“An orphanage in Lucena City, Sankey Samaritan Mission for Poor Children and Youth , was raided by the NBI and an American , Tom Randall and orphanage manager Toto Luchavez and his son Jake Luchavez were imprisoned and are incurred with trafficking and child exploit based upon compelling testimony of some of the 31 victims. The claim that generated international response yielded that in fact some relations and parents of the children sanctioned them to be trained to perform so that they can earn a living. The children are swayed that it is just play and fun, however this is drastically demoralizing to children . Besides the criminals doing this use the web cam sessions to make child pornography which they then convey across the Internet for money that pedophiles will to pay for it. It is clear also that web can crime against children is a warm up for sexual assault. The pedophiles soon get so stimulated they will abuse children in their own locale. It is anticipated that thousands of children are exploited in this way.”
The Philippines has rapidly become a key hub of the billion-dollar global child cybersex industry, with operators aided by widespread poverty and legal loopholes that allow them to remain anonymous. Paying subscribers anywhere in the world can log in to sites operated from Manila and across the archipelago that stream the abuse of Filipino children on the Internet.
Anti-Child Pornography Act
RA no. 9775 Section 4: Unlawful or Prohibited Acts. It shall be unlawful for any person: (b) To produce, direct, manufacture or create any form of child pornography; (c) To publish offer, transmit, sell, distribute, broadcast, advertise, promote, export or import any form of child pornography; (d) To possess any form of child pornography with the intent to sell, distribute, publish, or broadcast: Provided. That possession of three (3) or more articles of child pornography of the same form shall be prima facie evidence of the intent to sell,...
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