Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation




A Danish man was arrested on charges of child abuse and distribution of child pornography over the Internet. Police found a video of him sexually abusing his 7-year-old daughter and more than 20,000 images of child pornography on his computer. The man may have possible links to an international child pornography ring. ("Danish Kid-Porn Suspect Arrest", PDT, 13 April 1998)

Two men, a Dane and an American, running a prostitution and pornography ring involving minors, have been arrested in the Dominican Republic. The American, Hubert Barkhasse, also ran sex tourism tours to bring American and Thai men to the Dominican Republic for the purposes of having sex with minors. (Associated Press Online, 19 September 1998)

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Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation
Donna M. Hughes, Laura Joy Sporcic, Nadine Z. Mendelsohn and Vanessa Chirgwin