I am dismayed and offended that you overlooked or avoided the circumstances of the under-12-year-old victims in this article. As much as half of Thailand’s sex tourism exploits preteen and preschool children.

Valerie Nielsen
Temecula, Calif.

Your article inaccurately states, “Thai Buddhists hold that each person’s soul inhabits many physical bodies over time….” Buddha has categorically stated that there is no soul, a concept called anatta in the ancient language in which Buddha’s teachings were recorded.

Kusum Perera
Albany, Calif.