League Attack Villiers Over Kincora

July 24, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Director of Information of the Celtic League has launched a searing attack on Northern Ireland Office Minister, Theresa Villiers, following her continued refusal to support extension of the Kincora Home scandal to the ‘Goddard’ Inquiry (link): https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-33632706

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Was Island Immune from Abuse Scandals?

July 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has been at the forefront of attempts to extend the Goddard inquiry into historical child abuse to include events at Kincora Boys Home in the 1970s. We have also highlighted institutional abuse in the military

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French UN Peacekeepers in Child Abuse Scandal

July 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE United Nations Peacekeepers do a tremendous job world wide and the Celtic League have often commended their role, particularly the role of contingents from one of the Celtic countries, Ireland, many of whom have died defending the oppressed

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Home Office Respond on Cadet Abuse Hush Money

March 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has received a response to correspondence sent to the Home Secretary about the Ministry of Defence paying ‘hush money’ to cover up abuse scandals involving the military cadet forces. https://www.celticleague.net/news/theresa-may-quizzed-on-actions-she-has-taken-over-cadet-abuse-allegations/ Although the response does not

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Home Secretary Pressed on Kincora Decision

March 17, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE As yet another child abuse scandal breaks in the United Kingdom once again senior political figures and allegedly members of the UK Special Branch are said to be implicated. However our focus remains firmly on the Kincora scandal

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May Turns Her Back on Child Abuse in Intelligence House of Horrors

March 16, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It was dubbed the ‘House of horrors” where children were abused whilst the authorities looked the other way. The Kincora boy’s home in Belfast was the scene of serious organised sex abuse of children in the 1970s. It

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CPT Respond on Dublin Child Arrests

February 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture have responded (today) to concerns raised by the Celtic League about arrests of children in dawn raids in Dublin recently. The brief reply from Head of Division at the CPT,

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CRC Action Called for on Tallaght Child Arrests

February 17, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Allegations made in the Dail earlier today suggest that children between the ages of 14 – 17 were arrested in early morning raids by An Garda Síochána in the west Tallaght area of Dublin. The arrests were related

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