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Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for minors

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered an end to the death penalty for crimes committed by minors, according to a top official.

The decision comes on the heels of another ordering judges to end the practice of flogging, replacing it with jail time, fines or community service.

  • Aya Batrawy
  • The Age

King Salman’s son and heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is seen as the force behind the…

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