Inquiry concludes children subjected to ‘utmost depravity’

Lady Smith, chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: photo credit Nick Mailer

Children were subjected to abuse that ‘reached levels of the utmost depravity’ at residential institutions run by the Sisters of Nazareth between 1933 and 1984, an inquiry has concluded. Findings showed that children in Scotland were abused while in the care, living in ‘places of fear, hostility and confusion’ where they were ‘physically abused and…

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