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On The Saudi Cross

Dawn broke early in Abha, Saudi Arabia and seven once juvenile gang-members were led out to the public killing grounds to be shot instead of beheaded due to a shortage of experienced swordsmen. They had been boys on the date of their sentence. Their crime was theft. Their youth was not taken into consideration by […]

Saudi Justice

Saudi Arabia hit the headlines across the globe after a young Saudi prisoner announced that he had been sentenced to crucifixion for three days. The condemned man had been convicted of theft in 2009 and Sharia law in the southern province demanded capital punishment, even though he was 15 at the time of the jewelry […]