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  • Hynes’ shift on sex abuse cases puts him on collision course with Agudah

    May 29, 2012 | 3:00 pm

    Pressure is growing on the Brooklyn district attorney and the country’s major haredi Orthodox umbrella organization to change the ways they handle allegations of sexual abuse and molestation in the Orthodox community.

    A series of recent reports by The New York Jewish Week, the...

  • Hynes singles out haredi community as harassers of sexual assault victims

    May 24, 2012 | 10:44 am

    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes reportedly said that the haredi Orthodox community is the only one in his jurisdiction in which sexual assault victims are harassed and intimidated.

    Hynes has been under attack for refusing to release the names of accused molesters from...

  • Child sex arrests spike. Or do they?

    November 11, 2011 | 10:58 am

    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes claims to have arrested an unprecedented 89 men on child sex-abuse charges in the ultra-Orthodox communities in Brooklyn over the past two years — but declines to provide any details backing up the numbers or to give the status of any of the...