This Daily Mail article could have been written by any of the other ‘exposers’:
- Ian Josephs who has been given advice to parents for over 50 years
- John Hemming MP who has been collecting data about more than 2,000 ‘cases’
- Christopher Booker who has been writing in his weekly column in The Telegraph for years.
Why has so little changed over so many years?
What has changed since? The internet has allowed parents to help each other, to speak out, to campaign and to petition online – for others to see: those who are victims themselves, those who are ‘rescuers’ and the perpetrators themselves who are often named and shamed ruthlessly.
It seems the only recourse parents have, besides leaving the country which is what John Hemming MP has told Russia Today once. For there is no chance of getting a fair trial in the UK. I mention that in my efforts of exposing this scandal in Brussels:
Do I dare to mention how I became victimised as a whistleblower?
Sir James Munby even mentioned in one of his judgements that courts should adapt to the realities of the internet and to social media.
The social media have been active in lots of imaginative ways in the wake of the internet exposure of the ‘whistleblower kids’ who accused their father of the most unimaginable crimes. But listening to these innocent children made far more people believe them than not. It remains to be seen whether enough people will take enough initiatives to prevent Mrs Justice Anna Pauffley to hand custody over the children to their allegedly abusive father.
For that’s the pattern we have observed. And that’s what she had hoped to pave the way for with the publication of her judgement. We’ve seen that before, too. In the case of Vicky Haigh who spent nine months in prison after she asked Social Services for help since she suspected her ex-partner to be abusing her daughter…
You can’t make it up. But once you’re concerned you can expose, expose, expose…