Everyday thousands of children are being sexually abused. You can stop the abuse of at least one child by simply praying. You can possibly stop the abuse of thousands of children by forwarding the link in First Time Visitor? by email, Twitter or Facebook to every Christian you know. Save a child or lots of children!!!! Do Something, please!

3:15 PM prayer in brief:
Pray for God to stop 1 child from being molested today.
Pray for God to stop 1 child molestation happening now.
Pray for God to rescue 1 child from sexual slavery.
Pray for God to save 1 girl from genital circumcision.
Pray for God to stop 1 girl from becoming a child-bride.
If you have the faith pray for 100 children rather than one.
Give Thanks. There is more to this prayer here

Please note: All my writings and comments appear in bold italics in this colour

Saturday, 1 October 2022

Islam - Current Day > Muslim Men Gang Rape Sydney Girl; Iranian Woman Arrested for appearing on Social Media without headscarf

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Four men charged with gang-raping woman, 22,

after ‘luring her to fake date on app in Sydney’

Jon Rogers
19:01, 6 Sep 2022, Updated: 22:56, 6 Sep 2022

FOUR men have been charged with gang-raping a woman who is said to have allegedly been lured on a fake date via an app.

The 22-year-old woman had arranged to meet a man she had been chatting to online in June.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in relation to an alleged gang-rape of a young woman.
Credit: NSW Police Force


While she was in the bathroom of a home in Sydney, Australia, a group of men allegedly turned up and sexually assaulted her, the Supreme Court heard in August.

Cops arrested a 24-year-old man, Rami Katlan, on Tuesday and charged him with two counts of aggravated sexual assault in company, which carries a maximum term of life imprisonment.

He was set to appear in Bankstown Local Court on Tuesday.

A 23-year-old man, Omar El-Sayed, has also been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault in company. He has been released on bail and is set to appear at Newtown Local Court on September 22.

Adam Kabbout, 24, alleged to be the organiser of the attack, failed in his bid for bail in the Supreme Court in August.

Kabbout is fighting six counts of aggravated sexual intercourse without consent while in company.

The court heard that police don’t allege Kabbout had sex with the woman but he allegedly tried to film the other men raping her.

A 19-year-old male, Mohammed Ali, was charged in June over his alleged involvement and is set to appear in court.

Sex crimes chief detective Jayne Doherty said at the time the woman had built a relationship with the man online.

When she invited him over, he arrived - before the four others joined him, it's said. "They [allegedly] arrived a short time after he arrived at the premises," Doherty said.

The victim took "a number of steps to try and ensure her safety", the cop added. "It’s through those steps that we’ve been able to identify these people," she said.

The names of Kabbout's accomplices came from the Daily Mail.




Iranian woman pictured on social media eating breakfast without

headscarf arrested and thrown into jail that held Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe


By JONATHAN KANENGONI FOR MAILONLINE and AKHTAR MAKOII FOR MAILONLINE and JACK NEWMAN
PUBLISHED: 10:50 EDT, 1 October 2022

A young woman was arrested by Iranian authorities after being pictured eating breakfast in a restaurant without a headscarf.

The image, which shows Donya Rad eating breakfast with her friend in a restaurant in Tehran without headscarves, went viral on social media and attracted widespread attention.

The pair had been protesting the recent death of Mahsa Amini, who was killed in the custody of the Iranian morality police after being arrested for improper wearing of a hijab. 

Ms Amini died at the age of 22, three days after she was arrested by the 'morality police' responsible for enforcing's strict Islamic strict dress code.

The image had been posted on the Twitter account of Donya Rad showing her and a friend
eating breakfast without headscarves


The act of not wearing a headscarf was in protest of the death of Mahsa Amimi (pictured) who was killed in custody of Iranian police


Police said she died of a heart attack and did not suffer any mistreatment, despite experts' claims she was severely beaten.

Her death has already sparked widespread protests throughout Iran, with public figures expressing their outrage, including the Iranian national football team, who kept their black tracksuits on during anthems at the international friendly against Senegal.

After Donya's image went viral, it was seen by the morality police, who summoned her to explain her actions. When Donya arrived to explain, she was arrested by police. 

Donya Rad (pictured) was arrested and taken to Ward 209 of the infamous Evin Prison


Donya Rad has been taken to the same jail that held Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe



Her (Donya's) family have not heard from her since, other than a brief call that informed them she was being moved to Ward 209 of Evin Prison, infamously known as the prison that held Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Donya Rad's sister, Dina, revealed that they were confronted by police before her sister's arrest.

She said: 'Yesterday, after the above photo was published, the security agencies contacted my sister - Donya Rad - and summoned her to give an explanation.

'Today, after agreeing to be interrogated, she was arrested. After a few hours of no news from her, she told me in a short call that she was arrested and had been transferred to Ward 209 of Evin Prison. Our family is very worried about her health and safety.

'Our family is very concerned about her wellbeing'.

Donya Rad has had little contact with her family since her arrest, prompting her sister Dina to take to Twitter


The decision to arrest Donya Rad signals the unease Iranian authorities are facing over unrest in the country, with protests following the death of Ms Amini spiralling into protests against the Iranian regime. 

In the two weeks since the death of Ms Amini and the protests that followed - at least 83 people, including children, have been killed. 

The Committee to Protect Journalists said at least 29 journalists have been arrested, including Nilufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi, the female journalists that helped to bring Ms Amini's case to light.

London-based Amnesty International addressed the violence protesters are facing, highlighting Iran's 'widespread patterns of unlawful use of force and ruthless violence by security forces'. 



