Victims pull out of Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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Sex abuse victims have been “utterly marginalised” by an inquiry set up to help them, one of the victims claimed. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is examining the extent to which religious groups and local authorities failed … Continue reading

Now FIVE lawyers have quit child abuse inquiry: Two more resign as Janner case faces the axe

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Now FIVE lawyers have quit child abuse inquiry: Two more resign as Janner case faces the axe The child sex abuse inquiry was said to be in meltdown yesterday  Two barristers examining allegations against Lord Janner have resigned The inquiry’s … Continue reading

Abuse inquiry fiasco as third lawyer resigns

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Abuse inquiry fiasco as third lawyer resigns The national inquiry into child sex abuse is facing renewed calls to curb the scope of its investigation after the resignation of another member of its legal team. Abigail Bright, a barrister who … Continue reading

Child abuse inquiry hit by ‘cover-up’

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Child abuse inquiry hit by ‘cover-up’ The national child abuse inquiry was accused of concealing the truth about why its two top lawyers resigned. Ben Emmerson, QC, 53, and Elizabeth Prochaska, 35, the lead and first junior counsel at the … Continue reading

Protecting children from horror of sexual abuse

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Protecting children from horror of sexual abuse At the end of last year the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse announced its first areas of investigation. These will look at whether institutions have taken seriously their duty to protect children … Continue reading