Breaking News – Saudi Arabia has Abolished the death Sentence of Minor Individuals who committed Crimes.
The state-backed Human Rights Commission (HRC) disclosed this in a statement, citing a royal decree passed by King Salman, on Sunday.
However, Amnesty International rated Saudi Arabia as one of the world’s biggest executioners after China & Iran.
The Sunday’s announcement came just two days after the kingdom abolished flogging as a form of punishment.
The country’s Supreme Court made the announcement on Saturday.