Children 'born for sacrifice to
by DAVID TAYLOR
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CHILDREN are being secretly reared in Britain for sacrifice by
Satanists, says a Government-backed expert.
Psychotherapist Valerie Sinason, who has been paid by the Department of
Health to study adult survivors of alleged organised ritual abuse, said
yesterday she was "completely convinced" Satanic abuse does
She claimed to have evidence about children whose births were not
officially registered being reared for abuse and sacrifice.
The scientist, who edited a clinical textbook on Satanist abuse after
the controversies in Rochdale, the Orkneys and Nottingham in the early
1990s, has claimed previously to have evidence of at least 100 murders.
Her study of cases from nearly 40 psychiatrists, psychologists and
mental health experts will claim that she has seen evidence of physical
injuries in adult survivors, who tell of seeing people drugged and
killed. She said that out of 76 patients she has seen at her London
clinic, 46 claimed that they had witnessed the murder of children or
The Department of Health yesterday stressed that it stood by the
findings of a 1994 report which concluded there was organised abuse but
that it was "not helpful or appropriate to call it
Satanic".Scotland Yard is carrying out its own research project
into ritual abuse.
© Express Newspapers, 2000