April 2013 (5)
Apr 26 2013 11:58PM
Syria: Child held incommunicado

Ahmed Ismael al-‘Akkad, a sixteen-year-old Syrian boy has been held in detention since 20 November 2012. He suffers from chronic Asthma and has allegedly been ill-treated and denied medical treatment. The child was arrested when the...

Apr 19 2013 11:52PM
India: Two children detained, another at risk in Jammu and Kashmir

Two teenage boys have been detained without charge under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir. A third boy detained without charge at the same time has been released for health reasons but may be returned to custody within...

Apr 10 2013 12:17PM
Another birthday behind bars for Jacqueline Montanez

Update 30th May: Thank you to everyone who took the time to write all these wondeful birthday messages for Jacqueline. We are gathering all the messages and will pass them on to her. In the meantime, please continue to take action on...

Apr 10 2013 1:43AM
Bahrain: Children sentenced in trial alongside adults

15-year-old Ebrahim Ahmed Radi al-Moqdad and 16-year-old Jehad Sadeq Aziz Salman were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on 4 April 2013 by The High Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain. The children were sentenced along with three other...

Apr 3 2013 1:38AM
Two young men allegedly tortured and executed by Mexican soldiers

On 18 March 2013, Alfredo Ruiz Rojas (23) and a teenager were shot and killed in disputed circumstances in the town of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. They were killed by members of the Mexican Army near the Valles Elizondo neighbourhood, on the...