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Articles 37 & 40
 
     
You should never be tortured or treated in a cruel or degrading way. If you are under the age of 18 and have committed a crime you should not be put to death or put into prison for life.
 
There are specific laws on how to treat children who have committed crimes. If you are put into prison or detention, you should be treated with respect. You will have the right to stay in touch with your family and have the right to receive legal and other appropriate assistance. You also have the right for others to make a prompt decision on the action to be taken.