1984 PIE trial was rigged by the defence barristersPosted: June 1, 2014
Two officials of the Paedophile Information Exchange, Peter Bremner and David Joy, were tried in November 1984 on charges relating to the distribution of PIE’s magazine. Steven Smith, PIE’s leader, was due to face trial alongside them, but had absconded to Holland where he took refuge at the headquarters of the international paedophile network Spartacus.
Nine of the twelve charges against Bremner and Joy were dropped, including the most serious charge of ‘inciting people to have sex with children’. This is unbelievable, given that PIE’s entire purpose was exactly that. The two paedophiles escaped with very lenient sentences. Judge John Owen sentenced Joy, who had a previous conviction for sexually assaulting five young girls, to 18 months in jail; and Bremner, who had a previous conviction for sexually assaulting three young boys, to just 6 months.
The paedophiles’ defence barristers successful objected to four female jury members, presumably because they…
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