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  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of 7 convicted youths (13.02.13)

    France condemns the execution of 7 youths today in Saudi Arabia. It reaffirms that the execution of those who were minors at the time of their offences is contrary to the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, which Saudi Arabia has ratified. In addition, the fact that these executions were carried out in public is especially shocking.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of Nimr Ben Fahid al-Soubeï (26.02.13)

    France condemns the beheading of Nimr Ben Fahid al-Soubeï in Saudi Arabia on February 26. This execution brings the number of people executed in this country since the beginning of the year to 17, making Saudi Arabia a country with one of the highest execution rates.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of a convicted person (14.02.13)

    France again expresses its deep concern at the alarming rate of executions in Saudi Arabia. These executions contradict the global trend toward the abolition of this inhuman punishment, the deterrent value of which has never been established.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of Abdallah Ben Fandi Al-Chammari (05.02.13)

    France again expresses its grave concern at the rate of executions in Saudi Arabia. With 10 executions since the beginning of 2013, Saudi Arabia is a country with one of the highest execution rates in the world. These executions contradict the global trend toward the abolition of this inhuman punishment, the deterrent value of which has never been established.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of two convicted persons (30.01.13)

    France condemns the beheading on January 30 in Saudi Arabia of Marwan al-Balawi and Hussein al-Yami. Today, once again, France expresses its grave concern at the rate of executions in Saudi Arabia. With 9 executions since the beginning of 2013, Saudi Arabia is one of the states with the highest death penalty rates in the world. These executions contradict the global trend toward the abolition of this inhuman punishment, the deterrent value of which has never been established.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of Messaed Rouili (29.01.13)

    France condemns the beheading on January 29 in Saudi Arabia of Mr. Messaed Rouili. With 7 executions since the beginning of 2013, Saudi Arabia is one of the 4 states with the highest death penalty rate in the world. These executions contradict the global trend toward the abolition of this inhuman punishment, the deterrent value of which has never been established.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of Arshad Mohammed (16.01.13)

    France condemns the beheading on January 16 in Saudi Arabia of Pakistani citizen Arshad Mohammed and is concerned at the alarming rate of executions being carried out in this country. This is the 4th execution since the beginning of 2013.

  • Saudi Arabia – Execution of Eid al-Dhafiri (14.01.13)

    France condemns the beheading on January 13 in Saudi Arabia of Eid al-Dhafiri and is concerned at the ever increasing number of executions in this country. While 76 people were executed in Saudi Arabia in 2012, this is the 3rd execution since the beginning of 2013.

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