This Week's Global Pervs and Paedos List > Pervert should be Castrated; Babes in the Wood Survivor's Astonishing Story

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Babysitter Jareth Harries-Markham jailed for

repeated sexual abuse of children in his care

By Joanna Menagh
Posted 10:41pm Monday 26 Sep 2022

Jareth Harries-Markham says he has no memory of the offending. (Facebook: Jareth Harries-Markham )


An experienced Western Australia prosecutor has almost been brought to tears as he detailed the sexual abuse of 16 young girls, some of them just babies, by a man who was being paid to babysit them.


WARNING: This story contains details that some readers may find disturbing.

Jareth Harries-Markham, 24, faced the Supreme Court on Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to more than 140 charges, including 35 counts of indecent dealing with a child under 13 and 94 counts of indecently recording a child.

The victims, some of them sisters, were aged between 8 months and 9 years, and were being babysat by Harries-Markham, after their families had responded to an advertisement he had posted online.

Please, please, please parents - never ever hire a man or boy to babysit your children. Too often there is something seriously wrong with a male who wants to look after someone else's children. It's not natural and it is dangerous as this story confirms.

Some of the families, who were present in court on Tuesday, hired Harries-Markham on a live-in basis and the court heard some of the offences happened as the children were sleeping.

Other victims were friends of the children who were abused while they were on play dates at their home.

Children filmed


Harries-Markham also used his mobile phone to take photos and videos of what he was doing, which were discovered stored on his electronic devices in various folders, some of them titled with the child's name.

At one point during the hearing, state prosecutor Brett Tooker struggled to contain his emotions as he detailed the abuse of a 23-month-old girl.

He paused and his voice quivered before he was able to regain his composure and continue.

The court heard Harries-Markham told a psychiatrist he had no memory of what he had done, and he did not know why he did what he did — with his lawyer Amir Murad submitting his client "did love these children".

There's a more accurate word than 'love' to describe his feelings.

"He did become attached to the children. It was never his intention to cause them distress and he can't reconcile what he did, with how he felt about the children," Mr Murad said. "He can't come to terms with what he has done."

Mr Murad suggested his client may not have been aware of the paedophilic disorder he had, and he submitted there was no evidence to suggest Harries-Markham had started working as a babysitter to gain access to children.

However, Justice Stephen Hall pointed out that Harries-Markham had continued to advertise his services even after he had started offending.

"He held himself out as someone who could be trusted with the care of a child when he knew what he had done," Justice Hall noted.

Mr Tooker said that was something that "tormented" the children's parents, many of whom had provided victim impact statements to the court.

'Enduring torment' of parents


Harries-Markham was sentenced to 18 years in jail.

Justice Hall said the victim impact statements from the parents made for "harrowing and heart-rending reading" and spoke of the "enduring torment" they felt.

"The trust they placed in you was grossly violated," Justice Hall told Harries-Markham.

Justice Hall said the number of victims and their ages were aggravating factors, particularly those offences against girls who were just babies.

He said the recording of the abuse and the "methodical" way Harries-Markham had then stored and catalogued the images and videos, also added to the seriousness of the offences.

Justice Hall gave the 24-year-old a discount for his pleas of guilty, noting that while the evidence against him was overwhelming, it had spared the victims and their families the trauma of having to go through a trial.

However, he said he could not accept that the Harries-Markham was remorseful, saying his claim he could not remember was not consistent with any show of remorse.

Harries-Markham will have to serve 16 years before he can be released on parole.

Lifetime restraining orders were also made to ban Harries-Markham from ever trying to contact or communicate with his victims.

If there was ever a paedophile who should be castrated, it is this man. This is how he treats children he loves - according to him. He should never be allowed to father children or even communicate with children. 




I begged Babes in the Wood killer to spare my life…for £1 sweet money,

says brave survivor of brutal attack

Eileen Fairweather, Tom Wells
The Sun
21:29, 1 Oct 2022

A WOMAN today breaks her 32-year silence to tell how she begged Babes In The Wood killer Russell Bishop to spare her life – for £1 in sweet money.

Rachael Watts was just seven when she was snatched and bundled into Bishop’s car boot as she roller-skated near her home.

Rachael Watts was snatched off the street by Babes In The Wood killer Russell Bishop. Credit: Athena


Attack survivor Rachael bravely tells her story for the very first time. Credit: Dan Charity


Rachael was abducted and sexually attacked by paedophile Russell Bishop. Credit: PA:Press Association


She bartered with the monster to spare her, offering the pocket money her dad had given her earlier. But instead he drove her to an ­isolated beauty spot, where he launched a sickening sex attack.

Evil Bishop then throttled Rachael and left her for dead, naked, on downland near Hove, East Sussex.

'Downland' in southern England are basically hills of chalk.

Rachael’s evidence helped cage Bishop — but it would take 28 years for DNA advances to finally nail him for the killings in 1986 that became known as the Babes In The Wood ­murders. Next Sunday marks 36 years since the shocking crimes took place.

Bishop died behind bars — and today brave Rachael, now 40, waives her lifelong legal right to anonymity to give her only interview, to The Sun on Sunday.

Now a mum of four, she reveals: “Finally, I don’t need to worry he’ll come back one day to get me. I want to let go and stop being scared of people finding out. The shame is Bishop’s, not mine.”

32 years later she can finally begin to recover from the trauma of that day. This is not unusual for victims of child sexual abuse.

Rachael’s family had just moved home to Brighton’s Whitehawk estate when her life changed forever on Sunday, February 4, 1990.

On a sunny day, she had set out to see a friend. Fatefully, her pal was not in — and as Rachael roller-skated home she fell and hit a wall. Bruised and hurt, she went to her dad, who gave her £1 to buy sweets.

She recalled: “I don’t remember anything about my childhood before I was kidnapped. But every detail of that day is burned into my brain.

“My lovely dad still blames himself for what happened, but in those days people let their kids play outside.

