What do you know how sex offenders can be punished in different countries? How people treat sex addiction ? Read to find more!
A sex offender, or it may also be known as a sex abuser is a person who committed a crime connected with sexual intercourse. Countries of the world may have a different definition of what should be understood as a sex crime due to different cultural and historical background. Internationally acknowledged that sex crimes include child sexual abuse, bestiality, incest, rape, sexual assault, statutory rape, female genital mutilation, sexual imposition. Some East countries also include watching porn, porn production, prostitution as a sex offending and it may mean a real jail term. Despite the fact that most of the countries provide prison sentence or forced medical treatment for such crimes, there are countries who may show different methods of punishing sex offenders.
It`s a castration via drugs which is used for punishing criminals convicted of crimes connected with rape, pedophilia, incest and bestiality. The range of countries is quite big and includes developed countries like USA and Canada, ex-USSR countries and some of EU members.
It`s less merciful than chemical castration. A sex offender who is sentenced for castration has to go through a medical operation which includes deleting of testicles and even penis. While medical castration with using anesthesia, some countries under Sharia laws punishes sex offenders with cutting genitals without using medicine drugs.
Stoning to death
In Sharia countries, the infidelity to husband or wife is also acknowledged as a sexual abuse. In this cases, a sexual addicted criminal can be sentenced to death by stoning. Due to the judge verdict, the convicted should be buried into the earth until only his/her head leaves unburied and the group executors (usually the relatives of the victim) stone the convicted to death.
Death by lethal injection
Some developed countries, Asia countries like China, Vietnam, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and many others perform this type of execution for pedophiles and criminals with multiple arrests for acts connected to sexual immorality. The lethal injection divides into three steps where the first one is anesthesia, the second drug stops lungs activity and the third drug stops a heart.
Death by burning
It`s reported that conflict zones and countries with dictator regimes provide such punishment for many crimes including connected to sex question crimes. International overseers admit facts of such punishment in ISIS and North Korea. The convicted is usually placed in a cage or bond to any fixed object like tree or pillar, where fuel materials are to be placed under the condemned, the fuel is to bel lit up and the convicted dies from a fire. Also, North Korea uses flamethrowers for providing such the execution.
Death by firing
It`s typical for developing countries to provide such punishment for sexual crimes. The execution includes firing squad which kills a convicted sex offender. In China, the death by firing is to be performed only after paying for bullets which are used for execution. The payment can be provided by relatives of convicted, victims if they agree, or by the convicted personally.
In countries where there are strong ethnic communities, the punishment for sex offending can be performed not only in courts but by people of the ethnicity. This is usually witnessed in Caucasus or Dagestan regions of Russia. According to the traditions of that places, the criminal is to be given to the family of the victim where the family can perform any type of punishment necessary, including death. Also, lynching is performed by Russian fascist groups on emigrants accused in sex offending.
This type of punishment for sex offenders was witnessed in ISIS-controlled areas. The convicted mostly had to recognize their crimes against Islam in many ways. The beheading is usually performed in front of people for amusement and threatening.
According to USA Megan`s law convicted in sex crimes continue to be punished by prison sentence. The sex offender has to inform local police station and neighbors about the sexual crimes for which he/she was imprisoned. Also, according to the law, sex addiction is to be noted in job records.
While judge system can protect rapist and pedophiles from their victims by sentencing convicted to prisons. The prison can`t guarantee safety for sex offenders, usually, they have to undertake the punishment according to the crime but their executors are their fellow prisoners.
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