Tag Archives: child abuse
Stop Child Labour by Thanos Kalamidas
We have created stereotypes and prejudices even when it comes to child labour, conveniently putting them working in far away Asian countries and questionable African states. We conveniently miss the child next door, yes in our wonderful world.
Child Labour in …pictures by Thanos Kalamidas
Sometimes the picture is more dramatic than …million of words. In the case of Child labour pictures can be …traumatic!
“The Inner Works of Strahan” by David Barger
“Poetry is not a civilizer, rather the reverse, for great poetry appeals to the most primitive instincts.” – Robinson Jeffers
Greek report by Euro Reporter
The Euro-reporter travels today to Greece with news for the Acropolis museum and immigrants issues
The children, aged 12 and 13, were sent to the clinic by their parents, who said they could not carry out normal activities without their handsets. They were doing badly at school and lying to relatives in order to get money to spend on their phones. They have been learning to cope without their phones for three months.
Dr Maite Utges, who runs the Child and Youth Mental Health Centre in Lleida, near Barcelona in north-eastern Spain, said it was the first time the clinic had treated children who were dependent on their mobile phones. “They both showed disturbed behavior and this exhibited itself in failure at school. They both had serious difficulties leading normal lives,” she was quoted in Spanish papers as saying.
So among others mobile telephone companies connect people with their …alternative world!!!
The arrests, which include a policeman and several teachers, followed a six-month investigation by police into pedophile communities online. The probe was launched after 99 explicit pictures were posted by a hacker on a respected European website.
Over 76 hours, the site had 12 million hits from 150,000 users in 170 nations. More than 2,800 internet protocol (IP) addresses were traced back to Australia and then identified by police.
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