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Interview on ABC Darwin
Waging war on the child sex trade.
By Kate O'Toole and Miranda Tetlow
John Curtis is the President of The Grey Man, an organisation which is dedicated to eradicate child sexual exploitation.
You can listen to John's Darwin interview here
The Grey Man interviewed on Sky News
Mia spoke to ‘John Curtis’ from The Grey Man, an organisation dedicated to eradicating the trafficking and exploitation of children. Watch the full interview here. John has also written, The Grey Man, which documents his personal story, from his restless early life to his military career. This is the fascinating story of how John came to be involved in combating one of the world’s great evils, and how one man’s vision can truly save lives. You can buy his book here- it’s a brilliant read.
Good Weekend Magazine
Sydney Morning Herald journalist Greg Bearup
reports on a recent grey Man operation plus an interview with Grey Man founder John Curtis.
"If they are in a lock-up brothel, then just having freedom is a good option. we are not looking for moral ambiguity, we are looking for bad shit."
Read the full report here in an article called: KNIGHTS OF THE TWILIGHT ZONE
Grey Man Interview on ABC radio national 'Life Matters' program
The Grey Man founder John Curtis interviewed by Richard Aedy
What did you do on your holidays? Lie on a beach, take an overseas trip or visit your family?
How about travelling to south-east Asia to rescue child sex workers, some of whom were most likely trafficked by their parents?
No it isn't a common way to spend your break, but it is what some members of the charity organisation The Grey Man are committed to. They go undercover to help rescue individuals and it is controversial and risky business.
The Grey Man interviewed in Newspaper
The Grey Man founder John Curtis interviewed by City News (Quest).
The article gives a great overview of the Grey Man operations.
Click on the photo above to download a .pdf of the whole article.
A covert Grey Man special operative, helps to rescue kidnapped kids out of slavery - listen to the interview with Karl Thornton on Melbourne radio.
Listen to the interview here
Karl worked on an operation with Grey Man in Thailand to rescue girls from a western bar. His organisation 538 is a bodyguard company and Karl through 538 now handles the unarmed combat training for The Grey Man. His 'armchair warrior' programme through 538 allows individuals and corporations to fund the cost of training and deployment of a Grey Man operative.
Self-defence school helps nab sex offenders in Thailand
Karl from MDTA worked on an operation with The Grey Man in Thailand to rescue girls from a western bar. Karl through MDTA now handles the unarmed combat training for The Grey Man. His 'armchair warrior' programme through MDTA allows individuals and corporations to fund the cost of training and deployment of a Grey Man operative.
Students walk for The Grey Man
4 January 2011
Grey Man Intelligence Coup
Due to a recent meeting between Grey Man, a Thai government organisation and two NGO's we will soon have access to intelligence files that will allow us to pursue traffickers in five countries bordering Thailand. We have also been asked to handle rescues for these organisations.
Changing Nature of Trafficking
Our opposition is getting smarter. In the past year our operatives have noticed that the situation has changed and it has been getting harder to find children in the traditional venues. Brothel owners are tending now to use photos of sex workers and allowing customers to order from digital photos on mobiles and have the sex workers delivered by motorbike to a buyer's hotel room. Much like a pizza delivery. This is partly due to the fact that there has been a Thai police crackdown in some areas but also because the traffickers are now more wary of Europeans who ask for young children.
However The Grey Man has increased its use of Thai personnel and has also been active in following the new routes that traffickers use. Instead of the traditional brothels, children are ending up in Karaoke bars and other places but are only provided to customers once the owner trusts the buyer. This makes our job harder but we are on top of it and should see some good results over the next few months
ABC Radio Interview June 2009
Joe Clancy ABC Radio Interview with Carol Duncan - The Grey Man. Joe volunteers for The Grey Man, which targets child-trafficking cartels in Thailand. Click here to listen to interview.