Egypt: Hundreds of Children Held in 3 Months

Hundreds of children have been arrested since the anniversary of the Egyptian uprising, according to the country's Coalition for Child Rights.

Photo: IRIN

Children in Cairo (file photo).

  • Egypt:  NCWR Acquires Release of 22 Detained Children in Tanta

    Aswat Masriya, 16 February 2013

    Egypt's National Council for Women Rights (NCWR) said on Saturday that it acquired the release of 22 discriminatorily detained children who were pending investigation in Tanta's ... read more »

  • Egypt:  A Year of Abuses Against Detained Children (press release)

    Human Rights Watch, 19 November 2012

    Egyptian police and military officers have arrested and detained over 300 children during protests in Cairo over the past year, in some cases beating or torturing them, Human ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Children On Trial (press release)

    Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, 27 March 2012

    (New York) - Egypt's military courts have investigated or tried at least 43 children over the past year, Human Rights Watch said today,including the pending trial of 13-year-old ... read more »

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