juvenile corporal punishment

Zim judges may no longer sentence young male offenders to be caned: constitutional court

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The landmark decision by Zimbabwe’s constitutional court, delivered this week, had the unanimous agreement of the entire bench.

At issue was an earlier decision by high court judge Esther Muremba, delivered in January 2015, in which she found that court-imposed corporal punishment on male juvenile offenders was not constitutional.

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