UN Asks Government About Children Tried as Terrorists

25 Jun 2009

‘Bianet’ reports that the Committee on the Rights of the Child prepared a list of questions for Turkey, after CIAG (Initiative for Justcie for Children) sent an a*lternative report in which it described its efforts to prevent children from being tried for terrorist crimes* – an issue the government report does not even mention. The Turkish government is obliged to answer the questions by August 3rd. Related Press coverage: 06.01.09 EurasiaNet, Treating minors as terrorists stirs controversy< /p>

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