Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Child Abusers Get Legal Aid To Fight To See Their Victims

Convicted pedophiles have been given public money to launch court battles to see the children they abused. 

Campaigners have called on the Government to tighten the 'shocking' legal aid system, which also allows murderers to use taxpayers' funds to try to resume contact with their children – even if they killed a close family member. 

A new report reveals that in the past three years about 600 criminals convicted of serious offenses, also including harassment and domestic violence, have used legal aid to fund cases brought under controversial human rights legislation.

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