Newry MLA Liz Kimmins welcomes new laws to criminalise cyberflashing | Newry Times

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022
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Newry Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has welcomed Assembly support for a new cyberflashing offence to criminalise the sending of unwanted sexual images.


Kimmins welcomes new laws to criminalise cyberflashing | Newry Times - newry court news today


The Newry and Armagh MLA comments, “I welcome the introduction of a new offence of cyber-flashing which outlaws sending unsolicited or unwanted sexual images either online or in public.



“Whether it’s sending these images to a stranger’s phone on public transport, or sending pictures to people online, this disgusting behaviour must be tackled.

“Criminalising this behaviour sends out a strong message that it cannot and will not be tolerated.

She adds, “I’m very pleased to see it passed today.”






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