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  • Thai teen prosecuted for insulting monarchy

    Thai teen prosecuted for insulting monarchy

    The government's actions violate Thailand's obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which ensures children's rights to participate in peaceful protests and to express their opinions.

    May 27, 2021
  • Uniform Criminal Code

    Uniform Criminal Code

    Recently, there has been a spate of legislation prescribing harsh sentences for what are at best moral wrongs. Thus we have the amended Gujarat Prohibition Act which provides a 10-year jail term for consuming liquor within the state of Gujarat. The more stringent Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 prescribes a life in prison for...

    December 11, 2017