Defamation and Bullying on Change.org Platform

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Goodbye 2016 and good riddance.
I think many people feel the same way about this year and all the horror it has delivered.
We should really be more concerned about the year ahead and the dangerous clowns who are placing their hands on the controls.
We need to prepare ourselves, stand up and fight against hate and injustice.
I want to speak about the past three years and our campaign to end the abuse of Autistic people.
We have been trying to stop Autistic people being experimented on with dangerous and unregulated products such as BLEACH product MMS, unregulated blood product GcMAF and many more.
We have fought very hard for this and have made great progress.
My colleagues inspire me, especially Emma Dalmayne who puts her heart and soul into protecting the Autistic community.
The best part of this year was when I stood in court with the Irish Authorities against the Genesis II Church and their BLEACH product MMS.
MMS was made illegal here in Ireland at the end of October.
See below.
This means anyone manufacturing, selling or using MMS in Ireland are breaking the law and will be prosecuted.
We have educated many about these dangerous products and had many media reports.
It has been exhausting but also rewarding.
The worst part of this campaign is the abuse we receive from the quacks and their supporters.
We are bullied on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, by email, by phone and some have even dedicated their time to writing blogs about us.
A blog was presented to me on Christmas Eve titled ‘Fiona O’Leary the most evil woman in Ireland’
Of course the author is yet another anonymous coward.
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My colleague and best friend Emma has received horrendous abuse also.
We always rise above the bullies and focus on our campaign work.
However this time one bully went too far.
A faceless troll decided to create a petition against me in July of this year.
Meet Donald Calavour also known as Donald Macintosh!
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The worst part is that the highly respected platform Change.org facilitated this petition which is slander and just a personal attack on the campaign work that I do.
The petition is aimed solely at me with a photograph of me to add further harm.
The petition is updated regularly with fresh slander and they have even dragged Emma into their slander pit.
This petition breaches Change.orgs guidelines but Change have not addressed it even though I have begged them to many times.
See Change.org guidelines below.

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The comments on the petition were even worse than the content.
We recognise many of the comments to be from those who give BLEACH product MMS to their Autistic children.
The comments are from the anti vaccine community who support quacks and pseudoscience.
One man from the north of Ireland David McCrea said I was a scumbag who should be in jail, see below.
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I have never met these people, never spoke to them in my life.
They are hate filled sheep signing a petition without knowing anything about me.
Yes I am against pseudoscience and I am entitled to voice my opinion.
Change.org have allowed this defamatory petition to remain for six months now.
It has caused great upset to me and my reputation.
Please see some comments from this petition below.
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I have even been compared to Hitler!
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My dear friend and colleague Emma wants to say a few words about this petition also.
{“The fact that Change.org have allowed this slanderous discriminatory inaccurate petition to run for six months is extremely worrying.

The petition against well known autism advocate Fiona O’Leary, an autistic woman and mother to autistic children should never have been allowed.

Fiona advocates and fights for the rights and protection of autistic individuals daily, and I am also mentioned in updates and comments.

I find the abuse I received sickening, I am also autistic and this caused me great anxiety as it did Fiona.

I was branded a child abuser and a fake amongst other things, all unfounded, all pointless slander with comments from charlatans and their supporters, concentrated attacks that coincided with each campaign gain we made in the media.

A new person or case of abuse revealed a guaranteed new update.

We demand an apology at the very least, though at this stage I feel legal action will be the next step”

Emma Dalmayne.}
I have done my best to ignore this petition but I do think it is very damaging and will not tolerate it any longer.
I have sought legal advice and will be taking further action in the New year.
The Police will be addressing this petition also.
I recently shared a screenshot of a comment from this petition on Twitter and shared it on the Change.org Twitter handles.
It must have scared Change.org as they have suddenly sent me an email out of the blue, see below.
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They have ignored all my previous complaints and this is the first serious response I have received from them.
This petition is harassment and there are many liable comments throughout.
Change.org have all of a sudden deleted and disabled the many vile comments that were publicly available to humiliate and upset me over the past six months.
Why did they decide to remove them now?
Because they know they have done wrong and are obviously worried.
Not concerned about my welfare but maybe the fact that they are in trouble!
However they still did not disable this vile personal attack on me which is posing as a petition.
This petition is not about regulating Advocates.
It does not speak of anyone but me and my best friend Emma.
It is a personal slanderous attack aided and delivered by Change.org.
It shows my photo and no photos of any other Advocates.
It accuses me of things I have never done.
It claims our organisation ‘Autistic Rights Together’ does not exist and that it is simply a Tumblr Blog?
Please see Autistic Rights Together website, which was created in April 2015 in link below.
It says I went to college for five days, I studied in University for one year.
It says I am not Police vetted when I am.
I do not work for anyone and do not receive a salary.
Our campaign work is done on a voluntary basis.
There are many other false accusations presented on this prestigious platform.
It is defamation and I think Change.org are finally aware of that after six months of me highlighting it to them.
We fortunately took screenshots of all comments and have filed these as evidence.
The cowards who decided to join the BULLY BUS will be held accountable.
As for Change.org they will be held accountable for the harm they have caused me and my family.
We will NEVER stop speaking out and will continue to protect the Autistic community from quacks and unregulated products.
I want to thank all those who support what we do and wish all my friends and family a happy new year.
A big thank you to my dear friend Emma who stands beside me and fights the good fight for justice, I LOVE YOU!
I will leave you with a quote from one of my favorite poets.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.  –Robert Frost

 

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5 thoughts on “Defamation and Bullying on Change.org Platform

  1. Hello Fiona. I jut heard you speak on the European Skeptics Podcast and wanted to send you some comments of support amidst all of this bullying that you are suffering. I just wanted to tell you that even though I was unaware of your work until today, I really admire what you are doing to keep parents informed and children safe.

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  2. Fiona…..I am hoping its possible to somehow reach you as I also have a false & defamatory petition about myself and my non profit on Change.org….for several years and they also will not remove it…..

    Im hoping you somehow get this as Im going to be filing a law suit against Change .org shortly….

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