Whatever else international criminal law should achieve, it is surely to stop those identified as likely to commit sexual offences against children from travelling.
Err, no. I\’m happy enough that international law be used to try and if convicted punish those who have committed a crime.
I\’m not happy with any system of law that attempts to punish those who might be suspected of maybe committing a crime in future.
Remarkable that people get paid to write such arrant nonsense.
One must assume that La Beddoe would also like to see many common household tools, screwdrivers or chisels for instance, banned because in the wrong hands they could be used as murder weapons.
Even worse. They might be used to commit the practice of skiled trades by perpetrators not in possession of the proper permits.
This is the problem with Global Regulation and International Law – the pestering moonbattery from across the globe is collected all in one place, yet we cannot escape it.
Have they ever heard of “innocent until proven guilty?”
If the *.pdo’s are a menace abroad they are also a menace at home. Produce the paperwork in court and then if proven lock them up. It is a form of house arrest, but with temptation still in reach. Like locking a thief up in the gated community they once robbed.
“I’m not happy with any system of law that attempts to punish those who might be suspected of maybe committing a crime in future.”
Unless it’s administered by everyone’s favourite Scientologist, Mr Cruise, that is…
Oh, no. Wait. That didn’t work out too well either, did it..?