The Sandviken sex abuse scandal - Family torn apart after false sex abuse claims

The Sandviken sex abuse scandal - Family torn apart after false sex abuse claims
Articles published in The Local, November 2, 2011 --



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This is not the first time that a single call to the authorities has been enough to snatch children from their homes, throw parents in jail, and subject them to harrowing cases both the criminal courts and the administrative courts.

Modern Swedish legal history - and NKMR/NCHR's website - is filled with similar cases.

 

'She didn't take abuse claims seriously': sister

By Rebecca Martin
In a case that has caused huge reactions across Sweden, the woman who reported her sister and sister's husband to social services for allegedly sexually abusing their daughters has told her version of events.
"It was terribly difficult, it's people you care deeply for," she said to the Aftonbladet newspaper.

The Local, thelocal.se - 4 Nov 11


Family torn apart after false sex abuse claims

By Rebecca Martin
One call to social services was enough to land a Swedish couple behind bars and have their kids taken away for more than two months after an innocent situation was misinterpreted as sexual abuse.
”We went from a wonderful life to hell. Everything was turned upside down through one single phonecall,” said the mother, Jennie, to newspaper Aftonbladet.
The Local, thelocal.se - 2 November 2011


 

Sandvikenfallet - Föräldrar oskyldigt anklagade för sexövergrepp på sina barn
En sammanställning av artiklar publicerade i olika media - 25 september 2010 --


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