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On average, 92 immigrant children each year cycle through the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center, most of them from Mexico and Central America.
Following the execution of a 15-year-old in Iran on Wednesday – the fourth juvenile to be put to death in the country this year – the United Nations rights chief condemned the practice, citing the strict prohibition of such executions under international law.
From crime to health to business, Canada’s decision to legalize marijuana is a grand progressive experiment that promises to answer a host of questions
...Put another way, in 2014, 3.1 percent of 18- to 23-year-olds in the Netherlands were tried as juveniles, while 2.1 percent of 16 and 17-year-olds were tried as adults. By 2016, only .2 percent of 16 and 17-year-olds were tried as adults while 4.7 percent of 18 to 23-year-olds were tried as juveniles.
This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete.
The child detention royal commission has uncovered a “failing” juvenile justice system that is “punitive not rehabilitative” and leaves youngsters, most of them Aboriginal, “more damaged” than before they were incarcerated, according to an interim report.