Child abuse panic

Child abuse panic

22 September 2015

Ul Nasir: a case of victim-centred injustice

Victims should not have the right to personalised justice.

11 August 2015

Kids Company: consumed by the child-abuse hysteria

Batmanghelidjh was brought down by a panic she helped propagate.

10 August 2015

The crusade against Ted Heath: dancing on people’s graves

The inquisition into historical allegations of abuse is out of control.

10 August 2015

Compo culture goes up in smoke

A recent ludicrous case shows just how unreliable group claims are.

13 July 2015

Kids Company: a cuddly front for state intervention

Camila Batmanghelidjh’s financial management is not the real scandal.

6 July 2015

Compo culture and the child abuse panic

Historic sex abuse claims have fuelled the UK’s compensation industry.

29 June 2015

Janner: when therapy trumps justice

A senile old lord is being subjected to a showtrial.

17 June 2015

The NSPCC: still fostering fear and suspicion

The child-protection industry is constructing the crime it claims to combat.

26 May 2015

Operation Hydrant: an Inquisition for the 21st century

Police trawling for child-abuse cases is an affront to justice.