The degree of enforcement of the anti-prostitution laws vary by country, by region and by city.
This was an equivalent of the Mediterranean boat people. But can something not be done for all these people? A group of perhaps 200 were planning to make a run for it – which is why the Macedonian cops were standing in the hedgerows and beside the railway track. It depends, of course, how much we blame ourselves for all this.
They did not sink but they were drowning in sorrow – and desperation to reach one European country: Germany. What should we do as human beings, I asked one of the MSF women? “All we can do is try to take care of them where we find them – we have people in Macedonia, too.” Which is true. If there was justice in the Middle East, if we refrained from supporting wars and invading other countries, surely these people would not be here.
I recall, not far away from here, in Bosnia, in 1994, standing in a burnt-out mosque.
I was helping to make a television documentary and my voice is still there on the soundtrack as I stare at the blackened walls.
Often the prostitution laws are not clear-cut and are subject to interpretation, leading to many legal loopholes.
While the policy regarding adult prostitution differs by country, child prostitution is illegal throughout Europe.
This will require announcing a plan for intercepting potential predators in public chat rooms, initiating prosecutions and challenging intermediaries who enable and profit from this vile trade.
We expect you to act fast, decisively and accountably, to prevent more young lives being ruined.
When I see things like this, I said then, I think: “Watch out!
The legality of prostitution in Europe varies by country.
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