“I skated to the shop but it was shut. Then I forgot the way home, so I asked someone for directions.”

Russell Bishop was finally convicted and sent to jail in 2018. Credit: PA

‘I KNEW I'D DIE IF I DIDN'T GET OUT OF THE COLD'


That person was jobless roofer Bishop — who had cheated justice three years earlier.

Terrible forensic blunders meant he walked free from court in 1987 after a jury cleared him of the murders of nine-year-old schoolgirls Nicola ­Fellows and Karen Hadaway.

Now the dangerous paedophile was lurking by the boot of his red Ford Cortina as Rachael approached.

Rachael never admitted to police that she asked Bishop for directions. She said: “I was worried I’d get into trouble for talking to a stranger.

“He had a moustache very similar to my dad, and was working on his car, and my dad was a car mechanic, so it didn’t occur to me that he was a danger.

“I asked for directions and he immediately swooped me up and dumped me in the back of his car."

As Bishop drove off at speed, ­Rachael did not panic. Plotting her escape, she took off her skates and began screaming.

She said: “He yelled at me to shut it or he’d kill me. I said, ‘I can give you money, I’ve got a pound’.”

He put his hands around my throat and he choked me. I tried to say, ‘I can’t breathe’. Then I passed out.

As Bishop drove off, Rachael felt around in the dark and found a hammer, banging it hard against the boot. The large indents she made later formed part of the prosecution’s case against him.

She also memorised every detail she could, later telling police about the chisel, spanner and orange pen in the boot and a can of WD40 oil, “like Mummy has in her car”.

The Devil’s Dyke beauty spot became a scene of horror where Rachael was attacked by Russell Bishop.
Credit: Alamy


After about 25 minutes the car stopped at Devil’s Dyke, a secluded beauty spot on the Sussex Downs.

Bishop lifted Rachael out of the boot and forced her on the back seat of the car before stripping her naked. After carrying out a horrific sexual assault, he tried to kill her.

Rachael went on: “He put his hands around my throat and he choked me. I tried to say, ‘I can’t breathe’. Then I passed out.”

Medics later estimated that she had been unconscious for several minutes and nearly died.

She recalled: “When I woke up, everything hurt. I was in mud underneath gorse bushes — he must have shoved me there to hide my body.

“I was naked, bleeding and freezing. It was February and pitch black. I got to my knees. I had to push the brambles out of the way and they shredded my hands and legs. It was a big gorse and bramble thicket but I managed to get out.”

Rachael was abducted four years after the murders of Karen Hadaway and Nicola Fellows


Rachael was stranded in 45 acres of downland, far from any houses — but she suddenly saw the headlights of a parked car.

She said: “I was terrified it was him, but I knew I’d die if I didn’t get out of the cold.

“I tried to call out but my throat was swollen from him strangling me. So I moved towards the lights.

“I fell over so I crawled again. I got up and staggered the last few yards.”

In the car were a Brighton couple drinking coffee after a day out. Horrified, they wrapped the seven-year-old in the wife’s jacket and assured her she was now safe.

Police were called and Rachael was taken to hospital, where her parents rushed to be by her side. Doctors marvelled at how she had escaped being left with brain damage.

Rachael later went home but the memory of Bishop haunted her. She recalled: “I became afraid to even go outside our house and pick grass from the verges for my rabbit. And I became scared Bishop was hiding in the rabbit hutch.”

In 1987, prosecution blunders had led to a jury at Lewes Crown Court acquitting Bishop of the Babes In The Wood murders.

'I HOPE THERE'S A PLACE IN HELL FOR HIM'


Yet police were convinced he was a killer — and arrested him on suspicion of Rachael’s abduction.

Tyre tracks at Devil’s Dyke matched those on his Cortina. Rachael said: “I told them about Bishop’s car and the dents and scratches I had made hammering on the lid of his boot. Mum told me they helped the police get him.”

Bishop, from Hollingdean, near Brighton, was arrested and Rachael was asked to return for an identity parade, just three days after he tried to kill her.

She recalled: “He had styled his hair differently. But I knew straight away it was him.”

At Bishop’s trial ten months later the then eight-year-old Rachael chose to give evidence in the ­courtroom, rather than TV link. She recalled: “The screen hiding Bishop from me was on my left.

“The defence tried to portray me as some immature little girl but I just sat there and answered all their questions very matter-of-factly. The only thing I wouldn’t do was use his name. Even at home, I just called him. ‘That man’.”

Bishop was convicted of kidnap, indecent assault and attempted murder in December 1990 and sentenced to a minimum of 13 years.

Cops dubbed Rachael “the bravest kid you could imagine” and gave her a teddy bear to thank her for her incredible efforts.

Cops gave Rachael a teddy for helping to crack the case against Bishop. Credit: Athena


It was a moment captured in a heartbreaking photo published for the first time today.

But bottling up the trauma led Rachael to drink in her teens to blot out the pain, angry at Bishop and terrified that he would be released.

Again, this is typical of child sex abuse survivors. They need counseling and a lot of it.

Rachael left school at 16 and wed her first husband two years later. The marriage lasted just 12 months. Her second marriage brought her three children but also ended.

Interpersonal relationships are very difficult for survivors. Divorce is a common occurrence.

In 2014 Rachael wed “my lovely third and final husband”, Justin. And she admits: “I’d spent so many years thinking brick walls were my best friend. When I met Justin, he broke down those walls.”

Bishop had murdered Karen Hadaway four years before abducting Rachael. Credit: Alamy
OMGosh, how sweet can you be?


A year later, DNA advances led police to believe Bishop might finally face justice for the Babes In The Woods murders. The news led to Rachael’s developing agoraphobia, an extreme fear of open or crowded spaces.

