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K-pop band detained at LA airport ‘on suspicion of being sex workers’

Agen Sabung Ayam

Posted December 11, 2015 21:35:15

All 8 members of a new female K-pop girl band, travelling for an album protect shoot in the United States, have been detained at Los Angeles airport on suspicion that they may possibly be intercourse staff, their agency states.

The eight member band, Oh My Girl, were held for fifteen several hours on Thursday prior to becoming released, soon after which they flew back again to South Korea.

Their company WM Entertainment introduced a statement saying the LA immigration authorities experienced gone by means of the band’s costumes and props.

“Then, possibly simply because of their youthful age, they seem to be to have mistaken them as sexual intercourse staff,” the statement stated, with out elaborating.

The agency explained it was taking lawful guidance in the United States as to whether or not the band’s detention was lawful.

There may also have been an situation with the sort of visa the band users had been keeping, as they were also booked to execute at a gala event in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Oh My Female was only shaped in March this calendar year and unveiled its debut solitary in April.

South Korea’s K-pop scene, which has been exported with tremendous accomplishment throughout Asia and beyond, is dominated by young female and boy bands whose users are at times as young as 13 or fourteen several years outdated.

In 2012, the South Korean authorities took actions to control more than-sexualised performances, threatening to slap R-scores on films, audio videos and Television set shows that positioned an exaggerated sexual emphasis on youthful singers and bands they characteristic.

AFP

Subject areas: tunes, entire world-politics, police, sexual-offences, united-states, korea-republic-of


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Belgium charges two on suspicion of links to Paris attacks

Agen Sabung Ayam

Posted December 04, 2015 00:29:eighteen

Belgium has charged two new suspects in relationship with the Paris massacre previous month, prosecutors say, bringing to eight the quantity of men and women it is keeping in excess of the attacks.

“Two other suspects have been charged … in the framework of the Paris assaults,” a spokesman for the prosecutor’s business office stated, confirming reports that the two experienced been arrested on Sunday.

Flemish public television VRT stated one particular of the suspects knew Bilal Hadfi, 1 of the suicide bombers who blew himself up at the French nationwide stadium north of Paris.

The suspect, a twenty-12 months-outdated Frenchman, was held for questioning at Zaventem airport, northwest of Brussels, as he well prepared to board a flight to Morocco, the broadcaster said.

The 2nd suspect, a 28-year-previous Belgian, was arrested in the Brussels district of Molenbeek — where several of the Paris attackers resided, including suspected ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud who was killed in a raid by French police.

Given that the investigation opened, six other suspects have been charged in connection with the November 13 assaults that left one hundred thirty folks useless at the stadium, in a live performance corridor as properly as dining places and cafes throughout Paris.

Among people held are Mohammed Amri and Hamza Attou who are suspected of having introduced back again to Brussels Salah Abdeslam, who investigators believe performed a crucial logistical function in the massacre.

One more of these billed, Ali Oulkadi, allegedly drove the important suspects all around the Belgian cash although traces of blood and two handguns were found within a automobile of a fourth suspect, Lazez Abraimi.

The identity of the fifth suspect has not been uncovered but Belgian media said it is Abdeilah Chouaa, whose url with the attacks stays unknown.

Belgian media have named the sixth suspect as Mohamed Bakkali, who is considered to be the owner of a house in the southern town of Auvelais that experienced served as a hideout right up until it was raided on November 26.

He was charged the pursuing working day “with terrorist murder and with collaborating in the actions of a terrorist team”.

On Thursday, the police unveiled two other men and women who had been questioned as witnesses pursuing raids in Brussels.

AFP

Matters: federal government-and-politics, unrest-conflict-and-war, terrorism, belgium, france


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