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The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404150_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Senate Committees Approve Draft Legislation to Protect Children http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404144_text Children's rights; Crimes against children; Sex offenses; Telecommunications - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404144_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Possible Amendment of IT Law to Address Cybercrimes Against Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404107_text Commodities markets; Crimes against children; Crimes against women; Cybercrime; Information technology - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404107_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Possession of Child Pornography Finally Punishable http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404088_text Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Pornography; Sex offenses - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).)... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404088_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: No Pedophiles Allowed in Brazil http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404002_text Child abuse; Crimes against children; Sex offenses - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404002_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Plan to Revise Law on Child Protection http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403992_text Child abuse; Children's rights; Crimes against children - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403992_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Sexual Exploitation of Children Now a Heinous Crime http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403986_text Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of children and adolescents a heinous crime. The legislation will be sent to President Dilma Roussef for her signature. (Press Release,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403986_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Government Discusses How to Deal with "Revenge Porn" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403765_text Crime victims; Crimes against children; Internet; Pornography - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of children and adolescents a heinous crime. The legislation will be sent to President Dilma Roussef for her signature. (Press Release, In early October 2013, an 18 year-old Japanese high school girl was killed by her ex-boyfriend. The case became national news in Japan. An aspect of the case that was considered particularly disturbing was the fact... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403765_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401804_text Crimes against children - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of children and adolescents a heinous crime. The legislation will be sent to President Dilma Roussef for her signature. (Press Release, In early October 2013, an 18 year-old Japanese high school girl was killed by her ex-boyfriend. The case became national news in Japan. An aspect of the case that was considered particularly disturbing was the fact "Japan is one of the world's biggest suppliers of child pornography and the second biggest consumer after the U.S." (Justin McCurry, Japan to Outlaw Possession of Child Porn, GUARDIAN, Mar. 10, 2008, available at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/mar/10/japan.)... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401804_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Child Pornography to Be Criminalized http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540478_text Crimes against children - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of children and adolescents a heinous crime. The legislation will be sent to President Dilma Roussef for her signature. (Press Release, In early October 2013, an 18 year-old Japanese high school girl was killed by her ex-boyfriend. The case became national news in Japan. An aspect of the case that was considered particularly disturbing was the fact "Japan is one of the world's biggest suppliers of child pornography and the second biggest consumer after the U.S." (Justin McCurry, Japan to Outlaw Possession of Child Porn, GUARDIAN, Mar. 10, 2008, available at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/mar/10/japan.) On May 21, 2008, the Commission of the Constitution, Justice, and Citizenship of the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that criminalizes the production, publication, and sale, including on the Internet, of images... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540478_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Bill Introduced in Ontario to Require Reporting of Child Pornography http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540334_text Crimes against children - Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due to the importance of its subject matter, the new law is considered to be a "special law," with authority superseding Draft legislation to enhance legal protections of children by amending the General Law of the Rights of Children and Adolescents was approved unanimously on September 25, 2014, by six committees of the Federal Senate. The legislation It was reported on August 15, 2014, that the Indian government has taken preliminary steps to introduce amendments to India's information technology law that would specifically treat cybercrimes against women. The move comes in the wake Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the possession of child pornography illegal. (Sayuri Umeda, Japan: Child Pornography Law Amendment Discussed, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 29, 2010).) On May 22, 2014, the Brazilian Minister of Justice, Eduardo Cardozo, and the Minister of the Human Rights Secretariat, Ideli Salvatti, signed an Inter-Ministerial Act prohibiting aliens who have been convicted of or who are or On May 14, 2014, Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister, Linda Amaliarai Gumelar, announced that the government will accelerate plans to revise the law on protection of children. The current law on child protection Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of children and adolescents a heinous crime. The legislation will be sent to President Dilma Roussef for her signature. (Press Release, In early October 2013, an 18 year-old Japanese high school girl was killed by her ex-boyfriend. The case became national news in Japan. An aspect of the case that was considered particularly disturbing was the fact "Japan is one of the world's biggest suppliers of child pornography and the second biggest consumer after the U.S." (Justin McCurry, Japan to Outlaw Possession of Child Porn, GUARDIAN, Mar. 10, 2008, available at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/mar/10/japan.) On May 21, 2008, the Commission of the Constitution, Justice, and Citizenship of the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that criminalizes the production, publication, and sale, including on the Internet, of images A member of the ruling Liberal party in Ontario who is not a member of the government has introduced a bill in the Legislative Assembly that would require anyone who suspects that they have seen child... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540334_text