But as his 2018 trial came to an end, Bishop admitted for the first time he had attacked her. Rachael recalled: “He said he attacked me because people wrongly blamed him of killing the girls.

"He said he was suffering from ‘psychological trauma’ and wanted to ‘belittle and shame’ a ­little girl because he was innocent and ‘bloody angry at everyone. It was the most revolting defence ever. I felt suicidal and finally suffered a breakdown.”

Bishop was convicted in December 2018 at London’s Old Bailey of Karen and Nicola’s murders. He was jailed for life with a 36-year minimum tariff.

Last year The Sun revealed how Bishop was at death’s door as cancer took hold. He died at Durham’s HMP Frankland in January.

Rachael admits: I didn’t celebrate when Bishop died. But I hope that there’s a place in Hell for him. I’m speaking up now because I can. When he died this year, I finally started to recover.”

Rachael suffers from post traumatic stress disorder and is raising funds to support her recovery. To donate, go to gofundme.com/rachael-russell-bishop-survivor.



Approaching Sodom > Cuba takes Wrong Road to be a better Nation; Protests in Cuba over Power Outages; Darkness Dominates into Weekend

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Cuba legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote

By Sheri Walsh

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel signs the country's new Family Code Law, legalizing same-sex marriage, after voters overwhelmingly approved the referendum Sunday. Photo courtesy of government of Cuba.

Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Cuba has voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage, with nearly three-quarters of all eligible voters turning out for Sunday's national referendum as the island nation prepared for Hurricane Ian.

The referendum, which overhauls Cuba's family code, includes greater protections for women, children and the elderly, while allowing LGBTQ couples to marry and adopt children. The new code also allows surrogate pregnancies, gives greater rights to grandparents and provides measures against gender violence.

As of Monday morning, more than 66% of those who voted, or 3,936,790, approved the referendum with 33%, or 1,959,090, opposing it, according to Cuba's National Electoral Council.

"Love is now the law," Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel tweeted after the landslide vote on Monday.

Love, good grief!

"It is paying off a debt with several generations of Cuban men and women, whose family projects have been waiting for this law for years," he said. "As of today, we will be a better nation."

The next day Hurricane Ian just missed Havana and knocked the power out to everyone in Cuba leaving the entire island in the dark Tuesday night. It's Friday, and they are still in the dark and not very happy about it. Do you think there was a message there that was completely missed?

Many LGBTQ people have faced discrimination in Cuba, even though homosexuality was legalized on the communist-run island in 1979.

Cuba considered similar legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in 2018, but the government abandoned plans for a referendum over fears of anti-gay backlash.

Leading up to Sunday's vote, the measure faced opposition from lawmakers and organizations outside the government, including the growing evangelical movement.

"I think about 95% of Christians disapprove, but it's not just Christians. There are communists who are not in agreement, materialistic people not in agreement," evangelical pastor Yoel Serrano told CNN. "A lot of people who believe in different things that don't agree with the changes they want to make with the new family code."

Mariela Castro, director of the National Center for Sex Education and a promoter of rights for same-sex couples, was a major supporter of the referendum legalizing same-sex marriage. She is the daughter of former President Raul Castro and the niece of his brother, the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.




Cubans protest in Havana for 2nd night over lack of power


By ANDREA RODRÍGUEZ
Friday, Sep 30th, 2022

People protest asking for the restoration of electrical service after four days of blackout due to the devastation of Hurricane Ian in Bacuranao, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)


HAVANA (AP)Groups of Cubans protested Friday night in the streets of Havana for a second night, decrying delays in fully restoring electricity three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out power across the island.

A foreign monitoring group reported that Cuba’s internet service shut down for the second time in two days, saying it appeared to be unrelated to problems from the storm but rather an attempt to keep information about the demonstrations from spreading.

Associated Press journalists saw people demonstrating in at least five spots in the city or on its outskirts, including the Barreras and La Gallega districts where residents blocked streets with burning tires and garbage.

Masiel Pereira, a housewife, said that “the only thing I ask is that they restore the current for my children.”

A neighbor, Yunior Velásquez, lamented that “all the food is about to be lost” because there was no power for refrigerators.

On Thursday night, people protested at two points in the city’s Cerro neighborhood. That area was mostly calm Friday with the power back on, although people were out on the important Villa Blanca Avenue chanting “We want light!” while banging pots with spoons. Police blocked access to the street, but there were no confrontations.

The country of 11 million people was plunged into darkness Tuesday night, a few hours after Ian roared over western Cuba and triggered problems in the power system that eventually cascaded over the whole island.

Power was restored in some parts of the country the next day, but other areas were left without service, including in the capital.

The government did not say what percentage of the overall population remained without electricity Friday, but electrical authorities said only 10% of Havana’s 2 million people had power as of late Thursday.

Internet and cellphone service also were out Thursday. Internet service returned Friday morning, at least in some areas, but in the evening it was interrupted again, groups monitoring access to the internet reported.

Alp Toker, director of London-based Netblocks, said the blackout in internet service on Thursday and Friday appeared different from an internet outage that occurred soon after Ian hit.

“Internet service has been interrupted once again in Cuba, at about the same time as yesterday (Thursday),” Toker said in an email to AP on Friday night. “The timing of the outages provides another indication that these are a measure to suppress coverage of the protests.”

Doug Madory, director of internet analysis at Kentik Inc., a network intelligence company, earlier described Thursday’s event as a “total internet blackout.”

Repeated blackouts on Cuba’s already fragile electric grid were among the causes of the island’s largest social protests in decades in July 2021. Thousands of people, weary of power failures and shortages of goods exacerbated by the pandemic and U.S. sanctions, turned out in cities across the island to vent their anger and some also lashed out at the government. Hundreds were arrested and prosecuted, prompting harsh criticism of the administration of President Miguel Diaz-Canel.

