Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Saudi Arabia is executing people at a "frightening" rate

"Saudi Arabia is executing people at a "frightening" rate, campaigners have warned, after it emerged the kingdom had killed its 70th prisoner of the year bringing the total number to almost half that of 2015." "Despite condemning the executions earlier this year as “deeply deplorable” President François Hollande awarded his nation’s most prestigious award to the heir to the Saudi throne, Prince Mohammed bin Naif on Friday."