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  • Child rights activists oppose death penalty for rape of minors 21 Apr 2018 13:25 The Economic Times Even as a number of leaders have advocated death penalty for rape of girls aged below 12, child rights activists across the country have come out against the government's decision to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act …
  • India govt approves death sentence for child rapists 21 Apr 2018 13:25 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 08:43 EDT, 21 April 2018 | Updated: 08:43 EDT, 21 April 2018 India's government on Saturday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a series of other horrific sexual …
  • India seeks death penalty child rape convictions 21 Apr 2018 13:18 Calgary Herald Published on: April 21, 2018 | Last Updated: April 21, 2018 7:12 AM MDT FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in …
  • India clears ordinance to introduce death penalty for child rapists 21 Apr 2018 13:04 Daily Star Official sources said that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act to introduce a new …
  • Government ordinance on death for child rapists despite a negative recommendation by Verma committee 21 Apr 2018 12:51 The New Indian Express NEW DELHI: The government has brought an ordinance to recommend death penalty for child rapists despite of the fact that Justice J S Verma committee, in 2013, had opposed capital punishment in even rarest of the rare rape cases. Following the brutal gang …
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  • India poised to introduce death penalty for child rapists 21 Apr 2018 12:44 Guardian Weekly The Indian government has moved to impose the death penalty for people convicted of raping a child under the age of 12 to combat a rise in crimes involving sexual violence. An ordinance was approved by prime minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet and sent to …
  • Death penalty for child rape in India 21 Apr 2018 11:55 The Australian India's cabinet has approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases. The executive order, or ordinance …
  • Child rape death penalty sought in India 21 Apr 2018 11:21 Mercury India's government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. The Press Trust of India news agency reported on Saturday that the ordinance is being …
  • India approves death penalty for child rapists 21 Apr 2018 10:08 Reuters MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s cabinet on Saturday approved the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years amid outrage in the country after a string of horrific cases of sexual violence. FILE PHOTO - Supporters of India's …