'Lowering age of criminal responsibility is death sentence to our children'

February 16, 2017, 12:00 am

'Lowering age of criminal responsibility is death sentence to our children'

"Lowering the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9 is a death sentence to our children," Sen. Risa Hontiveros (with microphone) said during the Children Not Criminals press conference -- a campaign against lowering of the minimum age of criminal responsibility -- held at Sulo Riviera Hotel in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb. 16, 2017). With her is UNICEF Philippines Representative Lotta Sylwander. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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