INDIA: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing

Since the enactment of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2013 in Jammu and Kashmir, life imprisonment has been abolished as a sentence for children in Jammu and Kashmir, but life imprisonment was reintroduced in the rest of India in December 2015. 

This report was submitted ahead of the 27th 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. 

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