experienced journalist lecturer consultant
Our Lady’s RC High School Lancaster
Chester, United Kingdom
From: Robert Green
Sent: 25 September 2017 19:25
Subject: Fw: Rosie Waterhousei
Dear Mr Ivens,
This email concerns the disgraceful and misleading article in which unjustified attacks were made on both my reputation and that of Chief Constable Mike Veale, a gallant and professional police officer who is simply performing his duty in the face of nasty and ill-judged attacks from those who should know better.
Please feel free to contact me in the interests of fair play.
From: Robert Green
Sent: 25 September 2017 19:10
To: Gillespie, James
Subject: Rosie Waterhousei
I shall be writing to the editor about both the attack on my reputation contained within the poorly-researched article published yesterday.
As I mentioned in our conversation, I was particularly disturbed to learn of Rosie Waterhouse as one of its co-authors.
Ms Waterhouse has a long and notorious record in trying to continuously undermine the credibility of those who come forward to report satanist ritual abuse (SRA), despite the number of proven convictions for this type of crime.
I have listened to the testimonies of many victims and the many of the alleged crimes committed against them are simply too horrific to be widely spoken about in detail. Targets include the most vulnerable members of society including children, babies, foetuses and even some adults, who are often intimidated into silence by means of appalling threats or blackmail. The basic tactics of these criminals do not alter greatly.
Even more common, for obvious reasons, is the existence of the torture, mutilation and sacrifice of animals.
If the public were to learn the truth about the horror and scale of SRA, there would be a public outcry never before experienced in our country.
Instead, Rosie Waterhouse`s apparent mission is to use any means in order to publicly discredit probable victims. I suspect that your highlighted comment about the police interviewing “people who believe in satanic ritual abuse” as if it was merely a matter of personal opinion may be another example of this kind of inaccurate black propaganda, when the facts relating to convictions are quite clear that these types of crime not only exist, but are admitted by the Metropolitan Police as being under-reported.
Of course, you may show this email to Ms Waterhouse and she is free to make any comment she wishes in her defence. I do want to be fair about this concerning issue of misleading journalism.
I look forward to hearing from you about both a retraction over comments about me and clarification over the points that were clearly wrongly reported.