As a boy, Qureiris participated in demonstrations like this bike ride, expressions of dissent in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province during the Arab Spring. Three years after he was filmed taking part in the bike protest, Saudi authorities arrested Qureiris, then just 13 years.
Murtaja Qureiris, the year-old who had been facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, has been spared execution and sentenced to 12 years in prison, according to a source familiar with the matter. The source told CNN that Qureiris, who was arrested at the age of 13 by Saudi.
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Capital punishment for juveniles in the United States existed until March 1, , when the U.S. The last execution of a juvenile was convicted murderer Leonard Shockley, who died in the Maryland gas chamber on April 10, , at the age.
A Saudi teenager held for more than four years without charge faces possible execution for acts he is accused of having committed when he.