Saudi Arabia executes 8 Bangladeshi migrants, despite mercy appeal

Saudi Arabian authority beheaded by sword 8 Bangladesh born migrants in capital Riyadh on Friday amidst protest by Amnesty International (AI). The authorities in Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh confirmed their execution. The Labour Counsellor of the mission Harun-or Rashid said that the slain convicts were buried in Saudi Arabia. Promptly the London based rights group [...]

Amnesty reacts to increase in executions in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian authorities must halt the use of the death penalty, Amnesty International said on Friday, following a significant increase in executions in the country in the last six weeks. At least 27 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia in 2011, the same as the total number of people executed in the whole [...]

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