Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to work in the sex trade in China, according to a new report by a London-based rights group. They are often abducted and sold as prostitutes, or compelled to marry Chinese men, says the Korea Future Initiative. The women are often trapped because China repatriates North Koreans, who then face torture at home, it says. The girls and women in question are usually aged between 12 and 29, but can sometimes be younger , the report said.
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Prostitution in Japan has existed throughout the country's history. While the Prostitution Prevention Law of states that "No person may either do prostitution or become the customer of it", loopholes, liberal interpretations and a loose enforcement of the law have allowed the Japanese sex industry to prosper and earn an estimated 2. From the 15th century, Chinese , Koreans , and other East Asian visitors frequented brothels in Japan. This practice later continued among visitors from "the Western regions ", mainly European traders who often came with their South Asian lascar crew in addition to African crew members, in some cases. These mistaken assumptions were due to the Indian state of Goa being a central base for the Portuguese East India Company and due to a significant portion of the crew on Portuguese ships being Indian Christians.
North Korean women 'forced into sex slavery' in China - report
The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force posted a new video to an official social media page over the weekend touting its bomber force. The propaganda video includes several scenes from big Hollywood films. The short video — " God of War H-6K, attack! A source close to the Chinese military told the South China Morning Post that it is not uncommon for the Chinese military to "borrow" scenes from Hollywood films. Included in the airbase attack scene is satellite footage of an airfield that Reuters reports "looks exactly like the layout of" the US military's Andersen Air Force Base on Guam, an important strategic location for US operations in the Pacific and a likely target in a US-China conflict.
This is a side of life the Burmese military junta might prefer you did not see: girls who appear to be 13 and 14 years old paraded in front of customers at a nightclub where a beauty contest thinly veils child prostitution. Tottering in stiletto heels and miniskirts, young teenage girls criss-crossed the dance-floor as part of a nightly "modelling" show at the Asia Entertainment City nightclub on a recent evening in Rangoon. Some girls stared at the floor while others tugged self-consciously on short hemlines, stretching the flimsy material a few centimetres longer as they catwalked awkwardly to the accompaniment of blasting hip-hop music. Watching these young entertainers of the "Cherry-Sexy Girls" model groups were a few male customers, and a far larger crowd of Burmese sex workers, mostly in their late teens and early 20s, who sat at low tables in the darkness of the club.