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Britain to crack down on UK child-sex offenders in Thailand

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The British Embassy in Bangkok, seen from the Central Embassy shopping center

The British Embassy in Bangkok, seen from the Central Embassy shopping center. Photo: Paul_012.


Children need to be empowered, with stakeholders working closing together and being vigilant in order to tackle the issue of child-sex offenders, Peter Davies, CEO of the London-based Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), said.

Davies, and his colleague Tim Gerrish, were in Bangkok earlier this week to exchange views with the Thai police and the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) – a sign that the British government was taking the issue of child-sex offences by UK nationals seriously.

The two also visited Vietnam and Cambodia, the other two top destinations for British child-sex offenders after Thailand.

Read more: The Nation

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