FACT (Supporting Victims of Unfounded Allegations of Abuse) have published their latest newsletter.
The Batholomew’s Notes website has helpfully provided a comprehensive summary of the recent media coverage of the Carl Beech case, which has resulted in his conviction and imprisonment for 18 years on 12 counts of perverting the course of justice, one of fraud, and several child sexual offences.
False allegations of sexual abuse are a regrettable fact of life. Is there any way in which the stories told by pseudo-victims differ from those of real victims? As more people are prosecuted for historic abuse and more are exonerated, the issue is clearly increasing in importance. The barrister, Barbara…
Human rights and civil liberties barrister, Barbara Hewson, has written an article saying that the justice system is skewed against men in rape cases because of an over-willingness to believe those who claim to be victims.
The Hampstead Satanic cult hoax must be classed as one of the most bizarre cases ever to be examined in a British court.
A report on the FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) Spring Conference, held in May. Barbara Hewson looks at the background to false allegations – why they are made, and the part false memory can play in them. After lunch, the radio presenter and retired schoolmaster Simon Warr gave an electrifying…