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World - International
11/22/2012 3:04:24 PM
After the execution of 14 death row prisoners in Afghanistan this week, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai to abolish capital punishment

World - International
11/21/2012 2:10:28 PM
After 8 hangings took place on Tuesday in Afghanistan, Taliban warned of "heavy repercussions" against Kabul if any of its members are executed in the other executions planned in the future

World - International
11/20/2012 4:54:34 PM
In a rare use of the death penalty, Afghanistan executed eight prisoners on death row, and has more executions expected soon

World - Region
11/5/2012 12:31:37 PM
Rights groups are recommending that South Sudan suspend executions of death penalties, claiming the states' current legal system doesn't guarantee "basic rights" of people sentenced to death

World - Region
10/23/2012 8:41:13 PM
UN Special Rapporteurs on human rights condemn the executing of ten Iranian men accused of drug trafficking in Tehran

World - Region
9/5/2012 1:10:51 PM
Man beheaded in Mecca for raping a female family member, brings to 53 the total number of executions in Saudi Arabia this year

World - Region
8/28/2012 10:44:02 AM
Iraq carries out executions of 21 people convicted on terrorism charges, including three women; Amnesty International condemns 'alarming' increase in executions, which at least 70 people have been subject to this year

World - Region
6/26/2012 10:47:26 AM
Saudi man beheaded in southern region of Abhaa bringing total number of executions in kingdom to forty-one this year

World - Region
6/14/2012 9:54:28 AM
Amnesty international calls the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria as it says the Al-Assad regime carries out organized killings and executions to civilians that amount to crimes against humanity

World - Region
6/6/2012 11:36:13 AM
The Beheading of Hussein Al-Awfi brings to 30 the number of executions in the oil-rich kingdom

World - Region
5/29/2012 11:45:45 AM
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says a minority of those killed died from artillery fire, and most were summary executions

World - Region
5/17/2012 6:17:15 PM
Saudi man is beheaded after killing a Bangladeshi national in the Kingdom, brining the total number of executions this year to twenty-six

World - Region
4/9/2012 10:15:16 AM
Human Rights Watch says Syrian security forces and the Al-Assad regime loyalists have carried out summary and extrajudicial executions against civilians and rebel fighters

World - International
4/4/2012 10:50:24 AM
Landmark trial of 1980 Turkish coup conspirators begins, charged for being responsble of the executions and arrests of more than a million civilians in the first three years following the coup

World - Region
3/29/2012 2:13:50 PM
March study on capital punishment by Amnesty International reports rise of executions in only some Middle Eastern countries; Ahram Online queries whether death sentences are a new regional tool to quell the Arab Spring

World - Region
3/3/2012 10:39:01 AM
UN leader Ban Ki-moon demands unconditional humanitarian access to Syrian cities, saying there are "grisly" reports of summary executions and torture in Homs

World - Region
3/2/2012 1:06:22 PM
The UN rights body says their had been unconfirmed information concerning the execution 17 in the city of Homs as regime forces overran the Baba Amr neighbourhood, advocating the regime to respect international law

World - Region
12/13/2011 11:00:00 AM
Rights watchdog condemns beheading of alleged sorceress by Saudi authorities, calls for moratorium on executions in kingdom

World - International
11/30/2011 3:54:01 PM
Belarus, the only European country still carrying out state executions, sentences two men for the deaths of fifteen people in a metro bombing in 2005

World - Region
11/13/2011 7:06:45 PM
The Saudi ministry of interior say that a man convicted of murdering a fellow Saudi was beheaded in Najran, southern Saudi Arabia, raising to at least 68 the number of executions in the kingdom this year

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