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Saudi Youth Sentenced to Prison Instead of Death, Rights Group Says

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Murtaja Qureiris, 18, has been held since he was 13. Sentenced to a 12-year term, he was spared execution, a human rights group said.
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Saudi youth avoids death for acts committed at 10 years old, sentenced to 12 years

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

A Saudi teenager who faced possible execution for acts he was accused of committing as a child has been handed a 12-year prison sentence instead, a human rights group that has been monitoring his case said Sunday.
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