On benefits in Birmingham, the African war criminal we can't kick out: Rent of 'murderer' staying on human rights grounds is being funded by taxpayer By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 00:24 GMT, 23 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:46 GMT, 23 March 2013 Benefiting from Britain: Ex-Sudanese Janjaweed fighter Mohamed Issa Salim at home in Birmingham A war criminal who took part in attacks in which countless civilians were killed is living rent-free at taxpayers’ expense in a large house in the West Midlands. Mohamed Salim, 27, claimed he was in a militia that ‘wiped out entire villages’ in his native Sudan. But despite being found guilty of crimes against humanity last year, he was allowed to stay in Britain indefinitely under human rights law because sending him home might put his life in danger.
BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made sex complaintsBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' Deals gagged victims of sexual harassment and bullyingGroup of at least 20 ex-BBC staff have now made formal complaints . The Respect at Work review was launched by the former director general George Entwistle last October after news emerged that many of Savile's alleged offences took place on BBC premises. The complainants have branded the BBC as hypocrites for imposing the gags whilst proclaiming to be in the process of cleaning up the culture which enabled Jimmy Savile to commit sex crimes without being exposed Speaking at the time, he said: 'The allegations that have arisen in the last few weeks that date back decades have truly shocked me
BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate sued by 31 alleged sex abuse victims as lawyer claims the number of potential claimants is 'growing by the day'31 people seek compensation over claims they were molested by DJ By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 12:08 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 13 February 2013 A total of 31 alleged sexual abuse victims are suing over claims they were molested by Jimmy Savile, it emerged today.
Notorious killer who wants to move to open prison granted anonymity by High Court judge using human rights lawsJudge ruled that allowing convicted man, who has spent decades in prison, to be publicly named could 'endanger his life'Details of the man’s offending cannot be revealed to the public by order of the court By James Slack And Jack Doyle PUBLISHED: 20:55 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 24 January 2013 Mr Justice Simon has used human rights laws to give anonymity to a notorious killer who is seeking to be moved to an open prison A judge has used human rights laws to ban the identification of a notorious killer who wants to be set free.
Paedophile snared by police after he takes picture of a girl at his home with shop sign in the background | UPDATED: 11:36 GMT, 29 December 2012 Pervert: David Mellor was jailed for six years Police traced a paedophile to his home after the indecent picture he took of a girl had a giveaway shop sign in the background.
Walk-on-by-Britain: 64% of people wouldn't tackle a gang of teen troublemakersIn the past two years alone, the number of citizen's arrests has halved according to a report by Policy ExchangeA separate YouGov poll found that just 27 per cent would step in if they saw a gang drinking and verbally abusing passers byThat figure dropped below 20 per cent in London | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 12 December 2012 Britain is turning into a ‘walk-on-by’ society in which two-thirds of the public will not confront troublemakers in the street. In the past two years alone, the number of citizen’s arrests has halved, according to a report by Policy Exchange. At the same time, a YouGov poll carried out for the influential think-tank found 64 per cent of Brits would carry on walking past a gang of teens who were drinking and verbally abusing passers-by
Parents who 'brainwashed' their three children to hide years of horrific abuse face jail The Chorley, Lancashire, couple, who cannot be named for legal reasons, subjected their children to years of abuse but convinced them that their sadistic punishments were 'horseplay'The parents were convicted of four counts of child cruelty having previously admitted five similar offences | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 7 December 2012 Horrific: A care worker and her husband hid years of abuse by 'brainwashing' their children into thinking their punishments were 'horseplay' (file picture) A care-home worker and her husband who subjected their children to years of horrific abuse were facing jail yesterday after being convicted of cruelty. The couple hid their crimes for years by lying to social services and ‘brainwashing’ their daughter and two sons into believing their sadistic punishments were ‘horseplay’, a court heard. Details of their shocking attacks included: ■ Pressing red-hot spoons against their children’s skin and holding knives to their necks; ■ Beating them with belt buckles and metal coat-hangers; ■ Making their daughter sleep in a tent for three weeks in freezing conditions after wetting her bed; and ■ Stabbing her with a dirty needle and telling her she would die of Aids.
Kiss of life from the monster who killed her: Moment paedophile rushed into hospital carrying the dying 15-month-old girl he had fatally abused Barry McCarney was jailed for life at Dungannon Crown Court today for the murder of Millie MartinThe toddler suffered a catalogue of injuries including 21 broken ribs and the head injury that killed herHer mother, McCarney's then girlfriend Rachael Martin, was cleared of allowing her daughter's death through willful neglect | UPDATED: 22:04 GMT, 4 December 2012 Cradled in his arms, Barry McCarney is caught on CCTV desperately trying to bring his girlfriend's dying daughter back to life. But the haunting footage, captured in Erne Hospital, in Northern Ireland, disguises the horrific reality of what has just happened
All knife thugs will be sent to prison, says Justice Secretary after figures show one in five escape with a cautionMandatory prison sentence for 'aggravated knife crime' Offenders face a maximum of four years’ imprisonment or a minimum of six months | UPDATED: 09:45 GMT, 3 December 2012 Tough stance: Justice Secretary Chris Grayling wants prison sentences for knife crimes Knife-wielding thugs will no longer be able to escape with only a caution, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has vowed. The Cabinet minister said anyone who uses a knife to threaten others in a public place will be jailed. Of the 4,207 people arrested for carrying knives this spring, only 951 – 22 per cent – were sent to prison.
All knife thugs will be sent to prison, says Justice Secretary after figures show one in five escape with a cautionMandatory prison sentence for 'aggravated knife crime' Offenders face a maximum of four years’ imprisonment or a minimum of six months | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 3 December 2012 Tough stance: Justice Secretary Chris Grayling wants prison sentences for knife crimes Knife-wielding thugs will no longer be able to escape with only a caution, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has vowed. The Cabinet minister said anyone who uses a knife to threaten others in a public place will be jailed. Of the 4,207 people arrested for carrying knives this spring, only 951 – 22 per cent – were sent to prison.