Under Pakistani law, there is no specific offence that criminalises
A petition signed by some one hundred deputies claim the removal of the phrases of "freedom of conscience", "criminalise
accusations of apostasy" of article 6 of the draft Constitution and adding "banning any infringement on sacred".
Nigeria's parliament on Thursday passed a bill which criminalises
same-sex marriages with prison terms of up to 14 years.
The World Medical Association deplores any attempt to criminalise
physicians who are pursuing their basic civil rights.
The head of the Arab League Nabil Elaraby calls for the international community to criminalise
blasphemy, warning that insults to religion pose a serious threat to global peace and security.
But homeless charity Crisis said the new law would criminalise
vulnerable people, leaving them in prison or facing a fine they cannot pay.
Some aspect of sex work is criminalised in 116 countries, while 79 countries criminalise
consensual same-sex sexual relations, including 85% of countries in eastern and southern Africa, 81% in the Middle East and North Africa, and 69% in the Caribbean.
Mr Carlin said the decision to criminalise
the drug taken earlier this week was "unduly based on media and political pressure".
Eric Carlin said the decision taken earlier this week to criminalise
the drug was "unduly based on media and political pressure".
During debate on Lords amendments to the Bill, shadowschools minister Nick Gibb said: "It is the fact that this Bill seeks to criminalise
young people that raises so many concerns.
THE Government was today accused of being too quick to criminalise
youngsters for petty offences.
MPs were trying to put through a law that would criminalise
Labour MP Dr Brian Iddon - who is chairman of the all-party Drugs Misuse Group - said: "It doesn't make sense to criminalise
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): The Triple Talaq Bill, seeking to criminalise
the practice of instant divorce among Muslims will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
On the bill to criminalise
estimated billings, it disclosed that the DisCos are making huge investments in providing meters for their customers and cutting down estimations.