Category Archives: Victim Support

British survivor of Paris attacks faces months to speak to counsellor

Michael O’Connor, a survivor of the Paris terrorist attacks of November 13, 2015 has slammed the UK’s National Health Service for its long waiting lists as he says this highlights how bad mental health services are in the UK. Mr. O’Connor was told he could not see a counsellor for three months writes Javier Espinoza […]

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This man survived the 2011 Utøya terror attack. Now, Norway wants to deport him and his family

Rick Noack Washington Post   By the time Anders Behring Breivik was arrested by Norwegian authorities in 2011, he had already killed 77 people in one of Europe’s most gruesome terror attacks. Mubarak Haji Ahmed and Khalid Ahmed only narrowly survived the attack at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. Their brother, Ismail Ahmed, was killed. Mubarak still […]

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IRS Prodded to Publicize Tax Breaks for 9/11 Victims

By Michael Cohn Accounting Today The Internal Revenue Service is being pressed to provide more awareness of tax breaks for victims and survivors of terrorist attacks such as 9/11, including first responders. In the months following 9/11, Congress passed a law known as the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. Among other provisions, […]

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