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Korea’s sex trade in legal limbo

By Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:16PM UTC Comments Off South Korean police officers patrol a red-light district in Seoul. Pic: AP.

Constitutional Court to decide if it’s okay to pay for sex, writes David Slatter Consider this conundrum: The sex trade is illegal, but are voluntary sexual relations that are then followed by money illegal? That’s the question facing South Korea’s Constitutional Court, and it’s one that highlights the grey areas that are still common in...

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