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#Brothels

# brothels - Monday 28 October, 2019

Leaders of crime gang running several brothels in London jailed for eight years

One victim said she was told her family in Brazil would be killed if she tried to leave.

# brothels - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Prostitution offences have dropped hugely in the last five years

New figures from the gardaí and the CSO suggest that sexual offences have diminished massively in recent times.

# brothels - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

# brothels - Thursday 4 August, 2016

"Not all people in prostitution are exploited" - John Halligan defends stance on legalising sex work

The junior minister was expanding upon comments he made in a recent Hot Press interview.

# brothels - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# brothels - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport'

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the past year has been its busiest to date in terms of sex trafficking cases.

# brothels - Friday 5 December, 2014

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution

33 buildings were searched in the operation.

# brothels - Friday 15 November, 2013

White House defends Secret Service amid new claims of prostitutes and extramarital affairs

The Washington Post reported this week that agents had misbehaved in 17 countries in recent years.

# brothels - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Many brothels run by foreign organised crime gangs, committee hears

A Garda Superintendent told the hearings on prostitution that there has been a “notable change” in the industry in recent years.

# brothels - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Changes to prostitution law in Scotland 'could see brothel keepers focus on Ireland'

The Scottish parliament is debating a plan to fast-track new laws which would make it illegal to pay for sex – but that could lead to them moving their activities here, the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned.

# brothels - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids

Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed

But the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned that a legal loophole remains.