Exposure: Abused and Betrayed by Clement Freud (video)


“Sir Clement Freud, the late politician and broadcaster, has been accused of abusing two girls in the late 1940s and 1970s. Two women have told ITV Exposure of the abuse they suffered at the hands of Freud, who died in … Continue reading

The paedophile doctor and the GMC (Spotlight video)


Chris Moore investigates why child psychiatrist Dr. Morris Fraser, a convicted paedophile, was not struck off by the General Medical Council. Password: imincorrigible Video © BBC Worldwide Reporter Chris Moore Producer Denise O’Connor Deputy Editor Gwyneth Jones Editor Jeremy Adams … Continue reading

Lethal injections and the tragedy of America’s execution addiction (video)


It began in Utah back in 1977. On January 17 of that year, Gary Gilmore became the first man to be executed in the US for more than a decade, ending a national moratorium on the death penalty. Gilmore, guilty … Continue reading

Finally, the truth about Hillsborough but you won’t read it on the front of The Sun (plus James O’Brien v the truth audio)


As Jared Ficklin wrote here, the verdicts returned at the inquest into the Hillsborough disaster of 1989 completely vindicate the 27-year campaign for justice resolutely undertaken by the families of the 96 who died. The verdicts, which will surely have … Continue reading

Cameron was not predicting war – and he is right to raise Brexit security fear (The Conversation and Newsnight video)


David Cameron attempted to inject some passion into his mission for the UK to remain a member of the EU by making a “big, bold patriotic case” for membership. His speech is being read as a warning that Brexit poses … Continue reading

James O’Brien v Simon Danczuk the ‘sex pest’ (audio & video)


On 12th January 2016, Simon Danczuk voluntarily attended a Lancashire police interview about a rape allegation. It is unclear whether this is the same allegation made in the Mail on Sunday by his (first) ex-wife or by a possible third-party. … Continue reading

How easy is it to go from ‘gun idiot’ to ‘idiot with a gun’ in America? (video)


The Daily Show railed into U.S. gun culture challenging the frequently espoused talking point that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is good guys with a gun.” Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper sets out to go “from gun idiot to … Continue reading

The “criminal courts charge” is criminalising poverty but where’s the justice?


It’s not only the monstrous and still widening wealth inequality gap that is now the same as in 19th century Britain; it’s also our debtors’ prisons. Introduced by stealth towards the final days of the coalition government by Tory imbecile … Continue reading

It’s expensive, kills the innocent and doesn’t deter crime – it’s time to end the capital punishment debate (video)


The announcement earlier this year that a 78-year-old man was to be paroled after serving 48 years of a 30-year sentence caused an outcry – most loudly and unedifyingly from the knee-jerk ridden right-wing media.  As the man in question … Continue reading

The Channel programme: helping vulnerable people or nudging them towards radicalisation? (The Conversation) (video)


Stephanie Petrie, University of Liverpool Referrals to the British government’s deradicalisation programme Channel are on the rise, it has been reported. The Channel programme was imposed on all local authorities in England and Wales as part of the 2015 Counter-Terrorism … Continue reading

What ‘The Boy Business’ video tells us about the likely outcome of the UK’s child sexual abuse inquiry (video)


First broadcast in 1997, this Granada TV documentary examined allegations made by a man named only as ‘Edward’, that videos have been made in Amsterdam in which young boys are sexually abused, tortured and killed, and that convicted paedophile, Warwick … Continue reading

Kincora (Part 1): MI5 and the child abuse cover-up (video)


The Kincora Boys’ Home was a children’s home in Belfast, Northern Ireland that was the scene of a notorious child sex abuse scandal. The Belfast News Letter reported that files on Kincora were “conspicuously absent” from the routine January 2013 … Continue reading