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Death Penalty Crimes to Be Further Reduced (September 22, 2015) by Laney Zhang

On August 29, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: China

First Woman Convicted Under Revenge Porn Law Receives Suspended Sentence (September 14, 2015) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The first female prosecuted under England's recently enacted "revenge porn law," a law introduced to punish ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Pornography
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Four Bloggers Killed Since February (September 09, 2015) by Shameema Rahman

In less than eight months, four bloggers who were considered to be non-religious in their writings ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Danish National Sentenced in Lebanon for Joining ISIS (September 09, 2015) by Constance Johnson

A court in Lebanon has sentenced a Danish national to three years of imprisonment for fighting ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International affairs; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Denmark; Lebanon

Higher Penalties for Rape and Other Violent Crimes Contemplated (August 19, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The new Danish Minister of Justice, Søren Pind, supports increasing the penalties for rape and other ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Proposal to Resurrect Law Against Insulting President (August 14, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has recently proposed reviving a provision that criminalizes insulting the president. ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Executive powers; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

New Criminal Court Division for Human Trafficking Cases (August 12, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

According to Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, a new criminal court division to handle human ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Human trafficking; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Proposal to Jail Landlords Who Rent to Illegal Immigrants (August 12, 2015) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The government of the United Kingdom has recently proposed measures that would create new offenses applicable ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; Real estate
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Anti-Corruption Law Penalties Extended to Foreigners (August 07, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Amendments to Thailand's Anti-Corruption Act took effect on July 9, 2015, upon their publication in the ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Corruption; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Law Forbidding Pardons of Crimes Against Humanity (August 07, 2015) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On July 1, 2015, Argentina's Senate passed legislation that forbids pardons, amnesties, and the commutations of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Genocide; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Argentina

Mandatory Video Surveillance Introduced in Public Places (August 03, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On May 18, 2015, the President of Kyrgyzstan signed into law the Outdoor Video Surveillance ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; National security; Police power; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

Supreme Court Approves Harsher Sentencing for Stealing Smart Phones (July 31, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On July 14, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, rejected an appeal of a ...

Topic: Cell phones; Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against property; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Israel

New State Law Punishes Manufacture, Transport, and Marketing of Toy Firearm Replicas (July 29, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On July 27, 2015, legal amendments entered into force in the State of Rio de Janeiro ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Weapons
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Legislation on Compensation for Emotional Distress (July 29, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The Netherlands Minister for Security and Justice has submitted draft legislation to the Dutch House of ...

Topic: Administrative remedies; Civil liability; Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Torts
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Killing of a Police Officer Now Considered a Heinous Crime (July 16, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

A new law promulgated on July 7, 2015, by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef amends the Penal ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Law enforcement officers
Jurisdiction: Brazil

First Attempt to Revoke Canadian Citizenship Under New Citizenship Act (July 15, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is moving ahead to revoke the citizenship of a Canadian ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Crime and law enforcement; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

Update: Supreme Court Increases Jail Sentence for Kaupthing Bank Director and Shareholder (July 02, 2015) by Luis Acosta

On February 12, 2015, the Icelandic Supreme Court decided the Al-Thani Case, in which the Chief ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Receives Royal Assent (June 30, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 18, 2015, the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act received Royal Assent, the necessary ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Canada

Cairo Court of Appeal Sentences Former President Morsi to Death (June 18, 2015) by George Sadek

On June 16, 2015, the Criminal Chamber of the Cairo Court of Appeal found former President ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Supreme Court Affirms Pre-Trial Detention of Julian Assange (June 15, 2015) by Luis Acosta

On May 11, 2015, the Swedish Supreme Court affirmed the Appeals Court decision to continue to ...

Topic: Civil code; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure; Extradition; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Sweden

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Last updated: September 22, 2015