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    Riz Khan - Turkey's crackdown on Kurdish children - Part 1

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Under Turkey's current laws, children believed to have taken part in an unauthorised demonstration or who are caught spreading or repeating the propaganda of a banned group may face several years in an adult prison. This law has hit the country's Kurdish community particularly hard. The Riz Khan show asks: Should children accused of terrorism be charged and tried as adults and is the law harsh justice for child criminals or a crackdown on Kurdish political dissent?