A Danish man is charged with ordering the sexual abuse of 346 children he never met, in a country he never visited. We visited the Philippines and met some of the children that are victims of a new type of crime. A monster conceived by the digital era.

By Ida Nyegård Espersen

This article was published in cooperation with European Press Prize.

The sight of these sandals. Two pink leather sandals with a small metal buckle on the sill. In size two years. They lie on the ground in the afternoon sun quite undramatically like sandals and dead things do. But they lie there, because a two-year-old girl has suffered, because a man in an entirely different country caused her suffering, when he was sitting in front of his computer, perhaps unaware that he was about to destroy a child.