Amnesty International’s written statement for the UN Human Rights Council’s annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child: 19th session of the Human Rights Council (27 February – 23 March 2012)

By Amnesty International, , Index number: IOR 41/002/2012

Amnesty International welcomes the focus of the Human Rights Council’s annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child on the issue of “Children in the Administration of Justice”. This statement focuses on some key aspects in relation to lengthy terms of imprisonment and detention of children. Amnesty International has also submitted a separate written statement on “Children and death the penalty”.

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