๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines to lower minimum criminal age from 15 to 12 l Al Jazeera English

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines to lower minimum criminal age from 15 to 12 l Al Jazeera English
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The Philippine government wants to allow prosecution for children as young as 12 years old.
It is part of President Rodrigo Duterteโ€™s crackdown on crime.
But rights groups say children should not be charged as adults in a country where many children live in poverty.
Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

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