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Children

Alaska community officer accused of Tasering 2 young kids because they asked him to
Alaska State Troopers are investigating allegations that a Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) used a stun gun or Taser on two young boys after they asked the officer to do so.

31.01.2015 19:15

​Bill would let Texas teachers legally kill students
Schoolteachers in Texas will be allowed to use lethal force against students without risking legal repercussions if a new bill being considered in the Lone Star State’s legislature becomes a law.

30.01.2015 17:04

Generation fat? Third of English kids overweight or obese – study
One in three English kids aged between 2 and 15 are classified as overweight or obese, a new study has revealed.

30.01.2015 15:25

​Child abuse victims suffer ‘death threats’ after minister published names online
Survivors of child abuse claim they have endured death threats after a Commons committee chairman published swathes of emails containing the names of victims online.

30.01.2015 13:33

Woman flees Italy with 6yo son to join ISIS
A mother of three has left her family in northern Italy to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria, taking her six-year-old son with her, Italian media report.

30.01.2015 14:36

Nationalists want compulsory drug tests for Russian schoolchildren
A Liberal Democratic Party MP has drafted a bill allowing school authorities and police to test children for the use of illegal drugs without parental consent.

30.01.2015 13:39

Argentina's stolen children: Decades after junta, people deal with their stolen identities
Almost 500 children in Argentina had their identities erased in the 1970s, after their parents were murdered and they were stolen to be brought up in families with loyal ideology. RTD met with some of the victims who have reunited with their families.

29.01.2015 20:22

Mother of 17yo Denver girl slain by police demands independent autopsy
The mother of Jessica Hernandez, an unarmed teenager who was fatally shot Monday by Denver police, has called for an independent autopsy to be carried out on her daughter’s body to counter any potential bias that may come from the official investigation.

29.01.2015 15:27

French police question 8yo in Nice for praising terrorists
An eight-year-old boy in the southern French city of Nice has been questioned by police following comments in which he expressed “solidarity” with the Charlie Hebdo gunmen.

29.01.2015 08:02

‘National moral disgrace’: Over 1 in 5 US children on food stamps & living in poverty
Over 20 percent of US children ‒ an estimated 16 million youths ‒ are on food stamps, according to the latest government figures. That number has almost doubled since the Great Recession began in 2007. Nearly a quarter are living below the poverty line.

28.01.2015 23:02

​Give modern slavery victims petty crime immunity, build case against traffickers – UK govt
Offering victims of modern slavery immunity from state prosecutors so they can give evidence about exploitation will aid the fight against powerful criminal syndicates, according to a leading chief constable.

28.01.2015 12:56

12yo Russian girl commits suicide after argument over porn use with parents
A Russian girl of twelve has taken her own life, jumping out of the window of her flat in St. Petersburg after her parents discovered she had been watching pornography and a subsequent argument.

28.01.2015 13:07