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Prime Minister announced the repeal of the controversial ISA in his Malaysia Day speech last year. Others were even more sceptical when he said that the Government would replace it with new laws more in keeping with the principles of human rights...
Keeping in mind the Supreme Court's concerns, the Centre has initiated a move to amend the Indian Penal Code to provide for more stringent punishment to those inflicting deaths in road rage and accidents. The court recently expressed displeasure at
Paramedics and firefighters tending to victims in the aftermath of the bomb blast in Norway that killed eight people. A further 69 died on the island of Utoya Photograph: Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images The public prosecutors of Oslo hereby indict
PhilippinesA lawmaker wants stiff penalties against those who prevent witnesses from testifying and for persons who refuse to appear before hearings at the House of Representatives. House Bill 5817 author Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay
A couple was charged at a Magistrates court here Friday with the murder of a housemaid from Cambodia between Jan 1 and April this year.
The National Assembly yesterday passed key amendments to the penal code to considerably cut detention periods of suspects by police and the public prosecution amid sharp criticism of police behaviour towards detainees. The new law, passed in the
In the draft penal code, article 165 absolves criminal liability for a woman who aborts her pregnancy and a medical doctor who helps a woman to abort provided that four particular conditions are met. The conditions include; when a woman is pregnant
was executed after being sentenced to death by the Permanent Military Court in Gaza in accordance with Article number 131 of the Revolutionary Penal Code of 1979, in addition to being convicted of second degree murder in accordance with article
Revise Laws That Set Prison Terms for 'Offending Public Morals' 6 April 2012 press release The seven-year prison terms handed down on March 28, 2012 to two Tunisians for publishing writings perceived as offensive to Islam are examples of the need to
But deputies of the ruling Frelimo Party said the bill was so badly drafted that they had no option but to abstain. Introducing the bill, Renamo deputy Jose Palaco said it would fill gaps pointed out by the Attorney-General, Augusto Paulino, when he