Re-blog from Dear Kitty. Some blog: Will another Saudi juvenile get beheaded for protesting?
From daily The Independent in Britain:
Second Saudi juvenile faces beheading, a day after Cameron was questioned over ‘squalid’ human rights deal
Dawoud al-Marhoon was 17 when he was arrested in 2012 and has been in solitary confinement since
Wednesday 7 October 2015 16:05 BST
It’s been revealed a second juvenile is facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, a day after David Cameron was confronted about the case of a 17-year-old sentenced to ‘crucifixion’ in the country.
According to human rights organisation Reprieve, Dawoud al-Marhoon had his death by beheading sentence upheld by the Saudi Specialised Criminal Court.
Mr al-Marhoon, 20, was reportedly arrested for activity linked with anti-government protesting during the Arab Spring in 2012, when he was 17. He was allegedly tortured and made to sign a confession statement and has been in solitary confinement since.
Allegedly, he has not been…
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