Experts said the total blackout showed the vulnerability of Cuba’s power grid and warned that it will require time and sources — things the country doesn’t have — to fix the problem.

Cuba’s power grid “was already in a critical and immunocompromised state as a result of the deterioration of the thermoelectric plants. The patient is now on life support,” said Jorge Piñon, director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy’s Latin America and Caribbean program at the University of Texas.

Cuba has 13 power generation plants, eight of which are traditional thermoelectric plants, and five floating power plants rented from Turkey since 2019. There is also a group of small plants distributed throughout the country since an energy reform in 2006.

But the plants are poorly maintained, a phenomenon the government attributed to the lack of funds and U.S. sanctions. Complications in obtaining fuel is also a problem.

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Storm Ian: Protests as Cuba capital Havana remains in darkness



Saturday morning, 1 Oct 22
BBC

Protests have taken place on the streets of Havana, Cuba's capital city, after Hurricane Ian knocked out power to the entire country on 27 September.

Only parts of the city have had the lights turned back on, inspiring residents to take to darkened streets in protest at the government's response.

Outside of the capital, much of the island is also still without power, as work crews attempt to repair electricity poles that were damaged in the storm.

Do you think they yet see the connection between the declaration of same-sex marriage, and gay couples being able to adopt children, and the fact that most of the island has been in darkness ever since? Do you see the connection?

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Friday, 30 September 2022

Perverted Lives of the Rich and Famous > Comedian, Haddish, sued for Child Sex Abuse; All Star Pitcher, Wetteland, a Mistrial; British-Pakistani Actor Charged with Child Rape

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Tiffany Haddish addresses child molestation lawsuit for 1st time


By Kathryn Mannie  Global News
Posted September 6, 2022 7:23 am

Tiffany Haddish attends the YWCA-GLA 2022 Phenomenal Women Award celebration on June 14, 2022
in Inglewood, California. Paul Archuleta/Getty Images


Comedian Tiffany Haddish spoke out Monday about allegations that she and fellow comedian Aries Spears groomed and molested two children on camera for sexually explicit skits. The accusations came to light after the two siblings filed a lawsuit last week against the actors claiming that they had been “traumatized for life” by the incidents.

Haddish took to Instagram to address the lawsuit for the first time.

“I know people have a bunch of questions. I get it. I’m right there with you. Unfortunately, because there is an ongoing legal case, there’s very little that I can say right now,” Haddish wrote in the post.

Among other things, Haddish is accused in the lawsuit of coercing a then 14-year-old girl to mimic fellatio in a filmed sketch. Haddish acknowledged that she participated in the sexually explicit skit in her Instagram post.

“But, clearly, while the sketch was intended to be comedic, it wasn’t funny at all — and I deeply regret having agreed to act in it,” she wrote. “I really look forward to being able to share a lot more about this situation as soon as I can.”

Haddish and Spears’ alleged victims were identified only as Jane Doe, now 22, and John Doe, now 14, in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Jane, as John’s legal guardian, filed the lawsuit against the comedians both individually and on behalf of her younger brother for incidents alleged to have occurred in 2013 and 2014. The claims have yet to be tested in court.

Haddish and Spears “stole the youth of a 7-year-old child and a 14-year-old child,” the lawsuit reads.

According to the lawsuit, Haddish and Spears met the children because their mother was friends with Haddish through the comedy circuit. The siblings claim they used to call Haddish “Auntie Tiff,” and she called them “niece” and “nephew.”

In 2013, Haddish allegedly asked Jane, then 14, to act in a skit with her after the comedian appeared as a guest speaker at the comedy summer camp that Jane was attending. Haddish told Jane she had the “perfect role” for her, the lawsuit reads.

“Only Spears and Haddish knew the storyline for the skit,” the lawsuit alleges. Jane claims that the shoot ended with her mimicking fellatio at Haddish’s instruction.

“Haddish verbally explained what was expected of plaintiff Jane Doe and then showed Plaintiff Jane Doe how to give fellatio, including movements, noises, moaning, and groaning,” it said.

“Physically, emotionally, and mentally uncomfortable, plaintiff Jane Doe mimicked the acts that Haddish and Spears wanted her to do so she could go home,” the lawsuit continues.

The next year, Haddish allegedly offered a role to Jane’s younger brother, telling the siblings’ mother that it would be “a sizzle reel for Nickelodeon,” to help the boy get cast by the TV network, the suit says.

According to the suit, the skit was titled Through A Pedophile’s Eyes and involved a child, John, being left alone with a man, played by Spears, who “leers at the child lustfully.”

John, then seven, was allegedly stripped “down to his underwear” and Spears massaged oil on his body. Later in the shoot, the two supposedly got into a bathtub with Spears forcing the child “closer to him in the tub.”

In the final scene of the skit, John is “portrayed as leering lustfully” at Spears before rubbing oil on his body, the lawsuit claims. The video ends with text on the screen reading: “WATCH WHO YOU LEAVE YOUR KIDS WITH!”

“After filming, Mr. Doe called his mother crying, saying he did not want to film anymore,” the lawsuit said.

The plaintiffs’ mother claims she repeatedly asked Haddish and Spears about “what was filmed that made her son cry,” and Spears told her that he would get back to her about showing her footage. Days later, Spears told the plaintiffs’ mother that John had been uncooperative during the shoot and the footage was unusable and “deleted,” the lawsuit reads.

Four years later, in 2018, the plaintiffs’ mother learned that the allegedly deleted skit had been published online, including on the Funny or Die website.

“The mother, upset, stated that she would have never let her son participate in a pedophile, child pornography skit,” the lawsuit claimed.

