Libby Brooks investigates Scotland’s self-styled ‘paedophile hunters’ who use Facebook to track down adults intent on grooming children for abuse. Plus: Labour’s Diane Abbott on the legacy of the late Toni Morrison.
- Warning: this episode contains strong language and references to abuse
Self-styled “paedophile hunting” groups are on the rise in Scotland, according to lawyers who have described an “explosion” in cases going through the courts. But they operate in uncertain territory between law enforcement and vigilantism.
CiCi, a mother of three who lives near Glasgow, is a key member of Wolf Pack Hunters, the most active online anti-grooming group in Scotland. She describes how she divides her time between being a ‘normal mum’ and her activism.
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