A man charged with raping a prostitute at a Blenheim motel allegedly said he would kill her if she called police.
On the second day of the jury trial at the Nelson District Court, the prostitute, who has name suppression, saidÂ Jason Brent Ecclestone threatened her during and after the alleged rape on May 17, 2013.
Marlborough residents could be living next door to a brothel without knowing it. An investigation revealed no official means to find out if brothels operated in Marlborough, and where they were. The Marlborough District Council does not have any bylaws dealing with prostitution or brothels.
Sex workers are safer on the streets of Christchurch than Auckland, new research from the University of Canterbury shows.
A report into the likelihood of sex workers from Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington experiencing physical and sexual violence, theft and threats was released today.
A woman who recruited women from Thailand to work illegally as sex workers in Auckland has been jailed.
Naengnoi Sriphet, a Thai national who has New Zealand citizenship, was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment at the Auckland District Court yesterday after being found guilty of offences under the Immigration Act.
A woman who illegally hired foreign sex workers to work at an Auckland massage parlour has been jailed.
in the Auckland District Court on Tuesday, Naengnoi Sriphet, a joint citizen of Thailand and New Zealand, jailed for 27 months after being found guilty of five offences under the Immigration Act relating to providing false or misleading visa information.
No little girl dreams of this dressing room. Anna hunches on the concrete beam scratching around in her bag
for her high heel boots.
The ground is a mat of shingle and damp dirt.
26th March 2015
As parliament has now passed the Modern Slavery Bill, it’s time to say well done to those who have campaigned for years to get human trafficking on the political agenda…
The debate on sex work is heating up, and I’ve decided to challenge a new law in Northern Ireland tht makes it illegal to pay for sex.While abolitionist groups scaremonger and selectively use statistics, I’m with the sex work advocacy groups that are fighting for our labour rights with increasing visibility in the media.
19th March 2015
Police conduct authority finds ‘significant deficiences’ in investigation into young men’s Facebook boasts of having sex with drunk and possibly underage girls Police in New Zealand have apologised to the young women at the centre of a high-profile investigation into alleged sexual offending, after an independent watchdog said “victims were let down” by the police response.
16th March 2015
Scotland Yard stands accused of orchestrating an astonishing 14 cover-ups of VIP child sex abuse. Over 35 years, officers are said to have protected ‘untouchable’ figures by shutting down inquiries that reached the heart of government. The 14 alleged paedophilia cover-ups were referred to watchdogs by the Metropolitan Police Service itself yesterday. It threatens to be the biggest investigation into police corruption since the 1970s…