“Funny Or Die found the video absolutely disgusting and would never produce such content,” a spokesperson for the website stated.

“We were not involved with the conceptualization, development, funding, or production of this video. It was uploaded to the site as user-generated content and removed in 2018 immediately after becoming aware of its existence.”

The lawsuit says that both Jane and John have developed social disorders as a result of the alleged abuse.

The lawsuit claims that Jane “is scared she will be taken advantage of again and led down a path of false trust like the path that Haddish led her down.” As for John, the lawsuit says he “stays in his room at home and places Band-Aids over the cameras on his electronics for fear of being watched or recorded.”

Lawyers for Haddish and Spears have individually dismissed the lawsuit, characterizing it as a shakedown. Andrew Brettler, Haddish’s lawyer, claimed that the plaintiffs’ mother has “been trying to assert these bogus claims against Ms. Haddish for several years.”

The lawyer called the claims “meritless” and said that Haddish had previously shown she “would not be shaken down.”

“Now, (the plaintiffs’ mother) has her adult daughter representing herself in this lawsuit. The two of them will together face the consequences of pursuing this frivolous action,” Brettler said.

In a separate statement, Spears’ lawyer Debra Opri said the comedian “isn’t going to fall for any shakedown.”

Jane and John are suing Haddish and Spears for unspecified damages.

They should be charged as pedophiles for what they did to those kids.

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Mistrial declared in child sex assault case against former

All-Star pitcher John Wetteland


It was unclear if prosecutors will retry the case against the 56-year-old.

Wetteland faced 25 years to life in prison, if convicted.

By The Associated Press
Sun., Sept. 4, 2022

DENTON, Texas (AP) A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the child sex assault case against former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland after the jury deadlocked.


The Denton County jury told Judge Lee Ann Breading three times that it was split before she declared a mistrial Friday. Wetteland, who played for the Texas Rangers from 1997 to 2000 and also played for the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners, was being tried on three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

It was unclear if prosecutors will retry the case against the 56-year-old. The Rangers’ Hall of Famer faced 25 years to life in prison, if convicted.

Authorities had accused Wetteland of sexually assaulting a child three times between 2004 and 2006, starting when the child was 4 years old. Wetteland, who pleaded not guilty, testified in his own defense and said the accuser’s account of sexual abuse was a lie.

The accuser, who is now 22, said the abuse happened in the master bathroom shower of Wetteland’s home in Bartonville, located just south of Denton.

Wetteland’s attorneys said the accuser was manipulated to levy false accusations against Wetteland.

The accuser testified that he didn’t want to involve law enforcement. Instead, he had written a letter intended only for family members disclosing the abuse. But, according to testimony, an investigation started after the accuser’s high school learned of the allegations in 2019 when district software flagged a letter written in Google Docs that was linked to the accuser’s school-issued email.

Prosecutor Rachel Nichols said the accuser had “nothing to gain” by coming forward with abuse allegations.

“He’s not this evil kid,” Nichols said. “He didn’t want the world to know.”




Hollyoaks actor charged with rape and child cruelty offences

Holly Christodoulou
16:26, 29 Sep 2022

A HOLLYOAKS actor has appeared in court charged with rape and child cruelty.

Rizwan Khan, 37, is accused of a string of sexual offences.


Rizwan Khan has been charged with rape. Credit: Evening Gazette


He appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court yesterday for a brief hearing. The actor, who wore a black jumper and white shirt, spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address.

Khan is charged with five counts of rape, one section two offence of the Sexual Offences Act, and one count of causing unnecessary suffering/injury to a child.

He was bailed to next appear at Teesside Crown Court on October 26.

Khan appeared in a number of Hollyoaks episodes between 2019 and 2020.

He also had a role as a parent in Everybody's Talking About Jamie in 2021 and this year appeared in This England.

Khan was also in two episodes of ITV detective show Vera and an episode of Holby City.

His IMDb page states: "At the age of 34, Riz decided it was time to make his son proud and pursue the dream of becoming an actor.

"He continues to seize opportunities in both acting and modelling; gaining contracts with a number of high street chains.

"He is constantly quoting to his friends 'Life right now is amazing, I am thankful everyday and run with every opportunity'."

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Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Islam - Current Day > Muslim Man Marries Hindu Teen then Murders her for not being Muslim Enough; 76 Dead in Women's Protests in Iran

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Muslim man (36) slits throat of wife Rupali (20) for refusing to wear burqa, asking for divorce: Mumbai

By HinduPost Desk
September 27, 2022

Rupali Chandanshive (20) aka Zara was murdered by her Muslim taxi-driver husband for refusing to wear burqa and demanding divorce (Image: ZeeNews)


Taxi driver Iqbal Mohammad Sheikh (36) brutally murdered his wife Rupali Chandanshive (20) by slitting her throat for not following Islamic traditions and demanding a divorce. The incident occurred late on Monday night in the Tilak Nagar/Chembur area of Mumbai.

Sheikh and Rupali had been married three years back, and the two have a 2-year-old son. Rupali had apparently converted and changed her name to Zara for the marriage, which raises questions around the legality of the conversion and marriage as she would probably have been a minor aged ~ 17 at the time. The massive age gap between the two indicates that Rupali was groomed by Sheikh from the time she was clearly a minor, possibly from the age of 14-15.

Rupali’s family said in their complaint that Sheikh and his family used to pressurise her to follow Islamic rituals and wear burqa from the first day of their marriage. However, Rupali did not agree to it. This often led to altercations between the two and Rupali had left her marital house and was staying separately for the last few months.

“At around 10 pm on September 26, a man identified as Iqbal Mohammad Sheikh killed his wife by slitting her throat and injuring her hands with a knife. As per the complainant, the accused and his family members used to pressurise her to follow Islamic traditions and wear clothes that Muslim women wear. However, a family dispute started after the woman refused to do so,” said Vilas Rathod, Inspector of Tilak Nagar Police Station.

