Philippines: Life sentence for Loli Manga.
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http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2009/11/20/philippines-life-sentence-for-loli-manga/
(link may contain some images that a faggot like you might not want to see)


The Philippines has based a draconian ban on child pornography which means a potential life sentence for possessing books, comics or artwork considered by authorities to depict a child involved in sexual activity.

Republic Act 9775, “the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009,” previously reported here, has now been signed into law, and its provisions seem to be far more severe and far-reaching than previously imagined.

Producing, distributing, “promoting” or possessing anything defined as child pornography attracts anything up to a life sentence and a fine of 5 million pesos ($110,000).

The ban sweepingly defines child pornography as “any representation, whether visual, audio, or written combination thereof, by electronic, mechanical, digital, optical, magnetic or any other means, or a child engaged or involved in real or simulated explicit sexual activities.”

Alongside actual pornography featuring underage participants (which was already illegal), the ban clearly makes no distinction between fictional and non-fictional material, prescribing the same extreme penalties for both.

With no clear definition of “explicit sexual activities,” it also seems authorities are free to apply their own standards of judgement.

The ban on textual and audio material would also appear to define even talking about child sexuality as child pornography, and undoubtedly bans a variety of literary works featuring underage sex.

Possessing Vladimir Nabokov’s literary classic Lolita, considered one of the best English novels of the twentieth century, would certainly seem to attract a possible life sentence under these provisions.

As is usual with such laws, those under 18 writing about or recording activities with other “children” also face the full weight of the law, so in theory a minor could be handed a life sentence for writing about having sex with their partner, although presumably in such cases judges might decide to be lenient.

Internet service providers, hosts and owners of business premises are also enjoined to monitor for and quickly report any offending activity.

One of the authors of the bill rejoices at her success:

“We used to be a haven for child pornography proliferators and foreign pedophiles, now our country is going to be a safe haven for children.”

Displaying its usual commitment to freedom of expression, the EU expressed its delight with the draconian bill through its ambassador:

“It is extremely a positive step forward to fight child pornography. We are pleased that the legislature passed the bill and the President signed it into a law on November 17.”

Unsurprising considering international pressure was one reason for the ban.

Leaving aside the issue of the poorly written nature of the law, actual enforcement of the law is unlikely to be very effective, as the Philippines is by any estimation a chaotic and corrupt nation unable to enforce its existing body of laws, let alone any new ones. However, this is in itself hardly reassuring…


So what if I draw a loli-looking character but her age is actually 20, surely this country is fucked up, pretty sure gonna leave as soon as I get enough money. Not like I'm a pedo.


I guess you get my point, amrite?
Posted 11/21/09 , edited 11/21/09
doesn't matter, i hate loli mangas or any form of loli porn and whatsoever. therefore, i don't care...

anyways does this cover relationships with individuals below legal age (18), media or materials that contains no sexual but intimate relationships of the same (characters that is believed or look like below the age of 18). if so i would be appalled, they might as well should ban viewing shoujo or shounen mangas or even animes containing fan service.

seriously ... what is this country turning into? believing in christian morality is one thing, but this, is an exaggeration already! damn hypocrites!!!!
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tama lang yan.
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Leaving aside the issue of the poorly written nature of the law, actual enforcement of the law is unlikely to be very effective, as the Philippines is by any estimation a chaotic and corrupt nation unable to enforce its existing body of laws, let alone any new ones. However, this is in itself hardly reassuring…


^ Sad but true.

Anyways, I'm not bothered by that R.A.
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Posted 12/28/09
wht can we do?? filpinos are known conservative you know...
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Posted 1/10/10
.., sus dapat i ban rin ni la KATORSE
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Posted 1/15/10 , edited 1/15/10
Haha... honga noh...

Pero what if ganito ichura nung katorse?

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mythrll wrote:

Haha... honga noh...

Pero what if ganito ichura nung katorse?



Ay nakakatakot! Haha!
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mythrll wrote:

Haha... honga noh...

Pero what if ganito ichura nung katorse?




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i think the law is just fine. please read the exact text, or at least section 3 (and take note of the definition of "explicit sexual activities"), so you won't get too stressed about your fave manga/anime getting banned.. i just checked it out.. under the law, a child refers to "a person below eighteen (18) years of age or over, but is unable to fully take care of himself/herself from abuse, neglect, cruelty, exploitation or discrimination because of a physical or mental disability or condition."

For the purpose of this Act, a child shall also refer to:

(1) a person regardless of age who is presented, depicted or portrayed as a child as defined herein; and

(2) computer-generated, digitally or manually crafted images or graphics of a person who is represented or who is made to appear to be a child as defined herein.

(b) "Child pornography" refers to any representation, whether visual, audio, or written combination thereof, by electronic, mechanical, digital, optical, magnetic or any other means, of child engaged or involved in real or simulated explicit sexual activities.


(c) "Explicit Sexual Activity" includes actual or simulated -

(1) As to form:

(i) sexual intercourse or lascivious act including, but not limited to, contact involving genital to genital, oral to genital, anal to genital, or oral to anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex;

(2) bestiality;

(3) masturbation;

(4) sadistic or masochistic abuse;

(5) lascivious exhibition of the genitals, buttocks, breasts, pubic area and/or anus; or

(6) use of any object or instrument for lascivious acts


from how i understand it, the law is just seeking to prevent the aforesaid explicit sexual activities from being shown, etc. under the dictionary, "explicit" means readily observable, or describing or portraying nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail.... the law is not sweepingly banning everything.. that's my opinion. anyway, there's nothing wrong in outlawing child pornography, right?

one more thing, the execution part in the philippines is not that good. just look at the traffic
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Best news I have heard all year
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Posted 12/21/10

mythrll wrote:

Haha... honga noh...

Pero what if ganito ichura nung katorse?



LOL.... this sure made my day today...
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Posted 4/21/11 , edited 4/21/11
This is a must, before something awful happens. Well, actually pedophilia exists in the Philippines. But not yet in an alarming rate like in Japan and the US. This is directed for us anime and manga aficionados, who could potentially be future rapists, stalkers and pedophiles.

I say, "Dapat Lang".

How would you react to news where little innocent girls are violated? They are as delicate as blossoming young flowers. Touching those small fragile flowers will affect their growth and may even die.

For once!!! this is a very good desicion made by the supreme court.

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