Abdullah was just 15 years old when he was arrested in 2012 for allegedly participating in protests in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. He has been sentenced to death by beheading, along with several other young people.
Dawood al-Marhoon was just a 17 year old boy when he was arrested without a warrant for allegedly participating in an anti-government protest. After refusing to spy on the protesters, he was tortured and forced to sign a blank document that would later contain his ‘confession’. At Dawood’s trial, the prosecution requested death by crucifixion while refusing him a lawyer. In the end, Dawood was sentenced to death by beheading.
Ali al-Nimr was just 17 years old when he was sentenced to death by crucifixion in the wake of 2012 protests.