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Missing: Deven Phuong (PA) (Wed, 25 May 2022)
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Missing: Zirena Bryant (IN) (Thu, 12 May 2022)
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Missing: Lucas Lopez- Hernandez (OH) (Sat, 07 May 2022)
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Hobbs man pleads guilty to child pornography charges (Thu, 26 May 2022)
Matthew Lee Dale Taylor, 31, of Hobbs, New Mexico, pleaded guilty on May 25 in federal court to transportation of child pornography, possession of obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children, and a registered sex offender committing a felony offense involving a minor.
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Mexican National Sentenced for Receiving Child Pornography (Thu, 26 May 2022)
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CONCORD MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR (Thu, 26 May 2022)
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Previously Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography (Thu, 26 May 2022)
U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Paul Anthony Philip III, age 38, of Millersville, Maryland to 15 years in federal prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for receipt of child pornography. As part of his sentence, the Court has ordered Philip to pay $9,000 in restitution. Judge Blake also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Philip must continue to register as a sex offender in the places where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (“SORNA”).
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Longtime Missouri juvenile officer indicted on child sex trafficking charge (Thu, 26 May 2022)
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Crimes Against Children

United States: Federal Appellate Court Affirms US Citizen's Conviction for Child Sex Abuse Crimes Committed Overseas (Tue, 24 May 2022)
On May 5, 2022, a three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a federal statute criminalizing noncommercial child sex abuse committed by Americans while traveling overseas is constitutional. (United States v. Rife, No. 20-5688 (6th Cir. 2022).)Case HistoryUnited States citizen Micky Rife traveled to Cambodia in 2012, where he obtained a … Continue reading “United States: Federal Appellate Court Affirms US Citizen’s Conviction for Child Sex Abuse Crimes Committed Overseas”
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Indonesia: Parliament Passes Sexual Violence Bill (Thu, 19 May 2022)
On April 12, 2022, Indonesia’s parliament passed the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (Rancangan Undang-Undang Tindak Pidana Kekerasan Seksual (RUU TPKS, or TPKS Bill).The TPKS Bill was initiated in 2012 by Komnas Perempuan, also known as the National Commission on Violence Against Women, which was established by Presidential Decree No. 181 of … Continue reading “Indonesia: Parliament Passes Sexual Violence Bill”
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Egypt: Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Criminalizing Underage Marriage (Wed, 04 May 2022)
On April 12, 2022, the Egyptian Cabinet approved a draft law on criminalizing underage marriages in Egypt. The draft law would punish the parents of the underage bride and groom, the officiator conducting such a marriage, and any adult over the age of 18 who marries a minor. The main objective of the draft law … Continue reading “Egypt: Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Criminalizing Underage Marriage”
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Human Trafficking

Italy: Constitutional Court Eliminates Aggravating Circumstance in Immigration Case (Wed, 13 Apr 2022)
On March 10, 2022, the Italian Constitutional Court issued Decision No. 63 declaring the unconstitutionality of article 12, paragraph 3(d) of Legislative Decree No. 286 of July 25, 1998, containing the Consolidated Text concerning Immigration and the Condition of Foreigners (L.D. No. 286), which had established an aggravating circumstance for the crime of using forged passports … Continue reading “Italy: Constitutional Court Eliminates Aggravating Circumstance in Immigration Case”
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Panama; Colombia: Binational Agreement on Migrants in Transit Reached (Tue, 31 Aug 2021)
On August 9, 2021, Panama’s government announced that it had reached an agreement with Colombia addressing the number of North America-bound migrants who will be allowed to cross their shared border. The aim of the agreement is to ensure that border traffic can be managed in an efficient and safe fashion.The agreement provides a daily … Continue reading “Panama; Colombia: Binational Agreement on Migrants in Transit Reached”
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International: Former Child Workers Sue Chocolate Companies Alleging Forced Labor in Cocoa Supply Chains (Thu, 04 Mar 2021)
(Mar. 4, 2021) On February 12, 2021, the Washington, D.C.-based nongovernmental organization International Rights Advocates (IRAdvocates) filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of eight former child workers who allege they were trafficked from Mali and forced to harvest cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire beginning in 2011. The lawsuit accuses several multinational chocolate producers of […]
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Child Abuse

United States: Federal Appellate Court Affirms US Citizen's Conviction for Child Sex Abuse Crimes Committed Overseas (Tue, 24 May 2022)
On May 5, 2022, a three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a federal statute criminalizing noncommercial child sex abuse committed by Americans while traveling overseas is constitutional. (United States v. Rife, No. 20-5688 (6th Cir. 2022).)Case HistoryUnited States citizen Micky Rife traveled to Cambodia in 2012, where he obtained a … Continue reading “United States: Federal Appellate Court Affirms US Citizen’s Conviction for Child Sex Abuse Crimes Committed Overseas”
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Pakistan: Domestic Violence Bill Referred to Council of Islamic Ideology (Wed, 11 Aug 2021)
In a letter to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser dated July 5, 2021, the adviser on parliamentary affairs to Pakistan’s prime minister, Babar Awan, recommended that the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2021 be referred for review to the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII)—a constitutional advisory body on Shari‘a law issues. In providing his … Continue reading “Pakistan: Domestic Violence Bill Referred to Council of Islamic Ideology”
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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Police Report Increase in Incidents of Unattended Children Trapped in Hot Cars and Homes (Fri, 06 Aug 2021)
On June 16, 2021, the Dubai Police Department Search and Rescue Division announced that its teams had responded to 182 reports of unattended children and infants in hot cars and homes over the previous 17 months. Some of the children had suffered heat exhaustion due to their parents’ neglect in leaving them alone inside parked … Continue reading “United Arab Emirates: Dubai Police Report Increase in Incidents of Unattended Children Trapped in Hot Cars and Homes”
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