MALDIVES: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing of children

Our research indicates that corporal punishment and the death penalty are lawful sentences for persons under 18 and that life imprisonment may also be a legal penalty.

This report was submitted ahead of the 22nd Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as part of our campaign against inhuman sentencing of children - defined to include sentences of death, life imprisonment and corporal punishment.

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