Beheadings Saudi Arabia

SOWDY BARBARIA ON TRACK TO DOUBLE BEHEADINGS THIS YEAR……

Saudi Arabia, a place where one can still visit the seventh century and not be in a museum.

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Saudi Arabia ‘on course to double number of beheadings this year’

The British Government has been urged to do more to put pressure on its Gulf allies to halt the bloodshed

Saudi Arabia has already executed 82 people this year and is on course to behead twice as many prisoners as it did in 2015, according to new statistics compiled by a leading human rights organisation likely to raise fresh concerns about the UK’s close ties to the Kingdom.

The British Government has been urged to do more to put pressure on its Gulf allies to halt the bloodshed in light of the figures, which would see the total death toll in Saudi Arabia reach a record high of more than 320 by the end of the year if the current rate is maintained.

This would be more than double the 158 executions carried out by the Kingdom last year, which was in itself a dramatic rise on the 88 people it beheaded in 2014. The figures were compiled by the UK organisation Reprieve using a combination of official statements from the Saudi government and reliable local media reports.

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