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  • Australia to Extend Child Sex Inquiry by Two Years

    Australia to Extend Child Sex Inquiry by Two Years

    The Australian government said Tuesday it plans to extend an explosive inquiry into child sex abuse by two years to deal with the thousands of victims who have come forward.

  • US Trafficking Bust Reveals Worries over Missing Kids

    US Trafficking Bust Reveals Worries over Missing Kids

    When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the US last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

  • UK to Investigate Claims of Child Abuse Cover-Up

    UK to Investigate Claims of Child Abuse Cover-Up

    The British government vowed on Monday to discover whether public institutions have exposed vulnerable children to sexual abuse - and whether authorities suppressed abuse allegations to protect politicians and other powerful people.

  • Child Sex Abuse Conspiracy Claims Rattle Britain's Political Elite

    Child Sex Abuse Conspiracy Claims Rattle Britain's Political Elite

    Britain pledged on Monday to investigate claims that politicians may have sexually abused children in the 1980s in a conspiracy by members of the establishment who used their power to cover up the crimes.

  • Australia Inquiry Examines Swim Coach Child Sex Abuse Claims

    Australia Inquiry Examines Swim Coach Child Sex Abuse Claims

    An Australian national inquiry into child sex abuse switched its focus Monday from the Catholic Church to the professional swimming community and how it reacted to allegations against two Olympic coaches.

  • Indian-Origin MP Slams UK Home Office over Sex Abuse Files

    Indian-Origin MP Slams UK Home Office over Sex Abuse Files

    Britain's senior-most Indian-origin MP has sharply criticised the UK Home Office for losing files linked to child abuse claims said to implicate political figures at the heart of UK's national life.

  • Senior Australian Bishop Charged With Child Sex Abuse

    Senior Australian Bishop Charged With Child Sex Abuse

    One of the most senior members of the Catholic Church in Australia has stepped down from his role after being charged with child sex abuse, the Church said on Monday.

  • Polish Church Apologises for Child Sex Abuse

    Polish Church Apologises for Child Sex Abuse

    Leaders of Poland's Catholic Church have apologised to the victims of child sex abuse by priests and admitted they have long ignored the problem.

  • UN Warns Britain Over Child Voodoo Victims, Sex Tourists

    UN Warns Britain Over Child Voodoo Victims, Sex Tourists

    Hundreds of children are believed to have been kidnapped in Africa and brought to Britain for brutal voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said today, urging London to step up its fight against the scourge.

  • Five Thai Monks Charged Over Child Sex Abuse Ring: Police

    Five Thai Monks Charged Over Child Sex Abuse Ring: Police

    Thai police on Wednesday said that they had charged five defrocked Buddhist abbots for sexually abusing eight boys at monasteries around the northern city of Chiang Mai.

  • UN watchdog demands tougher Vatican abuse fight

    UN watchdog demands tougher Vatican abuse fight

    A UN watchdog urged the Vatican on Friday to live up to Pope Francis' vow to stamp out child sex abuse by priests, calling on the Church to ensure violators face justice.

  • Vatican Urges Sex Abuse Critics Not to Stay 'Fossilised in Past'

    Vatican Urges Sex Abuse Critics Not to Stay 'Fossilised in Past'

    The Vatican told critics of its sexual abuse record on Tuesday that it had developed model child protection policies over the last decade and that its accusers should not stay "fossilised in the past" when attitudes were different.

  • UN Anti-Torture Watchdog Spotlights Vatican's Record

    UN Anti-Torture Watchdog Spotlights Vatican's Record

    A UN anti-torture watchdog on Monday began a two-day grilling of the Vatican over its efforts to stamp out child sex abuse by priests.

  • Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuses

    Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuses

    Pope Francis on Friday personally asked forgiveness for thousands of child sex abuses carried out by priests and promised more action following accusations of cover-ups and excessive leniency by the Vatican.

  • Chicago archdiocese hid decades of child sex abuse

    Chicago archdiocese hid decades of child sex abuse

    After a 13-year-old boy reported in 1979 that a priest raped and threatened him at gunpoint to keep quiet, the Archdiocese of Chicago assured the boy's parents that, although the cleric avoided prosecution, he would receive treatment and have no furt...

  • Sex abuse files on 30 Chicago priests going public

    Internal documents showing how officials from the Archdiocese of Chicago handled allegations of child sexual abuse by priests are about to become public.

  • Dutchman accused of abusing 400 children on webcam

    Dutchman accused of abusing 400 children on webcam

    Dutch prosecutors suspect an Amsterdam man abused hundreds of children, some as young as 12, by getting them to perform sexual acts in front of their webcams.

  • British rock singer Ian Watkins jailed for 35 years for child sex abuse

    British rock singer Ian Watkins jailed for 35 years for child sex abuse

    British rock singer Ian Watkins, the former Lostprophets frontman, was jailed for 35 years on Wednesday for the attempted rape of a baby and several other "incomprehensible" child sex offences.

  • Pope Assembles Experts To Tackle Child Sex Abuse

    Pope Assembles Experts To Tackle Child Sex Abuse

    Pope Francis on Thursday ordered the formation of a team of experts to address the sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church, in his first major step to tackle a crisis that has plagued it for two decades.

  • BBC radio presenter arrested in sex abuse inquiry

    BBC radio presenter arrested in sex abuse inquiry

    Radio presenter Paul Gambaccini was arrested on Tuesday as part of a wider inquiry into alleged child sexual exploitation, his spokesman told the British Broadcasing Corporation (BBC) on Friday.

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