Published On: Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

Equal crime, equal punishment

Hilbert HaarBy Hilbert Haar

Everyone in Sint Maarten shall be treated equally in equivalent circumstances.

Discrimination on grounds of religion, belief, political persuasion, race, colour of skin, sex, language, national or social origins, membership of a national minority, wealth, birth or and any other ground whatsoever is prohibited.

I did not make up what is written in the first paragraph. It is the text of article 16 of the Constitution of St. Maarten.

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