Apr. 2, 2021

Will legal reform aid children's rights in Bahrain?

Peninsula/Politics

The Corrective Justice Law for Children and Protection from Ill-Treatment, ratified by Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Feb. 14, stipulates the establishment of separate special courts for children and ad-hoc detention facilities. It also identifies a child as any person under the age of 18.

The reactions to the new law have varied between positive responses and criticism...

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Nazeeha Saeed
Nazeeha Saeed
Nazeeha Saeed is a journalist and international correspondent from Bahrain. As an advocate, she also won ... Full Bio
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