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What I told a Government Minister and Scottish TV about the response to #NepalQuake

Becky Bottle (right in image above) is a returned International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteer who spent three months in a rural community called Makaibari in the Dolakha region of Nepal.  981 more words



Sasha Wass has over 33 years’ experience at the Criminal Bar. She has both defended and prosecuted in numerous cases of complex fraud, international money laundering, murder and serious sexual misconduct. 149 more words


Written Ministerial Statement on St Helena Child Abuse Inquiry

Written Ministerial Statement on St Helena Child Abuse Inquiry

Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP First published: 20 November 2014 Part of: St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. 471 more words


UK authorities 'failed to stop sex abuse of children' on British territory of St Helena

UK authorities ‘failed to stop sex abuse of children’ on British territory of St Helena

  • UK ‘failed to stop St Helena sex abuse’ says former head of health…
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Sasha Wass QC, prosecutor in Rolf Harris trial, to lead island sex abuse inquiry

Sasha Wass QC, has been brought into to head an investigation into an alleged cover-up on St Helena and Ascension

Paul Peachey

Crime correspondent

Thursday 20 November 2014… 538 more words


St Helena child abuse: Foreign Office 'was warned British island couldn't cope 12 years ago'

Exclusive investigation: child abuse “ignored throughout” St Helena, where men who abused children were fined as little as £50

By  Tom Rowley, Special Correspondent, St Helena… 1,323 more words


The St Helena Child Abuse Scandal

The St Helena child abuse scandal refers to child abuse cases in St Helena. Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Department for International Development (DFID) has been accused of lying to the United Nation over endemic child abuse in St Helena to cover up allegations, including a case of a police officer having raped a four-year-old girl and another police officer having mutilated a two-year-old. 24 more words