Showing posts with label executions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label executions. Show all posts

Friday, November 25, 2022

Circumstances Of Russian POWs Execution In Ukraine Should Be Probed To Fullest - UN OHCHR

Circumstances Of Russian POWs Execution In Ukraine Should Be Probed To Fullest - UN OHCHR

The actual circumstances of the execution of Russian prisoners of war in Ukraine should be investigated to the fullest and those responsible should be brought to justice, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk said on Friday.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

UN demands investigation into Russian POW ‘execution’ video

UN demands investigation into Russian POW ‘execution’ video

The UN’s human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine has called on Kiev to probe a video that apparently shows the country’s troops executing Russian prisoners of war. Moscow has said that killing captives is a “widespread practice” by Ukraine’s armed forces.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Donald Trump acelera las ejecuciones de presos antes de dejar el poder, pese al aumento de casos de coronavirus en las cárceles - Clarín

Donald Trump acelera las ejecuciones de presos

Al tiempo que la presidencia de Donald Trump llega a su fin, su gobierno de Estados Unidos intensifica el ritmo de las ejecuciones federales pese a un aumento en los casos de coronavirus en prisiones, anunciando planes para cinco a partir del jueves y que concluirán pocos días antes de la juramentación del 20 de enero del presidente electo Joe Biden.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution of death row jihadists

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the immediate execution of hundreds of convicted jihadists on death row, in swift retaliation for the ISIS's execution of eight captives.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

HRW: 14 Shiites at Imminent Risk of Execution in Saudi Arabia

 Execution in Saudi Arabia
Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that 14 Shiite Saudi citizens are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court upheld their death sentences in mid-July following an “unfair trial” over protest-related charges.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute an Indian naval officer convicted of espionage and terrorism, in a case that has further strained relations between the Asian neighbors.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Austria Convicts Former FSA Member to Life in Jail for Killing 20 Syrian Soldiers in Homs

A former member of ‘Free Syrian Army’ sneaking into Austria among Syrian refugees was sentenced to life in jail in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, after the regional court found the man guilty of having murdered 20 captured Syrian Army soldiers in Syria’s Central province of Homs.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pakistan army chief approves executions of 30 terrorists

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday signed execution orders of 30 hardcore terrorists who were awarded death sentence by military courts, the military said.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Arkansas Supreme Court halts two executions

The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted two executions hours before they were due to take place, while a federal appeals court overruled a lower court decision that had blocked the state's original plan to put eight inmates to death in an 11-day period.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

ISIS "executing" civilians for trying to flee Mosul

ISIS terror/militants have been killing scores of civilians attempting to flee the war-torn city of Mosul in Iraq, according to eyewitness reports, with as many as 50 people being put to death in the latest mass execution.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Duterte calls EU parliamentarians crazy for criticizing drug war

The president of the Philippines called members of the European Parliament crazy for criticizing his war on drugs and urged them to stop meddling in the country's affairs, according to media reports Monday.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Saudi prince executed for murder

Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday the execution of a Saudi prince for shooting to death a Saudi citizen, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bangladesh executes Islamist party leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes

Bangladesh on Saturday executed another top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, Mir Quasem Ali, for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Saudi executes Jordanian drug smuggler

Most people put to death in Saudi Arabia are beheaded with a sword.
Saudi Arabia on Thursday put to death a Jordanian convicted of drug trafficking, in the kingdom's 91st execution this year.

Maher al-Ghurabli had been found guilty of smuggling amphetamine pills into the kingdom, the interior ministry said in a statement.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Pakistan hangs three convicts amid criticism

Pakistan hanged three convicted murderers on Wednesday, the same day Amnesty International criticised it for becoming the world’s third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Saudi Arabia 'on course to double number of beheadings this year'

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.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Scores of juveniles on death row in Iran - Amnesty

Iran is the world's most prolific executioner of offenders convicted while juveniles, Amnesty International said Tuesday, accusing the Islamic republic of using torture and ill-treatment to extract confessions from minors.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Protesters in Canada oppose $10.5bn deal with Saudi Arabia

 Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of the Canadian capital demanding that the government cancel a multibillion arms deal with Saudi Arabia in the wake of the execution of 47 prisoners, including a Shia religious leader.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...