QATAR: UPR submission on inhuman sentencing of children

This report was submitted ahead of the 33rd session of the Universal Periodic Review as part of our campaign against inhuman sentencing - defined to include sentences of death, life imprisonment and corporal punishment. 

In Qatar, life imprisonment is lawful for offences committed by children aged 16 or older. The death penalty and corporal punishment are prohibited under criminal legislation, but appear to be lawful under sharia law for offences committed while under the age of 18. 

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