Firstly we must not criminalise
these young men," he said.
Shona Robison made the claim to Holyrood's Justice Committee, who are considering backing Westminster legislation which will criminalise
the use of violence, threats or any coercion to force someone into a marriage.
BRUSSELS, June 2 (KUNA) -- EU High Representative Catherine Ashton Sunday expressed concern that Nigerian law makers have voted to accept a bill that would criminalise
same sex marriage.
WMA slams proposal to criminalise
health work protests
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