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# brothels - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Man appears in court charged with running six brothels in Dublin
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# Courts

Man appears in court charged with running six brothels in Dublin

Oct 20th 2020, 2:14 PM 49,287 Views 0 Comments

Hani Ali Showky is accused of running brothels in Smithfield, Rathmines, Santry and Northwood.

# brothels - Monday 28 October, 2019

Leaders of crime gang running several brothels in London jailed for eight years
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Leaders of crime gang running several brothels in London jailed for eight years

Oct 28th 2019, 4:35 PM 29,576 Views 20 Comments

One victim said she was told her family in Brazil would be killed if she tried to leave.

# brothels - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Prostitution offences have dropped hugely in the last five years
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Prostitution offences have dropped hugely in the last five years

Nov 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,182 Views 48 Comments

New figures from the gardaí and the CSO suggest that sexual offences have diminished massively in recent times.

# brothels - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered
# World War II
# World War II

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Mar 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 17,452 Views 16 Comments

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

# brothels - Thursday 4 August, 2016

"Not all people in prostitution are exploited" - John Halligan defends stance on legalising sex work
# Outspoken
# Outspoken

"Not all people in prostitution are exploited" - John Halligan defends stance on legalising sex work

Aug 4th 2016, 11:52 AM 22,352 Views 123 Comments

The junior minister was expanding upon comments he made in a recent Hot Press interview.

# brothels - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers
# Ruling
# Ruling

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

Oct 1st 2015, 9:49 PM 21,192 Views 20 Comments

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# brothels - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

'Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport'

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:57 AM 22,678 Views 79 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the past year has been its busiest to date in terms of sex trafficking cases.

# brothels - Friday 5 December, 2014

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution

Dec 5th 2014, 6:25 PM 22,307 Views 75 Comments

33 buildings were searched in the operation.

# brothels - Friday 15 November, 2013

White House defends Secret Service amid new claims of prostitutes and extramarital affairs
# Secret Agents
# Secret Agents

White House defends Secret Service amid new claims of prostitutes and extramarital affairs

Nov 15th 2013, 8:53 PM 8,820 Views 25 Comments

The Washington Post reported this week that agents had misbehaved in 17 countries in recent years.

# brothels - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Many brothels run by foreign organised crime gangs, committee hears
# Prosititution
# Prosititution

Many brothels run by foreign organised crime gangs, committee hears

Feb 6th 2013, 8:20 PM 14,112 Views 104 Comments

A Garda Superintendent told the hearings on prostitution that there has been a “notable change” in the industry in recent years.

# brothels - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Changes to prostitution law in Scotland 'could see brothel keepers focus on Ireland'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Changes to prostitution law in Scotland 'could see brothel keepers focus on Ireland'

Jun 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,172 Views 37 Comments

The Scottish parliament is debating a plan to fast-track new laws which would make it illegal to pay for sex – but that could lead to them moving their activities here, the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned.

# brothels - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids

May 30th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,061 Views 66 Comments

Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed
# Brothels
# Brothels

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed

May 30th 2012, 12:20 PM 2,154 Views 20 Comments

But the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned that a legal loophole remains.