Thursday, 10 November 2011 08:35

UGANDA: VP advises on children's justice

 

The Vice-President, Edward Sekandi, has called for reforms in the administration of justice for children to end unfair treatment of juveniles in detention centres. At a global conference on justice for children for Africa at Speke Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala yesterday. Sekandi said law enforcement agents use torture to extort confessions from children. He said torturing children in such ways violates international instruments on children's rights.


Source: The New Vision (Kampala, Uganda)

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