Sex Tourists: Tracking the Paedophiles

Every year, thousands of men travel abroad to have sex with children.

Cambodia is a top destination for these ’tourists’. It used to be very easy to buy a child for just a few dollars. But Thierry Darnaudet, decided to fight against this. He created an NGO composed of 50 Cambodian detectives, to hunt down these paedophiles and arrest them in the act. Darnaudet’s network has engineered the arrest of more than 100 offenders.

But it’s a never ending battle. To avoid being arrested, some paedophiles in Asia are now ’adopting’ young children to abuse. In a shocking interview, one paedophile admits to having a ’love affair’ with an eight year old girl he paid $500 to adopt. Another known paedophile has adopted two young boys.

And as soon as the law starts closing in on them in one country, the paedophiles move onto another. The latest destination is Kenya. Kenya has become the new El Dorado for sexual predators. We investigate.


  • Year: 2010
  • Duration: 49 mins
  • Production: Sable Rouge & 2P2L
  • Director: Hervé Bouchaud & Stéphane Rodrigue
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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