September 10, 2008

The Last Holdouts

Ending the Juvenile Death Penalty in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Pakistan, and Yemen

Introduction........................................................................................................................
The Juvenile Death Penalty in International Law.......................................................
Moving Backward: The Juvenile Death Penalty in the Arab Human Rights Charter        
Iran and Saudi Arabia: Laws that Treat Children as Adults..........................................
Iranian Legislation and Practice..................................................................................
The Case of Seyyed Reza Hejazi............................................................................
Saudi Arabian Legislation and Practice......................................................................
The Case of Mu`id bin Husayn bin Abu al-Qasim bin `Ali Hakami....................
Sudan and Pakistan: Legal Loopholes..........................................................................
Sudanese Legislation and Practice...........................................................................
The Case of Kamal Hassan `Abd al-Rahman.....................................................
Pakistani Legislation and Practice............................................................................
The Case of Mutaber Khan..................................................................................
Yemen: Barriers to Implementation..............................................................................
Yemeni Legislation and Practice...............................................................................
The Case of Adil Muhammad Saif al-Ma'amari..................................................
Recommendations...........................................................................................................
Acknowledgments...........................................................................................................