“They were staying separating for the last few months. However, they used to speak over call and used to quarrel. On Monday, when the couple was speaking over the phone, the woman asked the accused for a divorce but the latter refused. The man then asked for the custody of their son which the woman opposed. This led to an argument between them which led to the murder,” said Rathod.

After quarreling over phone last night, Sheikh went to meet Rupali to persuade her to return home. But Rupali was adamant about her decision to divorce. Sheikh then dragged Rupali to a nearby lane and slit her throat and stabbed her hands with a knife leading to her death. He fled the scene after committing the crime.

Upon hearing Rupali’s screams, locals rushed to help her and informed the police about the matter. Police reached the spot and sent her body for post-mortem. Soon after, they launched a manhunt and nabbed the accused. He is being interrogated in connection with the incident.

Such cases show the urgent need for a nation-wide anti-conversion law like we have in UP and MP, and to mandate that all inter-faith marriages take place under SMA (Special Marriage Act) only which doesn’t require either party to convert and better safeguards women’s rights. It also shows that talk of increasing marriage age to 21 is foolhardy given the growing risk of grooming jihadis preying on Hindu teenage girls, and the legal mess that our courts have created by repeatedly upholding sharia law which allows Muslim girls to be married as soon as they hit puberty or turn 15.

Tragically, Rupali becomes yet another addition to a long list of Hindu women who end up dead or severely traumatized for life, after the initial honeymoon period post marrying or being in a relationship with a Muslim man ends and the true Islamist barbarity rears its head – Apoorva Puranik, Anjali Arya, Pratheeksha, Rachna, Priya Chaudhary, Ekta Deswal, Priya Soni, Mahima Vitole, Khushi Parihar and countless unnamed victims like this one from Bulandshahr, or from Gwalior, or from Narsinghpur.

Of course, many of these girls are trapped by Islamists posing as Hindus and later blackmailed using obscene photos and videos or threats to kill them and their family. Some Muslim men even do faux marriages in Arya Samaj mandirs to fool the victim. Other girls are led astray by notions of romance and ‘rebelling for love that conquers all’ which are drip fed to them by Bollywood/Urduwood and mass media. The majority of Hindus, both male and female, don’t even understand the basic difference in personal laws that places a Muslim woman at mercy of her husband and in-laws for divorce, maintenance and child custody.

Those who resist the love/grooming jihadis also run the risk of ending up dead like Ankita Singh, Nikita Tomar, Ritika Sahni, Shivani Khobiyan, Naina Kaur, Priti Mathur, Riya Gautam, Vaishnavi Ingle and others. Even when male family members of the targeted Hindus girls or other members of public intervene and try to talk sense into the Islamists, these criminals are so emboldened by the apathy of the secular Indian state and judiciary which often releases them on bail or commutes their sentences, that they don’t fear in killing them as well – Dhruv Tyagi, Dharam Sahu, Aditya Tiwari, Raju Rajput being some recent cases.

Except for pleasuring men and having babies, it seems women in Islam and India have little value.




‘Who’s going to defend us?’:

Iran protest movement wins wave of support in West


Issued on: 28/09/2022 - 21:21

A protestor holds a banner reading 'This is the image of my people. Carry the voice of the Iranians' as she stands in front of riot police during a demonstration in support of Iranian protesters in Paris, on September 25, 2022. © Christophe Archambault, AFP


The Iranian protesters who have demonstrated across the country for 12 consecutive nights over the death of Mahsa Amini are keen to amplify their message in the West as the international community focuses on the theocratic regime’s repression of women.

Anger is only mounting among the Iranian protesters who have defied a crackdown to decry Amini’s death on September 16 in the custody of the Islamic Republic’s morality police. “We’re like the Afghan women the West has abandoned to the Taliban. Who’s going to defend us in the end? I saw how your president [France’s Emmanuel Macron] treated [Iranian President] Ebrahim Raisi with kid gloves at the UN,” said Niloufar*, a protester in Tehran contacted by FRANCE 24.

The 39-year-old office worker has a bruise about 10 centimetres wide on her left arm, as shown in a photo she has posted on social media. “I was hit by a baton; the police officer was hitting me with all his strength,” Nilfour said. She has been out protesting after work, night after night. “But what I’ve been through is nothing compared to what others have suffered. Today my arm has gotten better. But my heart is broken.”

Ten days passed before the French foreign ministry, the Quai d’Orsay, condemned the Iranian authorities’ violent response to the protests rocking Iran every night.

Although it decried Amini’s death on September 19, it took until September 26 for the Quai d’Orsay to release a comminiqué expressing its “strongest condemnation” of the repression of demonstrations – adding that Paris was examining, along with its European partners, the “options available” in response to these rights abuses.

Before that French foreign ministry statement, Macron had met Iran’s hardline President Ebrahim Raisi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Macron expressed his “shock” over Amini’s death in “morality police” custody and demanded a “transparent investigation”. The French president also told the press that he had “insisted” that the Islamic Republic respect women’s rights.

But several of France’s Western partners produced stronger responses – notably Germany, which summoned the Iranian ambassador on Monday about the crackdown, and Canada, which prepared sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and bodies including the morality police.

Meanwhile, the protests and the repressive state response have continued unabated. The exact number of victims remains unknown. According to official figures, at least 41 people have been killed, including both protesters and members of the security forces.  The NGO Iran Human Rights says at least 76 people have been killed in the protests.

Celebrity backing

News has filtered down more slowly than usual because the Iranian authorities have restricted access to the Internet since September 21 to prevent demonstrators from protesting on social media. Younger Iranians in particular have been able to circumvent this by using VPNs and Tor software – but the connection can still be slow and random.

