Turkey: All children have rights: End unfair prosecutions of children under anti-terrorism legislation in Turkey

Since 2006, thousands of children in Turkey, some as young as 12, have been prosecuted under anti-terrorism legislation, solely for their alleged participation in demonstrations focused on issues of concern to members of the Kurdish community. Amnesty International is gravely concerned at the systematic violation of the rights of the child committed during arrest, detention and trials of these children. This report gives the children’s first-hand accounts of being ill-treated on arrest and while being held in police custody.

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