Off the wire

  • 1998-08-13
SEX TOURISM ON THE RISE IN THE BALTICS: Child prostitution in the Baltics has become a serious problem and an increasing number of Baltic children are being sexually abused by Scandinavian and German tourists, according to an Aug. 7 report in the Danish newspaper Aktuelt. According to the report, the Baltics are becoming a new Thailand, a country noted for attracting "sex tourists" - usually Western visitors who travel to the country to have cheap sex with prostitutes. In the Baltics, thousands of children roam the streets in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and are being exploited by unsavory...
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