November 9, 2016 Comments Off on British campaigners warn of emergency over online child sexual abuse
British campaigners warn of emergency over online child sexual abuse
NSPCC report suggest more than half a million men in the UK may have viewed child sexual abuse images online Esther Addley Tuesday 8 November 2016
Child exploitation campaigners have warned of a looming “social emergency” after a report by the NSPCC suggested more than half a million men in the UK may have viewed child sexual abuse images on the internet.
The new figures, based on a large-scale German study this year, are far higher than previous estimates. In 2013 it was suggested that around 50,000 UK-based individuals were involved in downloading and sharing abusive images of children. Last month police chiefs said they feared the number may have risen significantly since then, with one report putting it at up to 100,000.
The German study, which surveyed more than 8,700 men, found that 2.4% of respondents admitted looking at online images of child sexual abuse. Applying the figures to the male UK population, the NSPCC said, “would equate to an estimate that there may be between 450,000 and 590,000 males aged 18-89 in the UK who have at some point viewed and used child sexual abuse images….
Girl, 4, decapitated in Indian ritual sacrifice
November 08, 2016 FoxNews.com
A 4-year-old girl was decapitated and her arms were severed last week in rural India as part of a black magic ritual aimed at finding a lost cell phone.
The girl went missing on October 24 in the Charaideo district of upper Assam, a mostly rural, tribal area in Northeast India, The Washington Post reported. Then last Monday her disfigured body turned up about 90 yards from her home.
The black magic priest suspected in the crime…reportedly escaped. Investigators arrested two of his assistants….