Juveniles and the death penalty - executions worldwide since 1985

Juveniles and the death penalty - executions worldwide since 1985

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Index Number: ACT 50/002/1998
Date Published: 1 January 1998

This document gives details of AI's documented cases of juvenile offenders (people sentenced to death for crimes committed under the age of 18) executed worldwide since 1985. It also briefly describes the relevant international standards, national law and practice relating to the use of the death penalty against juvenile offenders.


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