CHILD SEX TOURISM

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Brazilian cops rescue 8 kids from beach sex-trafficking ring
" RIO DE JANEIRO — Police say they have rescued eight minors who were being forced to work in a sex-trafficking ring at the beaches near the main Olympic hub.
The cops said three of the people were 15 or 16 years old, according to comments published Sunday. The teens had been forced to work as prostitutes at the beaches of the Recreio neighborhood."
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, July 11, 2016.

Former seminary student who sought infants from Mexico to sexually abuse slammed with nearly 16 years in prison
"Joel Wright, 23, pleaded guilty in April to a federal charge of attempted enticement of a minor. The former student of Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, admitted that he authored sexually explicit emails in which he described his desire to assault children, from infants up to the age of 4."
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, July 2, 2016.

Oklahoma man gets 40 years in prison for raping Kenyan orphans during mission trip
"OKLAHOMA CITY — A former missionary from Oklahoma convicted of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya was sentenced Monday to 40 years in a federal prison."
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, March 7, 2016.

Former Columbus seminary student charged after allegedly trying to have sex with babies in Mexico
"SAN DIEGO (WCMH) — An Ohio seminary student suspected of travelling to San Diego to have sex with multiple infants in Mexico was taken into federal custody Friday at Lindberg Field by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Joel A. Wright, 23, of Columbus, Ohio, is charged in a criminal complaint with two felony counts, according to the ICE. The allegations include travelling with the intent to engage in a sexual act with a minor; and attempting to engage in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign country within the Southern District of California."
nbc4i.com, January 29, 2016.

Teenage Missionary Accused of Raping Young Children at African Orphanage
"An Edmond teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip.
The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children's home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children."
ktla.com, July 21, 2015.

UN Official Distracted From Child Sexual Abuse Case Resigns
"UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. rights official who admitted not following up for months on allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic has resigned.
The U.N. confirmed Wednesday that Flavia Pansieri has left the post of deputy high commissioner for human rights "for health reasons." No more details were given."
The Associated Press, July 22, 2015.

Senators Oppose Upgrade for Malaysia in Trafficking Report
"WASHINGTON — Eighteen U.S. senators are expressing deep concern that Malaysia could be lifted from a human trafficking blacklist. A U.S. government official told The Associated Press last week that Malaysia will be upgraded from the lowest "tier 3" ranking it received in last year's State Department report on Trafficking in Persons."
The Associated Press, July 15, 2015.

Ex-Vatican diplomat's sex abuse trial delayed as he's hospitalized in intensive care
"A former papal diplomat accused of sexually abusing teen boys while stationed in the Dominican Republic has been hospitalized in intensive care, forcing adjournment of his trial in a Vatican courtroom."
The Associated Press, July 12, 2015.

Cambodian Police Urge Glitter to Leave
BBC News, May 05, 2002

Canadian planned city–hopping sexcapade with U.S. boys: prosecutor
"Rene Roberge, 47, of Quebec arranged a twisted tour across the south before federal agents busted him at the Fort Lauderdale airport, authorities say."
Daily News, November 15, 2014.

British Airways pilot had sex with boys during India layovers: prosection
" A British Airways long–haul pilot faces 25 sex charges after being accused of having sex with underaged boys during layovers in India, as well as abusing two boys in the UK, according to British court proceedings."
Daily News, September 23, 2014.

An Update On Don't!Buy!Thai!
The current status of the Thai boycott.

Sex predators find easy prey in Nicaragua
Nicaragua Dispatch, November 30, 2011

Three Americans Face Child-Sex Charges: Men Arrested in Cambodia Are the First Prosecuted Under Trafficking Initiative
The Washington Post, September 01, 2009

Serial Sex Offender Surfaces in Cambodia
ScrippsNews, May 13, 2009

Former Judge Disbarred for Conviction of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
Law.com, February 03, 2009

Striking the Brothels' Bottom Line
New York Times, January 10, 2009

The Evil Behind the Smiles
The New York Times, December 31, 2008

Child sex trade soars in Cambodia
Aljazeera.net, October 22, 2008

A Heroine From the Brothels
The New York Times, September 24, 2008

Photos Show Arrest in Global Pedophile Hunt
CNN.com, May 08, 2008

U.S. cop on Cambodia child sex charge kills self
Reuters, October 30, 2006

Cambodia's Child Sex Crackdown
Time, October 05, 2006

Sex Tourism: Lessons Learned in Costa Rica
BBC NEWS, June 18, 2004

Global Campaign to Police Child Sex Tourism
The Christian Science Monitor, April 26, 2004

Child-Sex Trade Thriving in Cambodia
Maclean's Magazine, November 24, 2003

Musician Added To Most-Wanted List
APBNews.com, December 27, 2000

British Sex Tourists Turn Killing Fields of Cambodia Into Paedophiles' Playground
The Independent, January 05, 2003

Businessman Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Associated Press, November 18, 2002

First U.S. Child Sex Tourism Prosecution
ABC News, May 26, 2000

Australians Feed Cambodian Child Sex Trade
Reuters, July 13, 2002

Ex-Tech Executive Guilty in Teen Sex Slavery Case
Mercury News, May 03, 2002

Bill Introduces New Cyber-Exploitation Laws
CNEWS, March 14, 2002

Confronting Child Sex Ads Draw Flak
The Sun-Herald, December 16, 2001

Lawyers Told to Act Against Central America's Child Sex Trade
OneWorld.net, November 01, 2001

Crossing the Moral Boundary
The New York Times, January 07, 2001

Vancouver Popular Spot For Sex Tourists Who Prey On Kids: Report
The Canadian Press, November 20, 2000

Sex Tourist Gets Seven Years
BBC News, October 20, 2000

Asia's Child Sex Victims Ignored
BBC News, September 15, 2000

Child Sex Tourism—No Place To Hide
Australian Minister for Justice & Customs, Media Release, July 30, 2000

Protest Over Failure to Prosecute Big Apple Tours
APBNews.com, January 05, 2000

Briton Child-Sex Tour Organiser Jailed for 16 Years
Agence France Presse, October 11, 1996

Sentenced For Promoting Sex Tours
The Phoenix Gazette, October 11, 1996

Battling the Pedophiles; A Presidential Crackdown on Violators of the Young
Asiaweek, August 25, 1995

Child Sex Tourism
A report written by journalist David Hechler, 1995. [PDF]

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Casa Alianza
Paseo de la reforma 111
Colonia Guerrero
Mexico D.F. 06300
Mexico
www.casa-alianza.org
Casa Alianza is dedicated to the rehabilitation and defense of street children in Latin American countries.

The Code: Protection of Children From Sexual Commercial Exploitation in Travel and Tourism
EPCAT USA
157 Montague Street
New York, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 935-9192
www.thecode.org
Responsible tourism initiative in collaboration with EPCAT International, funded by UNICEF

ECPAT International
(End Child Prostitution/Pornography and Trafficking)
328 Phayathai Road
Bangkok 10400 Thailand
www.ecpat.net

Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 612-4321
www.hrw.org

 

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