Stories You May Have Missed

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Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”
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Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”

The Irish Mirror reports that Forrestal described the practice as “ritual abuse” in the hour-long documentary, adding that she was also subjected to recession therapy by a priest. She claimed that she …

Afghanistan’s War Victims’ Voices
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Afghanistan’s War Victims’ Voices

https://youtu.be/z2ob3M2jQj8?t=910 Some people are blocked from the audio, so be sure to turn on closed captions. It was a grim and solemn occasion today as I and others presented our accumulated evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity being committed in Afghanistan by the Taliban, and I did not take my words lightly. Nonetheless, it…

PBJ Learning Joins National Center on Sexual Exploitation Amicus Brief
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PBJ Learning Joins National Center on Sexual Exploitation Amicus Brief

PBJ Learning joins 9th Circuit Amicus Brief to support trafficking survivor whose case against Craigslist was dismissed on CDA 230 grounds AUSTIN, Texas – June 23, 2022 – PRLog — NCOSE Law Center welcomes PBJ Learning’s support of its Amicus Brief to support victims harmed by actions on Craigslist. “This precedent-setting case will impact whether…

Witch-hunts and ritual child abuse are a stain on Africa. We must confront them
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Witch-hunts and ritual child abuse are a stain on Africa. We must confront them

Thousands of children accused of witchcraft suffer ritual abuse every year – and those with albinism are the main victims by Joan Nyanyuki  As Africa emerges blinking into the post-pandemic sunlight, children across the continent might hope for a brighter future. Lockdowns drove a surge in violence against children – especially girls – but surely…

Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR
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Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR

Texas Public Radio | By Paul Flahive Published June 3, 2022 at 6:13 PM CDT A new report alleges a treatment facility for victims of sex trafficking may hold some culpability in the death of a girl who stayed there. A young girl identified only as “RR” placed at Bastrop-based “The Refuge” ran away from a…

Survivorship Celebrates Its Tenth International Conference: Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control Conference
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Survivorship Celebrates Its Tenth International Conference: Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control Conference

Attendees included participants from Europe, Canada, and the US. The Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control 2022 Conference The International Evidence of Ritual Abuse Conference The Clinician …