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On September 16 2019, former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah was detained for 12 hours under the State’s Public safety act. The act was brought to prevent timber smuggling. This allows the state government to detain a person up to 2 years without any trial. It was brought by Sheik Abdullah (Farooq Abdullah’s father) in 1978. ..
Topics: All Parties Hurriyat Conference • Arrest • Crime • Criminal law • Detention • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir separatist movement • Kashmiri people • Law enforcement • Masarat Alam Bhat • PSA • Punishments
Brunei is to introduce new Islamic law that would make Gay sex an offence, punishable stoning to death. The law comes to force from April 3 2019. It has received international condemnation. Under the law, the individuals can be convicted if they confess or witnessed of committing the act by 4 witnesses. Such persons are ..