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In harm’s way – Bahraini children jailed in adult prisons

Headline Title:  In harm’s way – Bahraini children in adult prisons 31 May 2013 When teenagers Jehad Sadeq Aziz Salman and Ebrahim Ahmed Radi al-Moqdad were jailed at Bahrain’s Jaw Prison, the authorities there had to make special uniforms to fit them because there were none available in their size.The boys’ conundrum is symbolic of a much wider problem facing scores of children being held in adult prisons in Bahrain.  Children as young as 15 are tried as adults, in violation of Bahrain’s obligations to treat all child suspects in accordance with the rules and principles of juvenile…

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