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The Egyptian Coordination of Rights and Freedoms affirms that the principles of the Universal Declaration of Child's right provides for the protection of children by all possible means and ways against all types of violations. The new Egyptian constitution emphasizes at Article 79 that: "The state is committed to establishment of a judicial system for victims children, witnesses, and shall not be asked him as criminal accountable or detained him except in accordance with the law and for the specified period and provide him with legal assistance, to be detained in appropriate and separate places away adult detention ".
This if we are talking about the state of the law, but in our present, those rights had been violated beyond any doubt that the youth of the future and tomorrow may become victims of today. We find that the security services to children is also further violation of article 31 of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, which stipulates: "Corporal punishment and sentence the situation in a dark cell, and any cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, totally banned as disciplinary punishment".
According to what we have monitored, there are more than 3,200 children under the age of 18 years in various detention centers all over the country.In addition the arbitrary detention of children and faced illogical charges, including the burning of police stations, joining a terrorist group, possession of weapons and explosives, and work to overthrow the government, while some children have been arrested and have been charges, accordance with what has been monitored after police failed to arrest on their parents.
On the other hand, the children under 18 years have suffered violations directly inside the detention centers and care homes, and spotted 78 cases were practiced against them direct operations sexual assault, and more than 948 cases of physical torture just in Central Security camps. Witness of minors indicate that they had been beaten, launching for the dogs, tortured by burning with cigarettes and electric shocks and arrived to sexual abuse, in complete abdication from the Egyptian authorities for local and international legal and human rights