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How Canada let a child sex abuser run rampant across Asia

When Vadim Scott Benderman landed in Hanoi, Vietnam in June 2014, it was his second fresh start in an Asian country in as many years. As he had throughout his 12 years living in Asia, the longtime Canadian expatriate would […]

Dix-neuf ans de prison en appel pour le pédophile Pieter Ceulen

La cour d’appel d’Anvers a condamné jeudi Pieter Ceulen à dix-neuf ans de prison et à une mise à disposition du tribunal de l’application des peines de quinze ans. La cour d’appel confirme ainsi la peine infligée en première instance. […]

Retired schoolteacher who planned child sex holiday to Thailand is jailed for just three years

Bryan Douglas Cole, 72, had planned a child abuse holiday to Thailand. The former teacher was also obsessed with violent child abuse. Torture Victorian County Court judge Mark Dean said he was a ‘sadist paedophile’ and sentenced the retired teacher […]

Un français accusé de tourisme sexuel au Québec

Un touriste français fait face à la justice canadienne. L’homme de 61 ans a comparu lundi après avoir été arrêté la veille par la police de la ville de Sherbrooke qui l’accuse d’être venu au Québec afin d’abuser d’une adolescente […]

Experts sound alarm about gaps in monitoring of travelling child-sex abusers

A former Victorian policeman who runs an anti-child exploitation NGO in south-east Asia has criticised Australia’s management of travelling paedophiles, warning that predators are slipping into vulnerable countries undetected by local authorities. Glen Hulley, who runs Project Karma,  said immigration authorities in south-east Asia […]

Australian accused of child sex tourism arrested in the Philippines

An Iranian-born Australian accused of child sex tourism and possessing child pornography in the Philippines had travelled 65 times to Asian nations in 18 months, police say. The arrest of Farhanipour Gholamreza, 50, after he had allegedly paid money to a 13 year-old […]

Team Belgium supports “I say STOP!”

18/08/2016
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“It is important to be careful if you’re going to Rio in order to support the Team Belgium”. This is the message sent by the Belgian Olympic Committee which supports the “I say STOP!” campaign. If you witness sexual abuse […]

ECPAT Belgium in the news!

10/08/2016
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The study on the Belgian extraterritorial legislation has drawn extensive media coverage in Belgium. What are the results of the study ? How did the Ministers react ? What measures do they recommend ? Answers here (DE) Answers here (FR) Answers […]

US Man gets 70 years for sex crimes in Cambodia

Ronald Boyajian, a 55-year-old American man convicted in March of repeatedly visiting Cambodia to sexually abuse young girls, was on Monday sentenced to 70 years in a U.S. federal prison in a case hailed as a success of Washington’s “Operation […]

ECPAT Belgium on TV !

On the 13th July 2016, Ariane COUVREUR has been interviewed by RTL TVi to present the main points of the study about extraterritorial legislation in Belgium. TV News 13h - TV News 19h  Copyright ECPAT Belgique « Stop à l’exploitation sexuelle commerciale […]

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