Amazon Pulls Child Sex Dolls Following Complaints

Amazon UK has pulled child sex dolls from their online storefront after widespread complaints from a watchdog group and others in Britain over concerns that pedophiles may use them as a “gateway doll” which would lead to the sexual abuse of children.

Over a dozen child sex dolls were removed in all, having been listed by third-party sellers.

“All Marketplace sellers must follow our selling guidelines and those who don’t will be subject to action including potential removal of their account,” said an Amazon spokesman in a statement. “The products in question are no longer available.”

Amazon does not sell the products itself but instead receives money from the sellers.

Dolls found on the website were typically three or four feet tall with waist sizes around 16 inches (41cm).

In the accompanying pictures they were placed in sexual poses with descriptions such as “Mannequin Sexy” and “100% mimics girl’s body”.

Several dolls were described as coming with “sexy lingerie”.

A couple from Durham were horrified to find that a child sex doll came up in the results for their online search for sex toys.

“We felt disgusted and we straight away reported it to Amazon,” they told the BBC.

Twenty four hours later the couple had received no response from the retailer. -BBC

UK authorities want to know how the dolls were allowed on Amazon’s platform in the first place.

England’s Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, said that Amazon needs to explain what happened (Too bad the Children’s Commissioner wasn’t around during Jimmy Savile’s reign of pedophilic terror, or while former PM Sir Edward Heath was abusing children for decades, – which we’re isn’t going on today of course).

Last year, a judge at Canterbury Crown Court dismissed ex-primary school governor David Turner’s argument that a child sex doll he imported was not obscene. Turner, a former churchwarden, pleaded guilty last July to importing the child sex doll.

Responding to a BBC investigation, Anne Longfield, England Children’s Commissioner, said: “These dolls are disgusting and are clearly meant to look like children.

“Not only do I, as Children’s Commissioner, but the wider public also, have a right to expect a huge company like Amazon, to not only remove these products from their platform, but to explain why they are on there in the first place and ensure they can’t just be reloaded having been taken down.”

“Such dolls are clearly built for one purpose …read more

Source:: Zerohedge.com

      

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