Saudi Arabia is abolishing the death penalty for people who committed crimes as minors, the state-backed Human Rights Commission (HRC) said in a statement Sunday.
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A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Yemeni man to death for a knife attack on members of a Spanish theatre group performing in Riyadh, state TV says.
An accomplice, whose nationality was not given, was jailed for 12 years.
At least three people were wounded in the attack on 11 November, which the authorities blamed on al-Qaeda.
Five men have been sentenced to death for their roles in the killing of former Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashogghi, Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor announced Monday. The five unnamed individuals have been sentenced to death for “committing and directly participating in the murder of the victim,” according to the Saudi public prosecutor.