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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ron and Linda...

“Our life can never be normal. We’ve lost two years of our lives.”- Ron Sterlings In 1992, a mother in Martensville, Saskatchewan alleged that a local woman (Linda Sterling) who ran a babysitting service in her home, had sexually abused her child. Upon notice, the police began an investigation while similar allegations continued. Eventually, over a dozen people, including five police officers, faced over 100 charges connected with running a Satanic cult called, “The Brotherhood of The Ram”, which allegedly practiced ritualized sexual abuse on children at a “Devil Church”. Subsequently, an investigation conducted by the police elicited similar allegations to the original 1992 claim, from various children in the Sterling’s care, including stories of murder, animal mutilation and Satanism. Specifically, five children testifying against Ron Sterling alleged that they were forced to partake in ritualized sexual actions and that he also abused two others who did not testify. In…

1 Mar 2017

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays Herman Atkins

22 Feb 2017

  Herman Atkins was wrongfully convicted of a crime he did not commit.   In 1988, Herman Atkins was wrongfully convicted of robbery, rape, forcible oral…

What is Parole?

21 Feb 2017

The Canadian legal system holds that every person sentenced as an adult to a term of imprisonment is eligible for parole. The origin of parole in Canada lies in the…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Dennis Maher

15 Feb 2017

  Dennis Maher spent 19 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.   Dennis Maher was wrongfully convicted for rape and assault in…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Habib Wahir...

8 Feb 2017

Habib Wahir Abdal was finally exonerated by new forensic evidence after being wrongfully convicted Habib Wahir Abdal, then known as Vincent Jenkins, was wrongfully convicted for…

Is it a Crime to be Present While a Crime is...

31 Jan 2017

It is not a crime to be present while a crime is being committed. It is not a criminal offence to be present while a crime…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

25 Jan 2017

Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault, which included a series of violent sexual assaults and multiple…