How Simon Warr lost everything when he was wrongfully accused of abuse

What follows is a shocking story of how a wrongfully accused teacher lost everything. His career, his home, his reputation and of course his happiness. It tells how he contemplated suicide as the only way to escape his suffering. Simon Warr taught O level languages. He was, and is an innocent victim of the febrile […]

The Tragic Death of David Bryant’s Wife Lynn

“The Shocking Case of David Bryant” is the title of an article in this winter’s FACTion, our magazine. David Bryant was a fireman accused of raping a boy called Danny. He spent three years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Throughout his public shaming and imprisonment, his wife Lynn never lost faith in […]

Prominent men are said to be suing the Metropolitan Police

Lord Bramall and Paul Gambacinni are suing the Metropolitan Police according to the Daily Mail. Paul Gambacinni was publicly named as being accused of an historical sexual offence and spent a year on bail. He says he is £200,000 out of pocket due to lost earnings and legal expenses. His year of terrible suffering is […]

Lies, damned lies and statistics: misinterpreting data on child sexual abuse

Anyone who has been wrongfully accused of child abuse will know how difficult it is to convince others, whether police, social services or their employers, that they are innocent. One reason for this may be that everyone is subject to cognitive biases. These are very common thinking errors which influence the way we make decisions. […]

The Fascinating Phenomenon of False Memories

Notes on a lecture on Friday 18th November 2016, at the Forensic Psychology Unit, Goldsmith’s College, London Panel: Professor Elizabeth Loftus, Professor Christopher French, Dr Robert Nash and Dr Kimberley Wade Definition of a false memory: a memory that feels absolutely real but the remembered event didn’t actually happen. We don’t live far from Goldsmith’s […]

What it’s like to be wrongfully accused of rape

This facebook diary relates the story of one person’s experience of being wrongfully accused of rape. The story is, unfortunately, ongoing. Lies & Injustice: a true diary of a False Allegation Here are a few excerpts, but it’s better if you read it yourself “One day I’m chilling and normal, just going about my business […]