Saudi authorities announced the abolition of the death penalty for minors

Saudi Arabia abolished the death penalty for minors. About it on April 26 announced the Chairman of the Commission on human rights Awwad Alawad, citing a Royal decree.

As noted Azawad, for crimes committed as a minor, which were previously punishable by death, be punishable with imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years.

In accordance with the report of the human rights organization Amnesty International, in 2019 in Saudi Arabia was executed 184 people (according to the number of executed death sentences in the Kingdom second only to China and Iran), at least one of them was executed for a crime committed as a minor.

As noted by Reuters, the death penalty for crimes committed by persons under the age of 18, contrary to Saudi Arabia ratified the UN Convention on the rights of the child.

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