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UN Rights Experts Urge Saudi Arabia to Halt Six Imminent Executions

United Nations human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia on Monday to halt the imminent execution of six men sentenced to death for activities related to the 2011 Arab Spring. They said that since the Saudis were all under age 18 at the time, imposing the death penalty on them would violate international law, including a treaty protecting children ratified by the kingdom. Riyadh's human rights record has been in the spotlight since the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at...

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