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War on pornography joins US wars on drugs, poverty, etcetera

Washington, DC – The War on Illegal Pornography announced today that U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R. UT) and U.S. House Representatives Mike McIntyre (D. NC) and Randy Forbes (R.

Togolese court urged to lift ban on news magazine

LOME, Togo - A Lomé court will begin tomorrow to hear an appeal by the Benin-based regional bimonthly Tribune d'Afrique against a 25 August ruling under which it was permanently banned from being dis

Germany pledges support to Seychelles as regional center for the prosecution...

NEW YORK, NY - In the presence of Seychelles Ambassador Ronald Jean Jumeau, Ambassador Peter Wittig, the Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations, and Ms.

Australia toughens laws on sex tourism

Australia has launched an advertising campaign to accompany tough new laws on sex tourism.

Uganda minister of tourism to face prosecution

The Inspector General of the government of Uganda (IGG) has confirmed that they will begin to prepare indictments towards some individuals suspected of diverting funds in the run up to the Commonwealt

Somali pirates arrested on arrival

As reported in yesterday's update on piracy situation in the Indian Ocean, a Dash 8 aircraft was being temporarily detained at Nairobi's international airport upon arrival from the Seychelles.

Sex tourists face UK prosecution over abuse abroad

The new legislation, contained in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, will come into effect from Monday.

Airline faces safety prosecution

Economy airline Flyglobespan is to be prosecuted after claims it breached strict safety rules.The Edinburgh-based firm is accused of allowing a flight from Liverpool to New York to take off when engine sensors were not working.The decision to prosecute was made by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).