From our member Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), Timor-Leste – September 2018 Report on the need to amend the Timor-Leste Penal Code
1 September 2018 1:47 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from Timore-Leste, Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), published its Incest Report on the need to Amend the Timor-Leste Penal Code. Published in September 2018, the report focuses on the following:

  • Incest in Timor-Leste
    • JSMP’s Court Monitoring Statistics
  • Areas of Concern in Pre-trial and Trial Proceedings
    • Use of protective or coercive measures
    • Delays with trials
    • Sentencing in cases of incest
    • Failure to award civil compensation
  • Proposals for Change
    • Amendments to the Penal Code
    • Creation of a crime of incest
    • Compliance with international human rights law
    • Victim-centred approach to cases of incest

For a PDF version of this report, click here.