In when she was 9, the sexual abuse stopped and her uncle was arrested and imprisoned, but for more than a decade photos of the little girl have circulated on the Internet in some of the most widely distributed child pornography of all time -- "the Misty series. But not every jurisdiction agrees with the heavy court-ordered payments for those who view such images. Some judges have said restitution goes too far in punishing pedophiles whose only crime is to view photos, but Amy's lawyer, James Marsh , disagrees, saying the brutality in the "secret society" of child pornography requires tough measures. Marsh is now seeking restitution in cases that involve photos of Amy, through automated filings to the United States attorneys handling the cases. In , Marsh helped update a federal law that gives victims the right to sue anyone who produces, distributes or possess their child sex abuse images. So-called " Masha's Law " came out of a case of a Russian orphan girl, known as Masha Allen , who was targeted by a sophisticated child pedophile network. Her American adoptive father raped and sexually abused her for six years and distributed hundreds of images on the Internet. At the time, Marsh testified in Congress that social networking sites like MySpace and YouTube, as well as camera-enabled cell phones have "enabled and facilitated" child trafficking and the commercialization and distribution of child pornography.
A year-old girl will need to use a colostomy bag for the rest of her life after suffering severe injuries while attempting group anal sex. The teenager's debilitating experience is just one of many detailed by experts and educators who say young women are suffering at the hands of their porn-addicted boyfriends. Teen boys and men are developing dangerous attitudes towards sex as a result of their compulsive consumption of hardcore and violent online pornography, experts have warned.
A female juror looked to the ceiling, brought a tissue to her face and wiped tears from her eyes. She couldn't bear to look at the injuries sustained by a 5-year-old girl abducted last year from her elementary school and raped with a sharp object. The evidence was so disturbing that Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Minehart asked the public to leave the room. The images were shown Tuesday as part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's case against year-old Christina Regusters. The woman, who allegedly committed the depraved acts on the girl over a 19 hour long period last January, stands as the only person charged in the case.
The massage parlor is already swallowing clients through its dark doorway; cheap perfume hangs in the air. The Home of Body Building exudes a sour sweat from the hall where older men are eyeing prancing young boys. But in a nearby shelter for former prostitutes the scene is demure, as girls settle down for group therapy.