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Published On: Fri, Jan 8th, 2016

“Saudi Arabia had a shameful start to 2016” Human Rights Watch

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Saudi Arabia: Mass Execution Largest Since 1980

Protesters carry posters of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr during a demonstration in front of Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, January 3, 2016. © 2016 Reuters.

Protesters carry posters of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr during a demonstration in front of Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, January 3, 2016. © 2016 Reuters.


Prominent Shia Cleric Among 47 Executed

Beirut(ANN) – Saudi authorities carried out the largest mass execution in the country since 1980, putting 47 men to death on January 2, 2016. According to the Saudi state news agency, all of the men were convicted on terrorism charges, and most were members of Al Qaeda. The mass execution to begin 2016 follows 158 executions in 2015.
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“Saudi Arabia had a shameful start to 2016, executing 47 people in a day, after a year with one of the highest execution rates in its recent history. The death penalty is never the answer to crimes, and executing prisoners en masse further stains Saudi Arabia’s troubling human rights record.” Sarah Leah Whit-son, Middle East director .

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