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US under pressure to lift inhumane prison sentences for adolescents

(MintPress)–Across the United States, over 2,500 Americans under the age of 18 have reportedly been sentenced to life without parole for crimes committed during their adolescent years. Despite continuous pressure to comply with international laws forbidding the practice, the United States remains the only country known to actively sentence juveniles to life imprisonment without parole. Some […]