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Ireland could be first EU country to cancel convicted pedophile’s passports

Dublin priest says the “protection of human rights and the dignity of women and children is breaking down”

Ireland could soon be following Australia’s lead by becoming the first country in Europe to cancel passports of convicted pedophiles in a bid to prevent them to traveling overseas. The campaign championing this idea for Ireland is being led by Irish priest Father Shay Cullen, a four-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee who runs People’s Recovery, Empowerment and Development Assistance (PREDA), a child abuse charity in the Philippines.

Ireland is expected to introduce a draft of this new legislation later in October. It would mean that convicted pedophiles would be prohibited from traveling overseas.

Cullen, who was born in Dublin, said the introduction of legislation such as this would prevent registered sex offenders from traveling abroad. He also said this legislation would particularly benefit developing nations where sex tourism and child prostitution are major problems.

Speaking to

Read more at: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/ireland-could-be-first-eu-country-to-cancel-convicted-pedophile-s-passports

Concerns after Northern Ireland man confronted by ‘sexual predator hunters’ dies by suicide



Concerns have been raised after a man confronted by a self-styled group of ‘sexual predator hunters’ died by suicide.

August 10 2017

A child-safety expert has voiced concern after a man confronted by a self-styled group of “sexual predator hunters” died by suicide.

The Irish News reports the man was confronted by an online group called “Silent Justice” at his home in Co Antrim on Sunday.

He died by suicide on Tuesday morning.

It is understood that the group filmed the encounter and posted it on Facebook live. In the video they reportedly questioned him over allegations he had sent indecent images to one of their members who posed as a teenage girl. It has since been removed “out of respect to the man’s” family the shadowy group said.

The group, it’s claimed, attempted to perform a citizen’s arrest on the man

Read more at: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/concerns-after-northern-ireland-man-confronted-by-sexual-predator-hunters-dies-by-suicide-36018485.html

Concerns after Northern Ireland man confronted by ‘sexual predator …



Concerns have been raised after a man confronted by a self-styled group of ‘sexual predator hunters’ died by suicide.

August 10 2017

A child-safety expert has voiced concern after a man confronted by a self-styled group of “sexual predator hunters” died by suicide.

The Irish News reports the man was confronted by an online group called “Silent Justice” at his home in Co Antrim on Sunday.

He died by suicide on Tuesday morning.

It is understood that the group filmed the encounter and posted it on Facebook live. In the video they reportedly questioned him over allegations he had sent indecent images to one of their members who posed as a teenage girl. It has since been removed “out of respect to the man’s” family the shadowy group said.

The group, it’s claimed, attempted to perform a citizen’s arrest on the man

Read more at: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/concerns-after-northern-ireland-man-confronted-by-sexual-predator-hunters-dies-by-suicide-36018485.html