Bahrain - Alternative Report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child 2018

We submit the following report in advance of the of the Committee on the Rights of the Child’s (‘the Committee’) consideration of Bahrain's combined fourth, fifth and sixth reports under the Convention of the Rights of the Child which also incorporates the State’s obligations under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC).

The report focuses on the minimum age for voluntary military recruitment, military schools; arms transfers; and the State Part’s participation in the Saudi-led “coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen”.

Download the report  here for our full set of questions and recommendations.