That’s the problem with pedophiles. They keep turning up. Arrested over and over for child sex trafficking and rape.

Predators like Sohail Ayaz, a former Save the Children grants manager, arrested, 2009, in the United Kingdom (UK) for “thousands” of images/videos of infants and children “tied up, blindfolded, suspended” and raped. Ayaz was also wanted by Italian police in connection with a Romanian trafficking ring. He was sentenced to four years in British jail and six months in Italian prison.

Sohail Ayaz, former Save the Children UK Grants Manager

Ayaz was arrested, again, this week in Pakistan on child sex trafficking charges. After being deported from the UK and…


Joel Davis Criminal Complaint

Last Tuesday Joel Davis was arrested as he made plans to rape a two-year-old girl and an eight-year girl — children of a father trafficking his own daughter and his girlfriend’s toddler. The “father” was an undercover investigator with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

In chats with the “father” Davis bragged about his infant and toddler child pornography collection. He said his preferred “age-range” was “+0” — indicating newborns and older. Davis boasted he had raped a nine-month-old infant, a six-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy.

Prior to Davis’ arrest, the humanitarian community unquestioningly provided hero-status to this 22-year-old…


Girls Are Not Worthy

In the 1980s, field hockey was my life. I treasured everything about the game. The smell of wet earth and damp grass on my cleats. The lingering scent of Linseed oil on my stick. The comradery of teammates bonding.

Mt. Blue Field Hockey. Go Cougars!

I enjoyed the rigor of training. Exhausting my body and feeling satisfaction of goals achieved. The fun we had. How hard we worked. Perfecting my game. I loved it all.

In rural Maine there aren’t many ways to celebrate the weekend. Going for a movie or ice cream often requires a 30-mile, or more, drive to the…


Peter Dalglish with a child (I covered the child’s face to protect his identity) sourced from a Google image search

Peter Dalglish, a Canadian and former high-level United Nations (UN) official, arrested in the Republic of Nepal on child sex trafficking charges in April 2018, and found guilty in June 2019 was sentenced, 8 July 2019, to nine and seven concurrent years in jail for child sexual abuse and ordered to pay a half million rupees to two survivors.

While Dalglish’s arrest prompted shock on social media, about a man many called a “hero,” humanitarians occupying new safeguarding and protection from sexual abuse and exploitation (PSEA) positions created post-Oxfam scandal are oddly silent. Because Dalglish’s resume reads like so many…


Before Harvey Weinstein was exposed and the #MeToo revolution took off, I published “UN Secretary-General Guterres’ Biggest Challenge: A Culture Of Impunity” in Forbes. It took me nearly a year to find a publisher. Humanitarians are selfless idealists editors look to for “feel-good” stories of inspiration and hope. Few seemed interested in abuse humanitarians commit against their own colleagues and populations of concern.

In the Forbes essay I asked, “How can the UN end suffering of vulnerable populations when female employees navigate hostile environments just by showing up for work, let alone when they attempt to raise issues of sexual…


My two-year-old daughter, Mila, has been trafficked by Maine’s Health and Human Services (HHS) employees.

My daughter Mila — trafficked by Maine’s Child Protection Staff

Mila is now ten-years-old. She has not seen me, her mother, or even heard my voice since she was four-years-old. HHS staff intervened, over and over, to protect my daughter’s abuser and not my daughter.

During the first two-years of HHS involvement, I did not record the many meetings and phone calls. It never occurred to me I needed to do so. I assumed Maine government employees would uphold the law and protect my daughter when she was confirmed for rape by her father. …


From the US Mint Police to the Amtrack Police, there are far more federal law enforcement agencies than most people realize. At last count, by the US Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2008, there were 73 federal law enforcement agencies employing approximately 120,000 full-time law enforcement officers, 84.5 percent of whom are men, with legal authority to make arrests and carry firearms. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) employed four out of every five federal law enforcement officers.

Because the US government is not keeping statistics on child pornography arrests and prosecutions, in particular of…


The following summary of 103 law enforcement officers (LEOs) arrested for trading in child rape updates earlier research. In November 2014, I profiled seventy local and state police officers arrested on child pornography related charges — Police Trading in Child Rape & Torture. My research was out of date almost as soon as I hit publish. A year later I posted When Law Enforcement is the Perpetrator reviewing one month, November 2015, when more than two LEOs per week were in the news for trafficking in child sex abuse. This research is not comprehensive but rather a small sample of…


Maine is rated among the worst in the country for child sex trafficking.

The Bangor Daily News says Maine is an East Coast source to procure children. Those who know Maine’s history are not surprised.

Only a few years ago, when students at Baxter School for the Deaf refused sexual abuse by their director, Dr. Robert Kelly, he tied them naked to a tree and left them, all night, in the Maine woods; to break them.

Dr. Robert Kelly was not prosecuted. The State of Maine protected Kelly and not Maine’s children. The Attorney General (AG) refused to prosecute any…


When a University of North Dakota professor was arrested on child pornography charges, The Dakota Student asked “We can’t help but wonder if this type of thing is common in other schools around the nation?” The answer is, unfortunately, yes. A concerning number of higher education employees are being investigated, arrested and prosecuted for sexual crimes against children.

From Assistant Dean Michael Morris at University of Virginia who downloaded infant anal rape to a Creative Writing Professor Kirk Nesset at Allegheny College who possessed over half a million videos/images of child sexual abuse material (CSEM) in folders called “kidsfuck,” the…

Lori Handrahan

Epidemic: America’s Trade in Child Rape http://www.lorihandrahan.com/epidemic

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