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By Ivan Simonovic On Tuesday, 6 June 1995, over a year after electing the late Nelson Mandela as its President, South Africa ended the use of the death penalty, with a ruling of its constitutional court. Mandela’s personal involvement in this outcome was significant: five years earlier, freshly out of prison, he had successfully pressed …
Article 143 of the Code of Criminal Procedures states that the period of pre-trial detention during preliminary investigations cannot exceed the third of the maximum penalty for the crime committed
Detained man was allegedly beaten to death in police station
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The rejected recommendations dealt a range of issues such as death penalty, torture, Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, detention facilities, military courts and protest law.
Kenyan and Tanzanian ports are the “primary gateway” for ivory smuggled to Asia, where demand is fuelled by increasingly affluent markets, especially in China, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warns.
Children’s rights organisation describes calls made by state-affiliated NCCM as “irresponsible”
Cabinet had recently approved harsher penalties for flag desecration
By Dr Cesar Chelala The conviction of four men in India, accused of gang rape and the murder of a young Indian woman was widely celebrated throughout the country. Although the conviction is seen as a just and necessary punishment of the young rapists, many women are sceptical that it will lead to a new era in …
Verdict comes amid rising trend of cases filed for contempt of religion
Qena governorate announced the issuance of a penalty on wasting drinking water