Yet many Iranians have managed to get around the censorship and amplify their message among a Western audience horrified by events in Iran. On Instagram, the most popular social network in Iran, protesters have called on the Iranian diaspora to demand robust responses in the countries where they live. That gives them quite a megaphone – seeing as more than four million Iranians live abroad. From Paris to London to Berlin to Los Angeles to Santiago, many striking images in support of Iranian protesters have done their rounds in the media.

In just a few days, more than 100 million tweets have gone out with the hashtag Mahsa Amini in Farsi, helping make the young woman into an icon of resistance.

One of Iran’s most famous faces, Oscar-winning film director Asghar Farhadi, has called for people across the globe to support the demonstators.

“You must have heard recent news from Iran and seen images of progressive and courageous women leading protests for their human rights alongside men. They are looking for simple yet fundamental rights that the state has denied them for years. This society, especially these women, has travelled a harsh and painful path to this point, and now they have clearly reached a landmark,” the filmmaker wrote in an Instagram post.

“Through this video, I invite all artists, filmmakers, intellectuals, civil rights activists from all over the world and all countries, and everyone who believes in human dignity and freedom to stand in solidarity with the powerful and brave women and men of Iran by making videos, in writing or any other way.”

At the same time, Iranian activists have demanded that stars like Beyoncé express their support for the protesters. And demands for Western celebrities to express their support have borne fruit – as stars with millions of followers have expressed their indignation over Amini’s death and support for the protesters – including singer Justin Bieber, actress Jessica Chastain, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, model Bella Hadid and actress Eva Mendes, whose post on the matter attracted more than 44,000 comments. Fans have shared their messages, swelling a wave of support around the world for the Iranian protesters.



Wolves Among the Sheep > Pseudo-Christian Churches Couldn't Care less about Children

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Pseudo-Christian churches defend clergy loophole

in child sex abuse reporting


By JASON DEAREN and MICHAEL REZENDES
today

The angel Moroni statue atop the Salt Lake Temple is silhouetted against a cloud-covered sky, at Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)


It was a frigid Sunday evening at the Catholic Newman Center in Salt Lake City when the priest warned parishioners who had gathered after Mass that their right to private confessions was in jeopardy.

A new law would break that sacred bond, the priest said, and directed the parishioners to sign a one-page form letter on their way out. “I/We Oppose HB90,” began the letter, stacked next to pre-addressed envelopes. “HB90 is an improper interference of the government into the practice of religion in Utah.”

In the following days of February 2020, Utah’s Catholic diocese, which oversees dozens of churches, says it collected some 9,000 signed letters from parishioners and sent them to state Rep. Angela Romero, a Democrat who had been working on the bill as part of her campaign against child sexual abuse. HB90 targeted Utah’s “clergy-penitent privilege,” a law similar to those in many states that exempts clergy of all denominations from the requirement to report child abuse if they learn about the crime in a confessional setting.

Utah’s Catholic leaders had mobilized against HB90 arguing that it threatened the sacred privacy of confessions. More importantly, it met with disapproval from some members in the powerful Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, known as the Mormon church, whose followers comprise the vast majority of the state Legislature. HB90 was dead on arrival.

In 33 states, clergy are exempt from any laws requiring professionals such as teachers, physicians and psychotherapists to report information about alleged child sexual abuse to police or child welfare officials if the church deems the information privileged.



This loophole has resulted in an unknown number of predators being allowed to continue abusing children for years despite having confessed the behavior to religious officials. In many of these cases, the privilege has been invoked to shield religious groups from civil and criminal liability after the abuse became known to civil authorities.

Over the past two decades state lawmakers like Romero have proposed more than 130 bills seeking to create or amend child sex abuse reporting laws, an Associated Press review found. All either targeted the loophole and failed to close it, or amended the mandatory reporting statute without touching the clergy privilege amid intense opposition from religious groups. The AP found that the Roman Catholic Church has used its well-funded lobbying infrastructure and deep influence among lawmakers in some states to protect the privilege, and that influential members of the Mormon church and Jehovah’s Witnesses have also worked in statehouses and courts to preserve in areas where their membership is high.

I wonder what a Mormon or JW Bishop would do if a man came to them and confessed that he had been raping their daughter?  Would he put a stop to it one way or another, or would he protect the church's reputation at the continued expense of his daughter? The point is, he should treat his neighbour's daughter as he would treat his own, otherwise, it is outright hypocrisy.

In Maryland a successful campaign to defeat a proposal that would have closed the clergy-penitent loophole was led by a Catholic cardinal who would later be defrocked for sexually abusing children and adult seminarians.

In other states, such as California, Missouri and New Mexico, vociferous public and backroom opposition to bills aimed at closing the loophole from the Catholic and Mormon churches successfully derailed legislative reform efforts.

“They believe they’re on a divine mission that justifies keeping the name and the reputation of their institution pristine,” said David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, speaking of several religious groups. “So the leadership has a strong disincentive to involve the authorities, police or child protection people.”


LOOPHOLE PROTECTS CHURCHES FROM SURVIVORS AND PROSECUTORS

Last month, an AP investigation found that a Mormon bishop in Arizona, at the direction of church leaders, failed to report a church member who had confessed that he sexually abused his 5-year-old daughter. The AP found that Rep. Merrill Nelson, a church lawyer and Utah Republican lawmaker, had advised the bishop not to report the abuse to civil authorities because of Arizona’s clergy privilege law, according to documents revealed in a lawsuit. That failure to report allowed the church member, the late Paul Adams, to repeatedly rape his two daughters and allegedly abuse one of his four sons for many years.

There is much more on this story at AP

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