Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Allegations fly at heated Westminster child abuse conference

Dark clouds gather above the Elizabeth Tower and the Houses of Parliament
Politicians, lawyers, activists and survivors of child abuse crowded into a committee room in the Palace of Westminster yesterday afternoon demanding a thorough and transparent government inquiry into historic child sex abuse allegations and stressing the need for solidarity among campaigners during a heated meeting that saw one man escorted from the room by police.

The eminent QC Michael Mansfield was joined on the panel by politicians John Mann, Nadine Dorries and Sarah Champion as well as other lawyers, activists, whistleblowers and child abuse survivors for the packed conference.

Rumours have swirled in recent years about a cover-up in the British establishment involving senior politicians and police that has seen prominent figures engaging in child abuse and murder. Police have described evidence from one survivor relating to abuse at the Dolphin Square estate in London and at least three murders "credible and true".

Yesterday's event, arranged by the WhiteFlowers group, was designed to keep up the pressure on home secretary Theresa May regarding the government-led inquiry, as well as stressing the need for solidarity among campaigners.  (more...)


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