DOMINICA: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing of children

This report was submitted ahead of the 33rd session of the Universal Periodic Review as part of our campaign against inhuman sentencing of children - defined to include sentences of death, life imprisonment and corporal punishment. 

In Dominica, sentences of life imprisonment and corporal punishment are lawful for offences committed while under the age of 18. 

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