Friday 19th of April 2019

Current Affairs

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Friday, 05 April 2019
General news
Argentina

En medio de la polémica por el pedido de la baja en la edad de imputabilidad, las Comisiones de Planeamiento Urbano y de Presupuesto participaron de una reunión informativa sobre el proyecto de ley enviado por el jefe de Gobierno, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, que propicia incorporar a los tipos de uso del Código Urbanístico el Centro Modelo de Reeducación y Reinserción Socio Educativa.

Friday, 05 April 2019
General news
Zimbabwe

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court (Concourt) recently outlawed judicial corporal punishment, underling that it amounts to inhuman and degrading punishment, African Daily Voice has learnt.

According to The Herald, Chief Justice Luke Malaba, sitting with eight other judges of the apex court, ruled that such inhuman treatment had no place in a democratic society.

Friday, 05 April 2019
General news
United States

Legislation being considered in the Illinois House would raise the age for locking up children accused of a crime.

Children as young as 10 can be detained under current law. Some lawmakers want to raise that to age 13.

State Rep. Robyn Gabel, who sponsors the legislation, said even one day in detention can change the trajectory of a child's life.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
Colombia

La captura de un menor de 14 años por el asesinato de 2 personas en Medellín encendió las alarmas sobre este fenómeno. Penalistas dicen que hace falta una política de seguridad.

Según un reciente informe de la Policía, un total de 64 menores han sido aprehendidos por casos de homicidio en el país, en lo corrido del año.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
Colombia

En lo corrido del año, 64 menores han sido aprehendidos por homicidio, aseguró la Policía Nacional.

Según un informe de la Policía Nacional, los menores de entre 16 y 17 años son los que más delitos cometen en el país.

El informe indica que 2.694 casos de menores infractores son de personas que están entre estas edades.

Le siguen los menores de entre 14 y 15 años, con 920 casos.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
France

Frédérique Vidal, ministre de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation et Laurent Nuñez, Secrétaire d’Etat auprès du Ministre de l’Intérieur ont procédé à l’installation du Comité Scientifique de Prévention de la Radicalisation (COSPRAD).

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
France

Une convention de "justice restaurative" est signée ce mercredi à Amiens. Une grande première qui concernera tout le département de la Somme et qui mise sur le dialogue renoué entre les victimes et les auteurs condamnés.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
New Zealand

The New Zealand Māori Council wants to know why the number of Māori children and young people in state care continues to rise, despite attempted reform of the sector. Executive director Matthew Tukaki says Oranga Tamariki figures show in June 2017 61 percent of children in state care were Māori. 

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
General news
United States

There is finally a glimmer of bipartisan support in the Florida Legislature for meaningful, though modest, juvenile justice reform. Lawmakers should not let that ember of hope die out. The fact that Florida leads the nation in charging children and young teens as adults is outrageous. Legislation currently under consideration could help push back when prosecutors overreach.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
General news
United Kingdom

To send a child to prison is something that nobody wants to see done. It shows a failure of many parts of our societal infrastructure and everyone would agree that it should definitely be a last resort. Young Offenders Institutions (YOIs) must balance punishing a child for committing a crime with the need for rehabilitation and assisting the child to become a productive member of society who will not offend again on release.



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