Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Sending e-mail to minor enough for prosecution for sexual abuse

Authorities will be able to prosecute adults for intending to engage in the sexual abuse of children under the age of 15 and the production of child pornography merely for sending an e-mail to a child with a request for a meeting in person, the TASR newswire wrote on February 24.

Authorities will be able to prosecute adults for intending to engage in the sexual abuse of children under the age of 15 and the production of child pornography merely for sending an e-mail to a child with a request for a meeting in person, the TASR newswire wrote on February 24.

According to a bill approved by the government this week, such people could face up to three years in prison if convicted. The amendment to the Penal Code, which implements a relevant European directive from 2011, should come into effect as of June.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

Illustrative stock photo