World in Brief Friday September 18 2020

NIGERIA: Kaduna state Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has introduced “drastic penalties” for rapists following a surge in reported cases during the Covid-19 lockdown. The maximum penalty for raping someone over 14 has been increased from 21 years’ imprisonment to life behind bars and surgical castration, while for the rape of children under that age it has been increased from life to death.

AUSTRIA: Agriculture Minister Elisabeth Koestinger has rejected US President Donald...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-09-18 11:32
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