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
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
3 Bad Stories, the 3rd Very Disturbing, on Today's UK PnP List
Peak District holiday homes used as pop-up brothels by slave bosses, says Bishop of Derby
Holiday homes in UK's Peak District are being used as "pop-up brothels" by evil slave gang bosses who are advertising vulnerable girls for sex on the web and then trafficking them, according to the Bishop of Derby.
The picturesque tourist destination is a hot-spot for traffickers who rent out homes and use them as brothels to make maximum profit before moving onto another area, the Rt Rev Dr Alastair Redfern has told the Derby Telegraph.
Dr Redfern, who has been working in the House of Lords to toughen laws on the issue, has praised the work of Derbyshire police to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking in the county but he said, despite a number of convictions and charges, the problem is getting worse.
The Bishop, who regularly meets victims as part of his work campaigning against human trafficking, said women were coming to Derby on the promise of working in restaurants or bars but the work does not exist and instead they are forced into a life of prostitution.
Dr Redfern said: "Derby is a place where Eastern European women have come over in search for a better life but they have been forced into working in a brothel and they have their life taken from them.
"In the Peak District, there are lots of holiday homes used as pop-up brothels. The organised criminals bring the vulnerable women in and then use a cottage for business. They stay for four weeks and make a lot of money.
"All they are paying is the rent. But they are in secluded areas and, before anyone realises what is going on or becomes suspicious about anything, then they are off to a new place and they take the women with them.
"What a clever business model. It's a very cheap place to rent, especially in comparison to what they would be making."
Dr Redfern said that, throughout his work, he has never come across a trafficked women working in a brothel who came over to the UK with the intention of working in one.
He said: "This is a serious criminal business. They are placed and forced to work in brothels because the work they were promised does not exist, they have very limited grasp of the language and have no money."
Rt Rev Dr Alastair Redfern, the Bishop of Derby, at the St Peter's Centre in Derby to highlight the signs of human trafficking
"She is then offered drugs as that's another way to exert control. She becomes addicted and then starts to lose everything."
"I have met a victim living in London who has been raped ten times a day. They have lost their dignity, lost their purpose. The promises they have been offered are broken. This is happening in Derby as well."
Other shocking examples of human trafficking he has come across include up to 20 men living in a two-bedroom house in Normanton, with one toilet, being transported to work, with their passports having been taken from them.
Dr Redfern said: "Their very humanity has been knocked out. They are broken and their ability to think of themselves as human beings is very weak indeed. They are living in horrible cramped conditions.
"Bank accounts have been opened in their names but they have no idea. They have been signed up to various benefits but they are not getting a penny. The controllers and the owners are getting it all, while the victims are working all day for hardly any money. This is a serious and organised criminal business."
Call for crackdown after claims YouTube
is shop window for child abuse
Alexi Mostrous, Head of Investigations
Children’s charities have called for a crackdown on social media giants after an investigation by The Times revealed that child predators were using YouTube as a “shop window” to showcase abused children.
The NSPCC urged the government to compel the tech giant to employ “an army” of specialist child safety moderators and to “fast-track child endangerment reports” after this newspaper found multiple paedophiles posting videos of young girls to the Google-owned platform.
One Brazilian paedophile posted a dozen short videos showing children standing silently, licking their lips or dancing. One showed a masked child aged about ten saying: “Hey guys I got new underwear.”
Each video was emblazoned with the paedophile’s email address. When an undercover reporter made contact, the man boasted he had 315 gigabytes of material showing “naked” children.
Another alleged child abuser, calling himself Horny Pastor, was allowed to create a YouTube channel despite having a username that had been flagged to US and Canadian child-abuse authorities. He posted five videos including one called “12 yr old Nancy twerking in grey outfit”. In his profile section he invited viewers to swap explicit content on Telegram, the encrypted chat application.
The Children’s Society said the investigation “underlines the urgent need for much tighter controls on content on YouTube and other social media.”
Rhiannon Sawyer, a manager at the charity, said: “Sex offenders will take any opportunities they can, so it’s essential that YouTube closes loopholes that may enable sex offenders to share and promote indecent images or to simply open another account once they’ve been shut down."
“As well as taking down videos and channels when they are reported, action must be taken to identify and safeguard the children involved, no matter where they are in the world. Social media companies also need to have better processes and mechanisms in place to identify individuals who distribute these images and work with law enforcement agencies to bring them to justice"
The NSPCC has previously called for an independent regulator to oversee tech giants such as Facebook and YouTube amid concerns they could provoke grooming and bullying. “Social media sites’ own security rules are failing to keep children safe,” the charity has said. “They are not doing enough to tackle issues such as child abuse, grooming, hate speech, and cyber-bullying on their platforms.”
