Ads warn American child-sex tourists

Ads warn American child-sex tourists - AP, October 12, 2004
[A decade of pressure on Southeast Asian nations has resulted in this kind of solution. It has been shown that local law enforcement is not going to be a dependable partner in stopping pedophiles, so prosecutions have to be done in a tourist's home country. Australia has already has some success with this tact.]
...A huge billboard that looms over traffic in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh warns in English: "Abuse a child in this country, go to jail in yours."
The State Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the group World Vision are behind the roadside, television, print and Internet ads in the United States and the prime sex-tourism destinations Cambodia, Costa Rica and Thailand...
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