Saudi Teen Faces Execution, Crucifixion For Taking Part In Protest At Age 10

Posted on June 10, 2019 11:23 am
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By John Vibes

A teenager who has been imprisoned by the Saudi Arabian government for nearly 5 years is facing execution for taking part in a protest that happened 8 years ago when he was just 10 years old. Murtaja Qureiris was initially arrested when he was 13 years old, 3 years after an Arab Spring related protest that he took part in.

He has spent at least 15 months of his 5 years in prison isolated in solitary confinement.

The Saudi government has charged him with engaging in anti-government protests, possession of a firearm and they also allege that

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