Justice minister admits five children were detained in adult jails – The Independent

Posted January 28th, 2013 in children, mental health, news, prisons, United Nations, young offenders by sally

“Five children have been placed in adult prisons, breaking an international treaty on children’s rights, it has emerged. The Youth Justice minister, Jeremy Wright, admitted the under-18s had been transferred from youth custody to adult prisons in 2011, in answer to a parliamentary question earlier this month.”

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The Independent, 27th January 2013

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