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Younger porn offenders should be educated not punished

National News // July 24, 2017

There are calls to treat younger people who may be accused of distributing pornographic images more leniently than adults. Experts say it would be more sensible to educate younger offenders than punish them.

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Children aged between 10 and 18 are dealt with specialized youth courts – those under ten can’t be charged with a crime.

The Zurich prosecutor’s office says the main offences are children sending images from the internet to group chats.

An organization that deals with delinquent minors says young people are bad at managing social media and they shouldn’t be punished for stupidity. 

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