Concern that Announced saudi reforms are not genuine

Lawyers and human rights activists are concerned that announced reforms prohibiting the use of the death penalty against offenders who were children when the crime was committed have shown no signs of being put into practice on the ground. Young offenders sentenced to death are still languishing on death row:

Demonstrators stage a mock execution in Washington in protest against Saudi children sentenced to death in the kingdom (AFP/File photo)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s