Executions of juveniles since 1990 ( as of March 2018)
The use of the death penalty for crimes committed by people younger than 18 is prohibited under international human rights law, yet some countries still execute child offenders. Since 1990 Amnesty International has documented 138 executions of child offenders in 9 countries: China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the USA and Yemen.
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- Viet Nam: Fears for prisoner of conscience after death threat: Trần Thị Nga
- Bahrain: NGOs Raise Concerns Regarding the Failure of Bahrain’s Human Rights Mechanisms to Properly Address the Case of Hassan Mushaima
- United States of America: Further Information: Nebraska conducts first execution since 1997: Carey Dean Moore