Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan: End Juvenile Death Penalty
Human Rights Watch
09-Oct-2010 (one comment)

Only three countries - Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan - are known to have executed an individual since the beginning of 2009 for a crime committed before age 18, Human Rights Watch said today. In advance of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, October 10, Human Rights Watch called on the three countries to immediately end the practice.

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by ReginaS on

There are lots of call to end the ruling of death penalty in many countries. Based on the Wall Street Journal, the U.K. plans to exercise its “moral opposition to the death penalty” by refusing to foreign trade the lethal injection substance thiopental sodium to the U.S., the drug's primary user. Thiopental has standard medical application as an anesthetic, but it has also become the lethal injection substance of choice within the United States of America. Now all U.K. medical suppliers must get a special foreign trade license before sending thiopental to the U.S.. If it's discovered that the thiopental can be used for deadly injection, application for the export license can be denied by British govt.