child sexual abuse

Scottish child sex abuse witchcraft ring case sees 11 charged - report

The defendants face 32 different charges for crimes against children, such as raping them, making them take part in witchcraft classes, making them try to commune with demons, and more.

Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexual

Malka Leifer gets 15 years in prison for rape of Jewish students in Australia

The ultra-Orthodox Jewish principal was found guilty of abusing two sisters.

Ghislaine Maxwell identifies as Jewish in prison, tapping resources for incarcerated Jews

Religious services are being provided through Reaching Out, one of several organizations operated by people affiliated with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement to serve those who are incarcerated.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
08/08/2023

Huge billboard in Lisbon puts spotlight on clergy abuse as pope arrives

The billboard was put up on the Almirante Reis avenue - one of Lisbon's longest and busiest streets - and reads: "4,800+ children abused by the Catholic Church in Portugal."

By REUTERS
02/08/2023

Pope to Portugal for bittersweet 'Catholic Woodstock'

The Vatican said about 330,000 young people have registered for an event in Portugal dubbed "the Catholic Woodstock."

By REUTERS
31/07/2023

BBC presenter at center of sex photo scandal named as lead anchor Edwards

The story first broke on Friday when the Sun tabloid reported a leading BBC presenter had paid a young person 35,000 pounds ($45,000) for explicit photos over three years.

By REUTERS
12/07/2023

Child sexual abuse at religious Jewish camps, schools no longer secret - opinion

If a young child today suffers abuse, chances are, it will have been recorded in some way. A reconstruction of that moment with the use of modern technology, enables them to speak up.

By HADASSAH CHEN
24/06/2023

Israelis can now report internet child abuse to police online

The initiative falls under the auspices of the Israel Police's Unit 105, a section of the Lahav 433 unit that specifically handles children's safety on the Internet. 

Child abuse

Why do abused children become emotionally-detached adults? - study

The research was a joint effort between scientists at Israel's Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Stanford University in California.

Patriot Front member pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

28-year-old Patriot Front member Jared Boyce will face up to 30 years in prison at his sentencing on Tuesday.

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