Tag: Execution

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Saudi Arabia Executes Six for Drug Trafficking, Homicide

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Six people convicted of drug trafficking and homicide were executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the government said, the highest number of executions in a single day this year.

Iran Sentences 21-Year-Old to Death for ‘Insulting the Prophet’ Online

Iran Sentences 21-Year-Old to Death for ‘Insulting the Prophet’ Online

Sina Dehghan was 19 years old when the Iranian Revolutionary Guards arrested him at a military barracks in Tehran where he was a conscript on guard duty in October 2015. He and two co-defendants were charged with “posting anti-Islamic content on social media,” according to the Center for Human Rights in Iran.

Islamic State Video Shows Gunshots and Beheading in Afghanistan

Islamic State Video Shows Shootings and Beheading in Afghanistan

The Islamic State chapter in Afghanistan released a video described by Khaama Press as “distressing” and “horrific” on Sunday night. As with so many other propaganda films of the savage terror state, it depicts the execution of prisoners clad in orange jumpsuits.

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Islamic State Uses Welding Gear to Execute Six Youths in Mosul

According to a report from Iraqi News, the Islamic State staged the public execution of six youths from a “resistance faction” in Mosul by handcuffing them and then killing them with a welding machine, before a large crowd of onlookers.

Iraqi government forces celebrate while holding an al-Qaeda affiliated flag after they claimed they have gained complete control of the Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, on January 26, 2015 near the town of Muqdadiyah. Iraqi forces have "liberated" Diyala province from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking all populated areas …

Report: Islamic State Boils 6 Accused Spies Alive in Tar

The Islamic State continues to think up horrifying new methods to execute captives, deserters, and accused spies. In the latest atrocity, six accused spies were reportedly publicly executed in an Iraqi town by dipping them into vats of boiling tar.

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Report: Islamic State Executes 21 Commanders After Recent Defeats

According to reports from the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, as related by the UK Daily Mail, the Islamic State went on a killing spree against its own commanders over the past three weeks, executing 21 of them for failure in Syria.