Media 'must not' name young offenders
- Published: 17 Sep 2013 at 21.16
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News agencies that identify young offenders or victims of crime under the age of 18 will be prosecuted for breaching child protection laws, a judiciary representative said on Tuesday.
Watcharin Pajjekwinyasakul, a Supreme Court judge, warned that publishing images, audio recordings or information that could identify young offenders, victims of crime, and those related to them, is illegal under the Children Protection Act.
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