September 2013 (6)
Sep 25 2013 5:55PM
Fifteen-year-old diabetic boy held in detention in Bahrain

15-year-old ‘Ali Muslim Ebrahim, a Bahraini boy who suffers from diabetes, was arrested at his home in al-Hidd in northern Bahrain on 8 September 2013 and was reportedly hit on the head during interrogation. The Public Prosecutor has...

Sep 25 2013 4:45PM
Bahrain: Child released on bail

13-year-old Salman Mahdi Salman, a Bahraini child, was released on 10 September 2013 following a month long detention where he was allegedly beaten and threats made against his parents. Following his release from a juvenile detention...

Sep 21 2013 10:25PM
Film Screening: 'Our School'

Join the Children's Human Rights Network for a screening of 'Our School' on Wednesday 25 September at 7pm at the Human Rights Action Centre. The screening will be followed by a Panel discussion and Q&A. Our School is a powerful...

Sep 11 2013 4:04PM
Bahrain: Child tortured in detention

Ali Hatem Ali Salman, a 14-year-old Bahraini boy, was arrested and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting. The child was arrested on 26 August 2013 in a coffee shop, in the...

Sep 6 2013 4:46PM
Syria: Child detainee dies in military hospital

The family of Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-'Akkad were told in early August 2013 that he had died in a military hospital. We have appealed to the Syrian authorities on numerous occasions, voicing concerns about the detention and...

Sep 5 2013 7:24PM
Bahrain: Boy arrested, threatened, risks torture

Salman Mahdi Salman, a 13-year-old Bahraini boy, has been arrested and had his detention order renewed for seven days by the Public Prosecution on 21 August 2013. He is held in a juvenile detention centre, but at risk of torture or...