CHR to gov’t: Address conditions pushing children to commit crimes
“We urge the government to address conditions that push children to such circumstances, rather than placing the burden on a child for the failures of institutions meant to protect them,” CHR Spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said in a statement on Monday, January 21.
The House committee on justice approved a bill that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 9 years old.
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