UK – Looks To Make Family Courts Open And Accountable

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One Response to UK – Looks To Make Family Courts Open And Accountable

  1. pienmash says:

    February 2010 – Award winning film director Bill Maloney is refused entrance to the Inner London Family Proceedings Court to support a young couple who were having their 10 month old baby girl taken away from them.

    This is another tragic example of authorities taking children from young parents at birth.

    Reported recently in The Times: Reforms to open up the family courts to the media are at risk of being scuppered by mounting opposition from senior judges, lawyers, childrens groups and MPs, The Times has learnt.

    Jack Straw wants to build on ground-breaking moves last year to open the family courts so that media reporting is not thwarted by the current wideranging restrictions. But a second set of measures, designed to allow media reports on evidence and naming of witnesses, has run into heavy opposition.

    Award winning filmmaker and survivor of abuse in care Bill Maloney produces gritty, cutting edge documentaries focusing on the exposure of Institutional child abuse. Find out more about his work and unorthodox approach at:

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