De Bolle, a former head of the Belgian police, said the rise in paedophile activities was reported by national law enforcement authorities from the 27 EU states who saw higher access to illegal websites and shut more online platforms for the exchange of child sex material.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse, said a global survey by UNICEF on Wednesday.
A 47-year-old Asian man was jailed and referred to the criminal court for molesting a 13 year-old girl, inside a supermarket in Dubai.
The Lebanese authorities on Sunday, reported that a woman was arrested because she tortured her child and tied to metal chains for a period of 72 hours.
The UAE Public Prosecution explained on Sunday that custodians who expose children in their care to any form of rejection, homelessness or neglect shall be imprisoned or fined not less than Dhs5,000.
In the video, which was filmed by a neighbour, the man was hanging the young child from the window with the help of another person, before a woman intervenes to quarrel with the man, threatening him she would report to the police for endangering the child's life.
The children were students at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia that closed in 1978, according to the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Nation, which said the remains were found with the help of a ground penetrating radar specialist.
Major General Expert Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs at Dubai Police says, “Extortionists pretend they are children, trying to persuade victims to perform sexual acts or exchanging pictures and then threaten them with sending these pictures to the victims’ families and friends.”