Sep 13, 2017

'The power of mothers'

When a group of Indonesian mothers sharing pictures of their children stumbled upon news of an online paedophile group earlier this year, they decided to infiltrate it to expose those behind it. One day in March she stumbled across a blog about a group that shares child abuse pictures. Mrs Simorangkir, 29, warned her friends immediately and they decided to find out more by joining the group - which the BBC is not naming. What Mrs Simorangkir and many internet users have done, by infiltrating the paedophile group, is dangerous because they are exposing their own identities, activists say. Her four-hour experience in the paedophile group makes her more afraid of the people around her family, but it also "Opened my eyes to be more careful and teach my children about their private parts".

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Facebook by viewing their customer service contacts.