Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Tag Archives: schools

Tongue and intimate piercings ban for under-18s call

LONDON: A proposed ban on intimate piercings should be extended to all under-18s, a group of AMs has said. The Public Health Bill, if passed, will ban children under the age of 16 from having piercings of the tongue and genitalia. But the health committee thinks the age of consent ...

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Police-style Body cameras on trial in English schools

Police-style body cameras are being worn by teachers in England to stop pupil disruption. Two schools are taking part in the pilot scheme, according to Tom Ellis, a criminal justice researcher from the University of Portsmouth. He says all teachers are wearing the cameras during a three-month trial period. He ...

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US may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE – US forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan from 2003-2004 by torturing prisoners in what appeared to be a deliberate policy, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has said. Unveiling the results of a lengthy initial probe into atrocities in Afghanistan, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda ...

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