Al Jazeera reports there has been a surge in beheadings in Saudi Arabia in August.
At least 19 people have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia this month for offences including drug smuggling and sorcery, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).
The dead include four Saudi men executed in Najran province on Monday for smuggling hashish, and two foreigners - a Syrian and a Pakistani, accused of the same crime.
Authorities beheaded Saudi national, Mohammed bin Bakr al-Alawi, on August 5 for allegedly practicing sorcery, the Saudi Gazette reported.
That’s a lot of beheading, for one trivial crime and one nothing. Saudi Arabia is even worse than Texas.
On Wednesday, Saudi authorities executed a Pakistani national for the murder of an
(This is a syndicated post. Read the original at FreeThoughtBlogs.)