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Stop the arrests during the Olympics

To answer the panic around the Olympics and the increase in police raids against sex workers, (already reported in East London boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets), a campaign has been launched to demand a moratorium and an end of … Continue reading

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Victory for Sheila Farmer

Statement from the English Collective of Prostitutes: PROSECUTION DROPPED AGAINST SEX WORKER FOR LACK OF EVIDENCE Sheila Farmer, a sex worker who worked with other women from premises for safety had charges of brothel-keeping dismissed today in Croydon Crown Court. … Continue reading

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France should not criminalise my clients

On the 6th December, the French Parliament will discuss a resolution re-affirming the abolitionist position of the country. If passed, this will lead to a new Bill for the criminalisation of our clients. Criminalisation doesn’t stop us working but worsens … Continue reading

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Trafficking figures in Germany

Thanks to the German forum on line http://www.sexworker.at/ which has done this graphic with the figures from the Federal German police about trafficking and pimping in this country. These figures represent the number of people who have been identified by the … Continue reading

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IUSW fired me

membership of IUSW activist group 09/19/11 11:09 PM   “IU SW” To: zezetta.star@gmx.com   Dear Thierry   With great regret, the International Union of Sex Workers’ Committee is writing to inform you of your suspension from the IUSW activist group … Continue reading

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Where is the evidence?

Some argued in a previous Morning Star article[1] against our labour rights, considering that we are not workers, but as Fiona McTaggart MP puts it: “bodies used as commodities” or, according to Heather Harvey from Eaves, that we campaign: “for … Continue reading

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