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Bahrain boy held over protests to be monitored - Ali Hassan

Bahrain boy held over protests to be monitored - Ali Hassan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ali Hassan, An 11-year-old boy, arrested on charges of taking part in street unrest in Bahrain must be monitored by authorities for a year, a juvenile court ruled on Thursday, in a case criticized by rights groups.

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Bahrain puts boy aged 11 on trial for alleged role in roadblock protest : Ali Hasan

Bahrain puts boy aged 11 on trial for alleged role in roadblock protest : Ali Hasan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, deputy director for the Middle East and North Africa programme at Amnesty International, said: "Arresting an 11-year-old boy, interrogating him for hours without a lawyer before trying him on spurious charges shows a jaw-dropping lack of respect for his rights."

She added that such treatment was completely out of step with international standards, or even Bahrain's own penal code. "This case shows the excessive means the Bahraini authorities have resorted to in order to crush protest. I hope they will see sense and drop all the charges against Ali Hassan."

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Obama & Clinton Pal, Bahrain’s King Al Khalifa, Jails Kids | Firedoglake

Obama & Clinton Pal, Bahrain’s King Al Khalifa, Jails Kids | Firedoglake | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

On 13 May 2012, 11 year old Ali Hasan Alqudaihi was arrested on the street in his hometown Bilad Alqadeem by security officials in civilian clothing and driving a civilian car; he was taken to the Nabeeh Saleh police station. The eleven year-old stated that he was beaten and humiliated at the time of his arrest. He was charged with “illegal gathering” and detained at the juvenile detention centre as per an order from the juvenile court’s judge, who has extended the detention period into its 3rd week on 4 June 2012. The child has not yet been found guilty of the alleged crime, but he has been already been detained for over 20 days now, and kept away from his home and school during the period of the final exams.

[Released 6-11-12]

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Bahrain : Free Ali Hasan, 11 Years Old

Bahrain : Free Ali Hasan, 11 Years Old | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

We petition for the Immediate & Unconditional Release of Ali Hasan...

 

An 11-year-old boy has been detained by Bahraini authorities for participating in what the government calls an "illegal gathering," an arrest that human rights groups say comes amid the country's continued crackdown on anti-government protesters. ....

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Bahrain Puts 11-year-old on Trial over Protests | NewsFeed | TIME.com

Bahrain Puts 11-year-old on Trial over Protests | NewsFeed | TIME.com | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Playing in the street with your friends could land you in a Bahraini jail, as sixth-grader Ali Hasan has discovered.
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Child freed in Bahrain after weeks in jail - Ali Hasan

An 11-year-old boy in Bahrain has been released without bail after nearly a month in police custody. One of the child's lawyers, Mohsen al-Alawi, told Al Jazeera on Monday that judges had decided to release the boy but that his trial was set to continue on June 20. The boy, Ali Hasan, faces charges of joining an illegal gathering and other claims related to the ongoing unrest in the troubled Gulf nation. Al Jazeera's Dorsa Jabbari reports.

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Bahraini Regime Trying Children for Taking Part in Protests

...Violence against the defenseless people escalated after a Saudi-led conglomerate of police, security and military forces from the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar - were dispatched to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom on March 13, 2011, to help Manama crack down on peaceful protestors.

So far, more than 69 people have been killed, hundreds have gone missing and thousands of others have been injured.

Last November, an inquiry commission set up by the Al-Khalifa regime itself found that 'excessive and unnecessary force' had been used and that detainees suffered electric shocks, and beatings with rubber hoses and wires.

There are continued reports of arrests and torture at the hands of the authorities. In March this year, the UN asked for the Bahrain government to investigate allegations that tear gas, rubber bullets and birdshot pellets were being used against protesters.

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Bahrain: The delusional Al-Khalifa terrorist Organisation strikes again! #CrimesAgainstChildren

Bahrain:  The delusional Al-Khalifa terrorist Organisation strikes again!  #CrimesAgainstChildren | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

This  11 year old kid was arrested and accused of undermining national security!

 

[In the mind of Hamad the demented, hordes of 11 year old subversives, all trained in Iran, are plotting to overthrow his decadent regime........Hamad the lunatic,  Hamad the paranoid psychopath,   HAMAD THE DEMENTED!    ]

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