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Criminalizing racism should not even be a question.
Criminalized Beyond Drugs": The jurisdiction has enacted laws criminalizing the offense of money laundering related to crimes other than those related to the drug trade.
The argument is that laws criminalizing a population like the gay community push them underground, reducing their demand for HIV-AIDS prevention and treatment services which increases risks and enables the spread of the virus.
He said the bill would complement a law criminalizing domestic violence recently passed by Parliament, and was upbeat that lawmakers would support his proposal.
When in January 2012 the French Parliament circulated a draft bill criminalizing the Armenian Genocide denial, the law
Summary: The secretary general of Algeria's National Organization of Mujahideen, or veterans of the independence war, on Tuesday asked the new parliament to adopt a law criminalizing French colonialism.
The question of whether Congress should be in the business of criminalizing lies, even those in which people fraudulently claim to have performed heroic acts in uniform, comes before the U.
Tahsin Burcuoglu held talks with executives in the Turkish capital of Ankara after the lower house of the French Parliament adopted a resolution criminalizing denial of Armenian allegations regarding the incidents of 1915.
Specifically, he analyzes which particular kinds of weapons and means of warfare are criminalized by means of Article 8 (2) of the Statute and carries out a comparative examination of these provisions of the Rome Statute with the provisions criminalizing particular weapons in the code implementing the Rome Statute in Germany, the Code of Crimes against International Law.
government to introduce a new law for criminalizing French colonial practices
Summary: Riyadh, May 21, SPA -- Special Envoy of Russia&'s President to the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Sultanov hailed the fatwa (religious edict) issued by Saudi Arabia&'s Senior Scholars&' Commission on criminalizing terrorism financing.
In June 2008, the NCCM proposed a new child law to the People's Assembly that included a clause to be added to Article 7, criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation procedures and setting a prison sentence of three months to two years or a fine ranging between LE 1,000- and 5,000.