According to a report by UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tom Andrews, in June 2022, children have especially suffered due to the fighting between the military and the anti-coup resistance.
The Palestinian Authority, the BDS movement, and activists around the world condemned the exclusion of Israel from the UN Secretary General’s annual “list of shame.” The list includes parties and states who recruit and use children, kill and maim them, commit sexual violence against them, or attack schools and hospitals
Today we look at the US federal inquiry into Indigenous boarding schools, the murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and more
Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence
Two years after the murder and rape of a minor girl rocked Pakistan, its legislative assembly has introduced a law to prevent criminal activities against children
The move by Israel to place minors in solitary confinement has angered their adult overseers and evoked widespread criticism from Palestinian society and elsewhere
NewsClick team visited Budgam in Kashmir to meet the families and parents whose children have been picked up by the army after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
Almost 1,233 children were wounded during Gaza-Israel border protests
Abdullah Louai was trying to cross a restricted area so as to go to the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.There has been a steep rise in the targeting of Palestinian children by Israel since 2017
Most of those killed were agitating peacefully on the Gaza border during the Great March of Return protests. The report also listed cases of children as young as four years old being subject to brutal interrogation in Israeli prisons
The report by Defense for Children – Palestine also said that children face atrocities such as torture, arbitrary detention, physical and verbal abuse, beatings and military court trials
Many children are physically abused, denied access to lawyers and humiliated