French Senate: falsified testimony about prostitution
The proposed bill against the prostitution system, adopted by the National Assembly, has still not been put on the voting agenda of the French Senate. For the bill’s opponents, the ends justify the means.
On May 20, 2014, a Senate Special Commission heard Swedish police inspector Simon Häggström, attached to the Stockholm anti-prostitution squad and a crucial witness to evaluate the fifteen years of implementing the law punishing the buyers/prostitutors.
Zéromacho can demonstrate that the account given of his testimony has been shortened and falsified on several important points.
The three main arguments used to oppose the criminalization of “clients” are the following:
• prostituted persons will be endangered as the law will allegedly make matters even worse
• prostitution will be relocated to places outside cities or abroad
• it will be impossible to locate contravening “clients” or to prove their guilt.
Inspector Häggstöm however demonstrates that…
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