wife,” he says. “She reminded me of my mother.” Within weeks of their 1971 wedding, she was throwing things at him, screaming she hated him, walking out and saying she would never come back.

‘Monster': Jin gets 30 years prison for subjecting family to ‘environment of fear’ — A Sheboygan judge on Friday sentenced 40-year-old Lao Jin to 30 years in prison for subjecting his wife and five children to more than a decade of horrific abuse and mental torment. In issuing the sentence, Circuit Court Judge Timothy Van Akkeren said the case was unlike anything he’d seen in 24 years on the bench, pointing to the depraved ways in which Jin used his mental health counseling background to terrorize his family.

Ohio woman gets life in prison for getting stepson, then just age 10, to murder own father — An Ohio woman was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for manipulating her stepson — through physical and emotional abuse — into murdering his father and claiming it was an accident back in 2003, authorities said. Judith Hawkey, 46, of Oakwood, was convicted of aggravated murder, child endangering and insurance fraud in the twisted murder of Robert Breininger. She is set to live out the rest of her life behind bars without the possibility of parole.

Patrick Kennedy, whose conviction led to ban on executing child rapists, to remain in prison during appeal — Patrick O’Neal Kennedy, the former Harvey man whose conviction of raping an 8-year-old girl led the U.S. Supreme Court to ban executing child rapists, will remain in prison while attorneys argue his case in an appeals court, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Court Judge Ginger Berrigan in October tossed out Kennedy’s conviction of aggravated rape and ordered the state of Louisiana to release him if Jefferson Parish prosecutors didn’t reindict him within 180 days in connection with the 1998 rape in Harvey’s Woodmere subdivision.

Perverted former soldier who abused children for a generation is jailed for 20 years — A former soldier who committed a catalogue of horrifying sex offences against children over a 33-year period has been jailed for 20 years. Leeds Crown Court heard yesterday that Colin Haddlesey’s offending began in the 1960s and ended with him raping a teenage girl in the late 90s. Another victim, a boy, said he had been forced into sex with a gun to his head. The pervert’s sick crimes only came to light earlier this year after two of his victims spoke together.

Report: Male Students Use Title IX Discrimination Laws To Fight Campus Sexual Assault Claims — A series of sexual-assault cases on college campuses have spurred a backlash from accused male students who are now using anti-gender discrimination laws under Title IX to make their case that such accusations are biased against men. A Bloomberg report finds a chain of male college students who have been disciplined through campus sexual assault investigations, and are now filing discrimination cases against universities across the country.

Sex abuse victim felt like he was ‘robbing the Church’ when he applied for compensation — A man who was sexually abused by a Marist Brother as a boy has told an inquiry he was made to feel like he was robbing the Church when he applied for compensation. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has entered its second week examining the Towards Healing process established by the Catholic Church. The man, known only to the Commission as DG, says he was sexually abused in his family home by Brother Raymond Foster in 1970, when he was 13 years old.

Sex abuse victim Manny Waks plans to sue Yeshivah Centre — One of the men sexually assaulted as a boy by a member of Melbourne’s orthodox Jewish community plans to take legal action against the Yeshivah Centre for its failure to act. Manny Waks was granted permission by a County Court judge on Friday to be publicly identified as a victim of David Samuel Cyprys, who raped a 15-year-old boy five times in 1991 and sexually abused eight other boys over an eight-year period.

When men become the victims — Rape and sexual assaults where men are victimised by women are virtually unheard of in Malaysia, with social stigma and myths surrounding the issue making it more difficult for the victims to come forward to seek help. Despite facing similar psychological effects as female victims, researches shows that common misconceptions such as men need to be sexually aroused to have an erection therefore raped, men always want sex so there is no need for a woman to resort to rape and it is impossible for a woman to overpower a male, makes it difficult for the victims to receive proper aid and justice.

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