Published on Feb 16, 2015
The abuse victims will take legal action on Tuesday to force a full independent probe into the alleged cover-up of British state involvement in the abuses. They want an inquiry with the power to force witnesses to testify, and the security service to hand over documents. The children allegedly suffered sustained sexual abuse. Lawyers say evidence show the security services were aware of the abuse, permitted it, and colluded in protecting the individuals involved. Amnesty International has referred to the incidents as one of the biggest scandals of this age.