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False Allegations Are Not Very Rare; Ellie Williams is Exceptional

March 10, 2023:
Ellie Williams

Like many of those who have been affected by a false allegation of sexual abuse, my heart sank when I turned on Women’s Hour on January 9th 2023 and heard yet again the claim that such cases were very rare. I’m afraid it was too upsetting to go on listening. The comment was made in […]

John Hemming wins libel case

January 31, 2019:

To quote the Telegraph ‘A former MP, who was falsely accused of being part of a VIP paedophile ring, has won a rare libel action over comments made about him on social media’. The MP described how he had received threats of violence and ‘hundreds if not thousands’ of aggressive messages. One person had even […]

The Dangers of False Allegations – keynote speech by Mark Newby at the Richard Webster Memorial Lecture

November 7, 2012:

Read Mark Newby’s excellent keynote speech  ‘The dangers of false allegations’ given at the Richard Webster Memorial Lecture. Note: This is a particularly apposite given subsequent claims that the inquiry into alleged abuse in North Wales conducted by Sir Ronald Waterhouse (as he then was) was not adequate. 

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