Submitted by admin on May 16

 

 

 

The camp regime is harsh, with punishment and intimidation used to keep control and ensure conformity with the Polisario's edicts. Dissent is publically punished, with torture and imprisonment common-place. Children are forced to watch the public punishment of theirparents. 

This contravenes the Preamble and Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.