Saudi Arabia Eliminates The Death Penalty For Minors

Saudi Arabia has removed the death penalty sentence for those convicted of crimes committed when they were under the age of 18, the Saudi government’s Human Rights Commission said in a statement today.

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The commission celebrated in a statement released on its Twitter account the approval of the royal decree that ends the application of capital punishment for minors who, from now on, will be sentenced to a maximum of ten years in prison in a detention center. juvenile detention if they commit a crime.

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