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Cruel Punishment

Tuesday, August 7 2018 15:53 WIB

The decision of the district court at Muara Bulian, Jambi, to jail a rape victim was completely unreasonable. She was sentenced to six months in jail for having an abortion. This 15-year-old girl was raped and impregnated by her brother. She then had an abortion-thought to be because of family pressure, who were unable to face the ensuing shame.

Cruel Punishment
A teenage rape victim was jailed for having an abortion. An unusual sentence that ignored the psychological aspects of the victim.

The decision of the district court at Muara Bulian, Jambi, to jail a rape victim was completely unreasonable. She was sentenced to six months in jail for having an abortion. This 15-year-old girl was raped and impregnated by her brother. She then had an abortion-thought to be because of family pressure, who were unable to face the ensuing shame.

The panel of judges headed by Raid Torodji should have considered the psychological condition of the

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