The Trinidad and Tobago Government says it wants to mark the passports of persons convicted of child sexual offences with the words “child sex offender” as it expressed concern at the alarming rate of sexual offences against children in the country. But independent legislator, Sophia Chote, a senior counsel, has asked the Government to rethink that position, telling the Senate that such a passport stamp could curb the lives of the offenders to the point of breaching their rights, while a public viewing of a list of sex offenders could expose them to public attacks.

 

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/government-wants-tougher-measures-to-deal-with-child-sex-offenders_156503?profile=1373

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