By Maximilian Popp in Racsa, Romania
The roots of the scandal leading to the resignation of German parliamentarian Sebastian Edathy lie in Romania. In the village of Racsa, boys were filmed naked and the footage sold onward. The shame still haunts them.
Quote: Adrian P. was a child when Markus R. filmed him naked. “My friends and I saw it as a game. Markus promised us that he wouldn’t show anyone the films, and he told us not tell anyone about them. Not even our parents,” says Adrian P., who is now 19.