Archive for the 'child cruelty' Category

Pair found guilty of trying to sell child for £35,000 – The Guardian

“Two people have been found guilty of trying to sell an 11-month-old girl as a slave.”

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The Guardian, 12th April 2011

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Nursery nurses sentenced for child cruelty – BBC News

“Two nursery nurses have been sentenced to 16-weeks in jail suspended for 12 months for cruelty to a two-year-old boy at a Hertfordshire nursery.”

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BBC News, 26th October 2010

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Adoptive parents guilty of child cruelty – The Independent

“A couple who allowed their adopted children to be abused by two paedophiles were found guilty of child cruelty today.”

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The Independent, 25th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Romanians jailed for making their children beg and steal – The Guardian

“A Romanian couple who exploited their seven children as beggars and thieves in and around London have been jailed at Reading crown court for two and a half years for child cruelty.”

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The Guardian, 30th July 2010

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‘Mocking’ killers of three-year-old boy jailed for life – BBC News

“A couple who murdered a three-year-old boy in their care, inflicting more than 70 injuries on him, have been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 29th July 2010

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Parents of Mansfield neglect death girl lose appeals – BBC News

“The mother and stepfather of an eight-year-old girl found hanged in her ‘squalid’ Mansfield bedroom have failed in appeals against their prison terms.”

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BBC News, 28th July 2010

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Khyra Ishaq serious case review to be released – BBC News

“A report into how social workers, police and other professionals handled the case of a girl who died after being starved at home will be released later.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2010

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Couple jailed for giving baby methadone – The Guardian

“Recovering heroin users jailed for child cruelty after using drug to soothe infant in the six months up to her death.”

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The Guardian, 15th July 2010

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Father jailed for killing daughter in Norwich in 1985 – BBC News

“A 51-year-old man found guilty of smothering his six-week-old baby to death 25 years ago has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.”

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BBC News, 9th July 2010

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Khyra Ishaq starvation couple begin appeal – BBC News

“The mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death have been given the go-ahead to appeal against their sentences.”

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BBC New,s 1st July 2010

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Newport father jailed after boy posing with gun shot – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for five years after his 15-year-old stepson accidentally shot himself in the head while posing for photos with a gun.”

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BBC News, 18th June 2010

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Bedfordshire father jailed for injuring twins – BBC News

“A father from Bedfordshire who caused fractures to the bones of both his baby twins has been jailed for 18 months.”

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BBC News, 27th May 2010

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Social services condemned over death of girl found hanged – Daily Telegraph

“Social workers responsible for looking after an eight-year-old girl found hanged in her bedroom after weeks of neglect were poorly trained and over-worked, a report found.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st May 2010

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Tracey Sutherland jailed for neglect of baby son found dead at her home – The Guardian

“A mother who admitted neglect after her 13-month-old son was found dead at her home in Manchester was sentenced to 27 months in prison today.”

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The Guardian, 21st April 2010

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Man jailed for poison of baby son with painkillers – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years for trying to kill his weeks-old baby son by smothering him and poisoning him with painkillers.”

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BBC News, 16th April 2010

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Nursery manager cleared of child cruelty charges – Daily Telegraph

“Laura Pettitt, 27, was accused of cruelty to 10 different children while she was working at Little Stars nursery in Bromley, south London, between January 2006 and November 2008. But after a week-long trial a jury at Croydon Crown Court found her not guilty on all counts.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st March 2010

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Babysitting couple guilty of child’s murder in Bilston – BBC News

“A babysitting couple who left a three-year-old boy with more than 70 injuries have been found guilty at Wolverhampton Crown Court of his murder.”

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BBC News, 26th March 2010

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Mother who starved daughter to death guilty of manslaughter – The Guardian

“A mother who starved her seven-year-old daughter to death was cleared of murder today after a court accepted her plea of manslaughter.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2010

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Mum jailed over ‘most ill child’ pretence – The Independent

“A mother who pretended that her son was terminally ill for six years in order to gain access to celebrities, a prime minister, the royal family and charitable donations has been jailed for three years.”

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The Independent, 22nd January 2010

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Father jailed for cruelty to children – The Independent

“A ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ father who was found guilty of a string of cruelty charges against his children was jailed for five years today.”

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The Independent, 1st December 2009

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Jail for woman who killed unborn twins – The Independent

“A woman who killed her unborn twins after injecting herself with drugs to induce their birth was finally jailed today after going on the run.”

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The Independent, 6th November 2009

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‘Lock up’ cruelty mother is freed – BBC News

“A mother who locked her toddler son in a room for six weeks has walked free after her nine month jail sentence was quashed appeal court judges.”

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BBC News, 30th September 2009

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Parents jailed over ‘hell hole’ for children – The Independent

“A mother and father who let their children live in a ‘hell hole’ were today jailed for three years, police said.”

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The Independent, 22nd June 2009

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Khyra mother ‘in privacy threat’ – BBC News

“A woman accused of starving her daughter to death threatened a social worker who looked through her letterbox with legal action, a court has heard.”

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BBC News, 19th June 2009

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Abused baby left blind and deaf – BBC News

“A West Yorkshire couple who abused their six-week-old daughter and failed to get medical help for her broken bones and meningitis have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th June 2009

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‘Discipline’ father’s crop attack – BBC News

“A father who horsewhipped his three children for discipline and to stop them ‘going off the rails’ has been jailed at Cardiff Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 18th May 2009

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Killer’s sentence appeal rejected – BBC News

“A man who admitted the manslaughter of a girl who died years after he had shaken her as a baby failed to convince top judges his sentence was too harsh.”

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BBC News, 24th March 2009

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Mother jailed for crushing baby – BBC News

“A mother has been jailed for eight years for inflicting a ‘horrific’ series of injuries on her two-month-old son, who died hours later.”

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BBC News, 10th March 2009

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Mother and boyfriend guilty of inflicting 107 injuries on child – The Independent

“A girl aged two was beaten to death by her mother and her boyfriend, who inflicted 107 separate injuries during four weeks of violence.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2009

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Young mother jailed over “horrific” cruelty campaign against two-month-old son – Daily Telegraph

“A young mother has been jailed for a ‘horrific’ campaign of cruelty against her helpless two-month-old son who died hours after her last attack, in a case that has echoes of ‘Baby P’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th February 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Couple jailed after baby’s death – BBC News

“A couple have been jailed for three years for child cruelty following the death of their six-month-old baby.”

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BBC News, 15th December 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man sentenced over Shia flogging – BBC News

“A devout Shia Muslim has been given a suspended prison sentence for forcing two boys to beat themselves during a religious ceremony.”

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BBC News, 24th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man convicted over Shia flogging – BBC News

“A devout Muslim has been found guilty of child cruelty after forcing two boys to beat themselves during a religious ceremony, in an unprecedented case.”

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BBC News, 27th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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