Saudi Arabia’s promises of death sentence reform fall short


“They need to publish the reform and show that it’s retroactive, and that it applies across all categories of offense,” said Jeed Basyouni, head of Middle East death penalty projects at Reprieve, a London-based human rights group. “They need to show us exactly who is on death row, and who is at risk of the death penalty, because there is such a lack of transparency,” she added in a phone call.



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