Another child abuse case unearthed in Kotli Sattian — Another child abuse scandal has come to light from Kotli Sattian where a 40-year-old man sodomized two students of class ten at gunpoint and filmed the incident. The accused also started blackmailing the boys by showing the objectionable video to the people of area when the students refused to have sex with him. Police lodged a case (number 76) under sections 377/367-A/500/501 of Pakistan penal court (PPC) on August 12, 2015 on the written complaint of one of the victims, the sources said.
Camas woman who sexually abused toddler as camera rolled gets federal prison — A Washington woman was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison for carrying a toddler into Oregon, where she and her boyfriend sexually abused the girl. “I’m sorry for what I did,” 28-year-old Carolyn Knudsen told the Portland courtroom of U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon. Knudsen added that she didn’t fully understand that she had taken part in the production of child pornography. “I had a gut feeling, nothing more.”
Child abuse of boy, 15: Aunt loses prison term appeal — A SADISTIC 45-year-old Queensland woman sentenced to seven years’ jail for torturing her nephew has failed in her bid to cut her prison term. The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, painted herself to an appeal court as a victim, and the boy as the sexual predator. Despite pleading guilty to the charge in March last year, in her appeal she tried to minimise her depravity, claiming to have only “belted” the boy twice and “for justifiable reasons”, and conceding she had shaved his head.
Ex-bishop admits sex abuse 20 years after victims complained — Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, personally contacted the Crown Prosecution Service more than 20 years ago to seek assurances over its decision not to pursue charges against a sex abuser bishop, the Old Bailey has heard. The then leader of the Church of England telephoned a senior prosecutor after being told in 1993 that the Bishop of Gloucester Peter Ball, who had just resigned in disgrace, had been handed a caution for gross indecency rather being charged with indecent assault.
Female tutor ‘sexually abused boy during lessons at his home’ — A “hippy-like” female tutor sexually abused a boy from when he was 13 years old for two years at his home and during nature walks and horse rides, a court has heard. Carolyn Keeling, now 64, allegedly smoked cannabis and drank wine while teaching the boy, whom she is said to have abused between 1993 and 1996. Gloucester crown court heard that Keeling stripped down to her underwear to sunbathe during an outdoor lesson at the boy’s home.
Gosport paedophile Matthew Stansfield jailed for ten years for crimes ‘beyond evil’ — A gang of paedophiles including a Gosport man who raped babies, toddlers and pre-school children and streamed the abuse over the internet to other sex abusers across the world have been branded “beyond human instinct and evil” by a judge. The men preyed on the families of youngsters to gain access to them and, in one case, groomed a mother and father before their baby was born.
Increase in boys’ sexual abuse by women cases in Zimbabwe — AN increase in cases of women sexually abusing boys and infecting them with venereal diseases has prompted police to rope in parents in the fight against the trend. National Police Spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi yesterday said parents should talk with their children openly about sexual abuse. He said they should educate them not to be lured by little items like food as they risk being sexually abused.
Judges:Looks Like Four Campus Rape Tribunals Not Really Big on Due Process — There has been widespread concern that the Obama administration’s guidelines for handling rape accusations on campus eliminate due process for the accused. There is concern thast the guidelines imply that a rape accusation against a male student by a female student is always true. The guidelines are promulgated under Title IX. The larger question is why campus tribunals rather than law enforcement are entrusted with handling this very serious crime.
Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing Boy in Third Trial — Jonathon Folk on tearfully pleaded with the jury to see him as the victim of a vicious judicial system. He was standing trial Wednesday for the third time for the same crime and he fought hard for sympathy. “I don’t even get to pick the charges,” said the 48-year-old Idaho man. “It is a horror to be charged with a crime and be innocent,” he said. “If I protest too much, I will be seen as guilty. If I get angry, I will be seen as guilty. If I forget a fact under the head of interrogation, I will be seen as guilty.”
Report: Increase in Reported Abuse of Mass. Foster Kids — Documented reports of abuse or neglect of children in foster care and other out-of-home settings increased in Massachusetts last year, as did deaths among children receiving services from state agencies, according to a report filed Tuesday by the state’s Child Advocate. The release of the 2014 data comes amid renewed scrutiny of the state’s child welfare system and calls to increase staffing and funding for the Department of Children and Families.
Report: prison abuse cases go unpunished — The majority of prison abuse cases in the country have gone unpunished, the Penitentiary Ombudsman’s Office (PPN) said in a document revealed yesterday that was sent to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) for its annual Western Hemisphere report. According to the report, there were an estimated 814 cases of abuse denounced by prisoners in 2014, but only 11 indictments resulted from the 160 cases that are currently being investigated.
Son of Huddersfield Town legend tells of child sex abuse he kept secret from his family for almost 20 years — A young dad who claims he was the victim of child sexual abuse from the age of eight has spoken of his ordeal and said: “I want justice.” Kyle Edwards, 27, step-son of former Huddersfield Town star Rob, waived his right to anonymity to urge other victims not to suffer in silence. Former local league footballer Kyle, of New Mill, was ‘groomed’ and then sexually abused by a friend just a few years older than him.
Victim of male rape reveals his struggle after sex attack: ‘We need to break the taboo’ — Rape. I hate the word. It’s difficult to write and even more difficult to say. There’s something about rape that is so much more terrifying than most crimes. It’s the invasion of your body. The act of sex, which is supposed to be an intimate connection between two people, becomes a weapon with which to control you and paralyse you with fear. If we can’t protect our own bodies, then what use are we? I know this because I was raped.
When Child Sex Abuse Gets Ignored — The double standard our media impose on child sexual abuse is garishly obvious. On Aug. 14, The Washington Post set the stage for the coming American visit of Pope Francis with another splashy front-page story on a man still berating the Catholic Church after being abused by a priest from 1969 to 1976. But on Aug. 21, after a court sentenced former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck, 48, for sexually abusing a 15-year old boy merely a year ago, the Post ignored it completely.
Why the new MHA guidelines for interviewing jail inmates infringe on both press and prisoners’ rights — The Miami Herald, famous for its investigative journalism that has immensely benefited criminal justice reforms, has been running a series called “Cruel and Unusual”, which tracks human rights abuses in Florida’s prisons. The series’ name has been inspired by the Eighth Amendment of the American Constitution, which prohibits the state from inflicting “cruel and unusual punishment, including torture”.
Woman faces more charges in teen sex abuse case — A Cascade County woman accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 15-year-old boy via Facebook now faces more charges in that case. Kathi Linn Pederson, 41, originally was charged with sexual abuse of children and evidence tampering for her alleged conduct with one of her teenaged daughter’s friends in July. Days later she was back in front of a judge, charged with attempted witness tampering for calling the boy’s home from jail less than 24 hours after her first court appearance.