CHILDREN IN BAHRAIN: VICTIMS OF PHYSICAL & SEXUAL ABUSE, ABDUCTION, ARBITRARY DETENTION AND UNFAIR TRIAL

76 children between the prisoners in the latest security crackdown, making them 21% of the total detainees, whose numbers swelled to 355

Special Forces attack random people, especially children who are at risk of excessive use of force, rubber bullets and tear gas. Many obtained serious injuries as a result.

November 20, 2010 – on the occasion of Universal Children’s Day

A child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child
Article I of the International Convention for the Rights of the Child

Names of children and minors detained, the charges against them, and their ages

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