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Kuwait hangs seven people including royal family member in mass execution

Kuwait hangs seven people including royal family member in mass execution

Kuwait on Wednesday hanged seven people including a member of the ruling al-Sabah family, the KUNA state news agency reported. On the list were two Kuwaiti nationals, including Faisal Abdullah al-Jaber al-Sabah. They are the first executions in the Gulf state since mid-2013. Sabah, the first royal to be executed in the emirate, was convicted of […]

January 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bahrain firing squad executes 3 Shiite’s convicted in deadly police bombing

Bahrain firing squad executes 3 Shiite’s convicted in deadly police bombing

Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly bomb attack on police. The executions of the Shiite men drew swift condemnation from human rights groups and sparked outrage among opponents of the Sunni-ruled government, who […]

January 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Jul 30, – The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution that many said was driven by politics. Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people […]

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