Shouting into the Silence Paperback

One Man's Fight for the World's Forgotten

by Danny Smith;


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Shouting into the Silence

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Since helping set up the All Party Parliamentary Group on Street Children in 1992, author of ‘Slavery Now and Then’ and co-founder of The Jubilee Campaign, Danny Smith remains at the forefront of the 'human rights pressure group.

Lobbying to protect children's rights and raise awareness of the persecuted church, this book reveals the risks Danny in prepared to take as he crosses into the secret world of the 21st century’s most shameful secrets to expose child sex slavery, human trafficking and the killing of street children.

Fast-moving and inspirational, Shouting into the Silence takes you into some of the darkest places on Earth as Danny poses as a sex tourist to get the UK laws on child abuse changed, goes to Moscow to fight for the Siberian Seven and to the streets of India to break the cycle child prostitution.

Shouting into the Silence is the story of one man’s battle on behalf of children at risk with no one to speak out for them.

Shouting into the Silence by Danny Smith was published by Lion Hudson in August 2013. The ISBN for Shouting into the Silence is 9780745956008.

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Danny Smith has been at the forefront of human rights campaigning for over twenty-five years. He has fought for many people, providing a voice for the voiceless and a light in the darkness - this is his story. Cry Justice is fast-moving and inspirational. Danny takes the reader to some of the darkest places on Earth and uncovers many of the 21st century's most shameful secrets, including child sex slavery, human trafficking, the killing of street children and the orphanages of China. As the head of Jubilee Campaign, he posed as a sex tourist to get the UK laws on child abuse changed; he went to Moscow to fight for the Siberian Seven, and to the streets of India, to break the cycle that had meant that the children of prostitutes would always end up in the same trade. Cry Justice is the story of one man's battle on behalf of children at risk.

About the Author: Danny Smith

Danny Smith is married to Joan and lives in Surrey. They have three children – Rachel, Luke and Jessica, who passed away unexpectedly in December 2007, an event he described as ‘traumatic and transforming’.

An Anglo Indian, Danny made his career in journalism, media and communications. With a life-long interest in music, he has interviewed Mahalia Jackson, Little Richard, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Peter, Paul & Mary, among others. His mentors include George Verwer, of Operation Mobilisation, and Peter Benenson, the founder of Amnesty International, whose strategic influence shaped Danny’s life’s work and the direction of Jubilee Campaign – launched in Parliament by David Alton in 1987.

Danny led the successful ‘Campaign to free the Siberian Seven’ launched by Buzz Magazine’s Peter Meadows at Spring Harvest. Since then he has been involved with many successful campaigns including [with Fr Shay Cullen] a change in the law to prosecute British sex tourists who travel abroad to abuse children and a ‘Kids Behind Bars’ campaign resulting in changes in the law in the Philippines.

At the forefront of clandestine work in Ceausescu’s Romania, Danny helped Olivia Harrison and the wives of the Beatles to establish the Romanian Angel Appeal in 1989 and served this pioneering work as a trustee. In 2005, he delivered the keynote address at the graduation service at the Handong International Law School in South Korea; Lord Janner declared his book on Raoul Wallenberg, Lost Hero, ‘should be compulsory reading in all our schools.’

Danny’s mission now is to concentrate on a charitable tribute to Jessica in India, the Philippines and Zimbabwe so that many needy children can be helped in her name.

He will also work to develop Jubilee Campaign’s future direction as it combines effective lobbying with dynamic practical help for Children at Risk worldwide.

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Page last updated 28th August 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherLion Hudson (August 2013)
Edition1st New edition
Weight249g
Number of Pages240
Thickness20 mm
Height198 mm
Width130 mm
ISBN9780745956008
ISBN-100745956009
Product Code4064707
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