STORY OF THE DAY


Priest accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in Minnesota likely to be extradited from India to face trial

By The American Bazaar Staff

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC: Roman Catholic priest Rev. Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul, who has been incarcerated at the Tihar Jail in New Delhi for two years, is likely to be extradited soon by the Indian government to face trial in Minnesota, over allegations of sexual assault of a teenage girl during his time of service there nearly 10 years ago.

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Some of SNAP’s volunteer leaders have come together for a project-specific Indiegogo campaign. They are raising the money to send 2 leaders to 3 cities to train other survivors to set up and grow support groups. It’s a small project, but will have a HUGE impact on survivors in the cities where new groups are formed.


SNAP 25th anniversary conference in Chicago

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The privacy and free speech of victims and SNAP are being attacked by lawyers for predators and their enablers. Details available here.


 Click here to see our page dedicated to abuse by women religious

 

Media Statements

CT- Archbishop wants good child safety law thrown out

For immediate release: Friday, September 12, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

It's bad enough that Hartford's Catholic archbishop wants to overturn a jury verdict in a clergy sex abuse and cover up case. What's dramatically worse, however, is that he wants to deny hundreds of child sex abuse victims in Connecticut.

Connecticut has one of the nation's best statutes of limitations in the nation. The archbishop is trying to get it nullified. He's protecting predators and hurting children.

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MI- Recently unsealed evidence shows perp's plan to destroy evidence

For immediate release: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

Recently unsealed documents show than a Michigan Christian radio host’s secret life involved child sexual crimes and plans to ask a friend to destroy evidence. We applaud the whistleblower who called police instead of helping a criminal thwart prosecution.

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Canada- Newly reveled court documents show widespread child abuse

For immediate release: Thursday, September 11, 2014 

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

A Canadian search warrant was recently made public, which shows troubling allegations of repeated child abuse in the ultra-Orthodox sect Lev Tahor. 

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Rome- Polish predator archbishop in Rome won't be extradited

For immediate release: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

A judge on Monday declined to order a Catholic archbishop to be extradited from the Vatican to the Caribbean to face child sex charges.

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Latest ICC Filing Update

On April 11, 2012, SNAP and CCR update the ICC filing with new developments and supplemental evidence. You can read the new filing here.

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