‘Not right, not humane’: MPs blast UK cannabis law as 12yo epileptic has first seizure in a year

MPs have blasted UK cannabis laws as “inconceivable” amid claims that a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy is facing a “crisis” after running out of his medical supply following his GP’s refusal to renew his prescription. A string of MPs and doctors are calling for urgent reform after Billy Caldwell suffered his first seizure in 300 […]

Self-confessed ISIS recruit denies instructing 12yo boy to blow up German Christmas market

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 01:54 Edited time: 8 Jan, 2018 02:06 Austrian prosecutors have filed charges against Lorenz K., the teenage son of Albanian immigrants who they say mentored and guided a 12-year old German-Iraqi boy through two failed Islamist attacks in late 2016. The 55-page indictment delivered by the Vienna Public Prosecutor’s Office […]

12yo ‘Trump Girl’ interviews Roy Moore before Alabama election

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 22:03 A pro-Trump political group has arranged for a 12-year old girl to interview Roy Moore, the Republican running for the vacant US Senate seat in Alabama, and who is fighting accusations of sexually assaulting minors decades ago. Millie March, the girl who interviewed Moore, gained fame during the 2016 […]

12yo takes own life after alleged ‘period shaming’ by school teacher

Published time: 31 Aug, 2017 19:28 Police in India have charged a 26-year-old schoolteacher with ‘abetment of suicide’ after a 12-year-old girl took her own life Monday as a result of consistent harassment which culminated in ‘period-shaming’ in front of her classmates. “After she experienced menstruation in the classroom, the teacher sent her out with […]

Alabama court rules 12yo impregnated by relative can have abortion without parental consent

After a girl in Alabama was raped by a family member, she asked for a waiver from a law that requires minors to receive parental consent before getting an abortion. A district attorney objected, but the appeals court ruled in her favor. On Wednesday, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals ruled in favor of a […]

Dutch court rules father can’t force 12yo son to undergo chemotherapy against his will

Published time: 13 May, 2017 01:22 A 12-year-old boy does not have to undergo chemotherapy against his will, a court in North Holland ruled. A judge rejected his father’s request to enforce the treatment on the boy and increase his chances of survival. In November last year, the boy, identified only as David, was diagnosed […]

‘He had a lucky escape’: 12yo caught driving solo across entire continent

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 10:54 A 12-year-old boy was caught trying to drive 4,000km (2,500 miles) across Australia on Saturday, when police pulled him over for a damaged bumper in the remote mining city of Broken Hill. “Officers from Broken Hill Highway Patrol stopped a motor vehicle on the Barrier Highway due to defects […]