It comes as legal experts warned that Google could be breaking the law after YouTube’s algorithms listed the first paedophile’s YouTube page in its “recommended channels” section and displayed the second abuser’s page as a “related link”. Both actions increased the likelihood of the channels being discovered by viewers with a proclivity for young children, experts said.
Adrian Waterman, QC, a criminal law expert, said that if YouTube could be shown to have “done an act which encouraged or assisted the possession or showing of indecent images, that might amount to a criminal offence” and that “the continued application of an algorithm which recommends sites giving access to indecent images of children could potentially amount to such an act”. He emphasised that a company could be liable for an offence only if it were carried out by a “directing mind” — a senior manager — and that liability would depend on facts.
Most of the channels were shut down only after The Times alerted YouTube.
YouTube has suffered numerous scandals this year. More than 250 advertisers left the platform this summer after their brands appeared on videos posted by extremists. Last week Santander, the Spanish banking group, pulled out of YouTube after The Times found its ads on a channel showing dozens of videos of minors. The channel was later shut down by YouTube for “multiple or severe violations”. Santander said it was not one of 807 manually vetted channels that the brand’s ads should have appeared on. Netflix, whose ads also appeared, did not pull out but said it would work closely with Google to fix the issue.
Yvette Cooper, chairwoman of the home affairs select committee, was assured by Google executives last week that the company was changing its technology to avoid people ending up in “a bubble of hate”. After seeing The Times’s evidence, Ms Cooper wrote to the tech giant demanding an explanation. “I find it beyond belief that this disgusting and illegal material is still being posted on YouTube,” she said. “It calls into question Google’s fitness for purpose and capability to keep its platform free from illegal material.”
Belinda Winder, head of the sexual offences, crime and misconduct research unit at Nottingham Trent University, said that Google should regard itself as a “co-conspirator”. “What we are looking at here is an organisation that could be considered as an accessory to the crime of supplying indecent images of children,” she said.
YouTube said: “Content that endangers children is abhorrent and we never want it on YouTube. We have clear policies against videos which endanger children and we enforce them aggressively.” It said it had removed more than 150,000 videos in recent weeks.
YouTube flagged the channels identified by The Times to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the US national reporting centre for child abuse.
Babies and toddlers suffer the most severe forms
of child sexual abuse
This is hardly believable!
Harley Tamplin for Metro.co.
A study found that the younger the child, the more likely
that abuse images constitute Category A -
penetrative sexual activity, sexual activity with an animal, or sadism
(Picture: Getty) Babies and toddlers are more likely to suffer the most severe forms of child sex abuse
than older children.
A groundbreaking study of child abuse images has found a indirect correlation between the age of the victim and the severity of the image.
Children aged two and under are most likely to suffer abuse constituting a category A image – penetrative sexual activity, sexual activity with an animal, or sadism.
Research from the Internet Watch Foundation found that Category B images, which involve non-penetrative sexual activity, were steadier throughout different age groups.
But indecent Category C images, which do not fall within categories A or B, were more common among 14 to 15-year-olds than the most severe Category A pictures. This is attributed to self-generated images which are then posted online, the Internet Watch Foundation said.
The figures have been described as ‘shocking’ (Picture: Getty)
Susie Hargreaves, CEO of the organisation, said: ‘At the IWF, our analysts do what others can’t by finding images of real life child sexual abuse in order to have these images removed from the internet.
Every time an image is shared and watched by another person the child suffers re-victimisation, and we know this can have a huge and long-lasting impact on a victim.
‘These shocking statistics speak for themselves – the worst abuse is suffered by the youngest.'
As everyone knows, babies are utterly defenceless.
‘We know these statistics will horrify and upset people but it’s important that people understand why we need to keep doing what we do.’ The study of more images between January 2014 and September 2017 found that 63% of sex abuse images showing children aged zero to two were Category A.
Agencies and charities are working to remove abusive images online (Picture: Getty)
The figure dropped to 57% for three to six-year-olds, 36% for seven to 10-year-olds and 20% for 11 to 13-year-olds.
Just 16% of images showing 14 to 16-year-olds were Category A, and the severe images made up just 7% of pictures involving 16 to 17-year-olds.
In general, the likelihood of images being Category A increased with age, the watchdog said.
Anyone with concerns about an image online should report it (Picture: Getty)
A spokesperson for the NSPCC said: ‘We must never forget that behind every child abuse image is a crime scene and behind each picture is a victim who has suffered a terrifying ordeal.'
As mentioned several times, sin is progressive. It is the natural progression for paedophiles to desire younger and younger children and ever increasing violence. That's how evil works!