Can’t they both lose? – Amnesty International v. The Mohammedans

Criticising Amnesty’s 2010 report on capital punishment around the world that was released last week, he said sex outside marriage, drugs, theft and alcohol-linked crimes were also punishable under Sharia, the basis for UAE law.

As for minors being condemned to death, the judicial official said a defendant is considered an adult under Islam once he reaches puberty and judges determine criminal responsibility “based on any physical evidence of puberty“.