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Copenhagen Youth Centre Eviction Followed by Clashes, EFUS News 2007

EVICTION OF UNGDOMSHUSET TRIGGERS CLASHES BETWEEN POLICE AND DANISH YOUTH by Sven Engel (EFUS News, April 2007) The eviction of a long-standing youth center in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro neighbourhood last week and the following clashes between protesting youth and riot police … More

Justice for minors in Belgium: Summary Report

Age of criminal responsibility: The age of criminal responsibility corresponds to the age when you can be tried as an adult, i.e. 18.  However, the age of criminal responsibility may be increased beyond l8, when seen as appropriate, or upon … More

Justice for minors in Denmark: Summary Report

Age of criminal responsibility: Minors under 15 are considered criminally irresponsible (article 15 of the Penal Code).  The age when you are civically responsible is fixed at 18. Trials: There is no special youth court, as the Danish Constitution forbids … More

Best Practice of the Month

In an effort to promote the wealth of experience and knowledge that exists on crime prevention policies and practice on the local level, EFUS is proud to present to the wider public a “Best Practice of the Month” in this … More

Justice for minors in Luxembourg: Report File, 2000

Justice for minors in Luxembourg: Report File, 2000 Age of criminal responsibility: The age when you are criminally responsible is the same as the age when you reach adulthood, i.e. 18.  Below this age, minors can only be taken into … More

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