July 31, 2019

@LaunchHashtags News Feed Wrap-Up – July 31, 2019

Human Trafficking headlines from around the world. https://twitter.com/launchhashtags

UK – NOTTINGHAM CITY AND NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCILS EXPOSED VULNERABLE CHILDREN to repeated rapes and physical abuse, a report said.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-49177145


NEW YORK CHILD SEX-ABUSE VICTIMS DEMAND RELEASE OF ‘SECRET FILES’ ON PEDOPHILE PRIESTS – Since it launched the probe 11 months ago, the office has fielded 682 complaints of child sex-abuse by Catholic clergy.

https://nypost.com/2019/07/27/new-york-child-sex-abuse-victims-demand-release-of-secret-files-on-pedophile-priests/


Australia, US, UK, Canada and New Zealand has demanded tech giants take “immediate” action TO COMBAT A 20 FOLD RISE IN THE LIVE STREAMING OF CHILD SEX ABUSE and online child exploitation (NOTE: behind Paywall)

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/act-now-on-child-abuse-five-eyes-tells-tech-giants/news-story/bddbfd30923d009ea9b15c3e95ad92dd


HOUSE PASSES BILL TO FORCE LAWMAKERS TO PAY THEIR OWN SEXUAL HARASSMENT SETTLEMENTS – The bill would require members to personally pay any settlements rather than using their office budgets. Congress has come under fire because some settlements against members have been paid with funds from the U.S. Treasury.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/02/06/house-passes-bill-force-lawmakers-pay-their-own-sexual-harassment-settlements/311023002/


A FLORIDA MINISTER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH 500 COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY – According to Sarasota County Sheriff’s officials, Charles Andrews, 66, had the pornographic material on his personal computer.


BATON ROUGE, La. — SEVEN MEN HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND OTHER CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN – More unidentified victims are believed to exist; some abused as children would now be in their 20’s.

https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/7-men-arrested-in-louisiana-accused-of-crimes-against-children/289-5872e92a-1cac-4d55-8844-bb1c65756bb8


LATE MOTHER TERESA’S ORDER INVESTIGATED FOR CHILD TRAFFICKING IN INDIA – after discovering that four infants had been sold, including a 6-month-old boy who changed hands for 50,000 rupees ($730).

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/17/629681931/late-mother-teresas-order-investigated-for-child-trafficking-in-india


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