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Islamic State Beheads Two Women in Syria for 'Witchcraft and Sorcery'
World  (tags: violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, middle-east, Human Rights, women, executions, news, freedoms, death, ethics, corruption, crime, humans )

Carrie He
- 95 days ago -
The extremist group has become infamous for gruesome executions and mass killings, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the two women were the first female civilians to be beheaded by IS.
Isis: Sadistic Islamic State Video Shows Executions By Drowning, Explosive Beheading and RPG Fire
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, politics, news, israel, iraq, iran, humans, freedoms, death, conflict, ISIS, Islamic State, executions, video, drowning, beheading )

- 101 days ago -
Islamic State (Isis) has released one of its most gruesome videos to date in which alleged spies are executed by drowning in a cage, blown up in a car with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and beheaded with explosives.
Indonesia: Indonesia: Reprehensible Executions Show Complete Disregard for Human Rights Safeguards
World  (tags: executions, Indonesia )

- 158 days ago -
The eight individuals executed today are Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran (both Australian, males), Raheem Agbaje Salami (Nigerian, male. Also known as Jamiu Owolabi Abashin), Zainal Abidin (Indonesian, male), Martin Anderson alias Belo . . .
Stop the Executions in Indonesia
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, death, executions, petition to sign )

- 163 days ago -
On April 9 Indonesian Attorney General HM Prasetyo made statement implying that his office may carry out the executions of 10 prisoners after the Asia-Africa Conference, which is being held between 19 and 24 April. Please keep taking action so we can keep
Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Killing Of Pilot, Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, crime, death, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, world, Jordan, Al Qaida, prisoners, executions )

Carrie He
- 242 days ago -
Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn Wednesday, a government spokesman said, just hours after Islamic State militants released a video purportedly showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.
Iraqis Protest Treatment of Minority Christians
World  (tags: Iraq, Kurdistan, Arbil, Christians, Islam, forced conversions, executions, displacement, ISIS, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, terrorism )

- 434 days ago -
Hundreds of people demonstrated Thursday in Arbil, capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, to condemn the forced displacement of Iraqi Christians and call for their protection.
Stop the Execution of Abdullah Al-Qahtani in Iraq - URGENT Action !
World  (tags: Iraq, executions, humanrights, death, torture, sharia law, Al quaeda )

- 913 days ago -
Saudi Arabian national Abdullah al-Qahtani was viciously beaten, burned and asphyxiated into "confessing" to being a member of al-Qaida. That's not all. Today, Abdullah al-Qahtani could be executed in Iraq for a false confession.
Internally Displaced: When the Sikhs Fled Khyber From Lashkar-E-Islam
World  (tags: Islamist group, Jizya tax, Dhimmis, Sikhs, kidnapping, executions )

- 934 days ago -
When Lashkar-e-Islam gained power in the Khyber Agency, Mangal Bagh imposed Jizya on the Sikh community. Those who refused to pay the tax were kidnapped and then executed.
Saudi Arabia Delays Execution of Seven Men, Families Say
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, executions, delay, King Abdullah, Prince Miteb, Sharia, Human Rights, crucifixion )

- 941 days ago -
Saudi Arabia has granted a last-minute stay of execution to seven men who were due to die Tuesday for their part in an armed robbery committed when most of them were juveniles, according to relatives and family friends.
Stop The Gambia's Execution Spree! ACTION
World  (tags: world, Gambia, executions, violence, Yahya Jammeh, humanrights, corruption, death, politics )

- 1118 days ago -
The death penalty in The Gambia is often used to punish "treason" as a tool for quashing political dissent. International standards on fair trials, including presumption of innocence, access to lawyers and avenues for appeals are often not respected.
NIGERIA: Police Kill, Rape, Torture and Extort Says Rights Group
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, africa, Nigeria, police, torture, extortion, rape, interrogation, executions, rights groups, OSJI, government )

- 1959 days ago -
Nigerian police routinely carry out summary executions of suspected criminals, use torture to extract confessions from detainees, and rape just as an interrogation technique, according to a report by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), a rights
Somali Militants Execute 'Spies'
World  (tags: Somalia, militants, violence, executions, government, freedoms, death, human rights )

- 2196 days ago -
Islamist militants in Somalia have executed two people they accused of spying for foreign organizations.
World  (tags: iraq, GAY IRAQIS, EXECUTIONS, terrorism, society, violence, usa, war, humans, HumanRights, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, crime, death, government, politics, world )

- 2380 days ago -
Urgent action is needed to halt the execution of 128 prisoners on death row in Iraq. Many of those awaiting execution were convicted for the 'crime' of homosexuality, according to IRAQI-LGBT, a UK based organisation of Iraqis supporting gay, lesbian, bise
Sign Petition: Save Women Now From Oppression and Violence
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, beheading, sad )

- 2400 days ago -
Women are oppressed, beaten, murdered in America and around the world in the name of Islamic supremacism. We call upon the leaders of the world to take responsibility to SAVE WOMEN NOW from this cruel, vicious, and deadly ideology.
Islamic Honor Killings Take Center Stage On International Women's Day
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, sad )

- 2400 days ago -
It's not enough for Americans to adopt "resolutions" opposing violence when Islamic girls are stoned for being victims of gang-rapes. Such violence has moved into the United States, with beatings and murders, including a recent beheading, documented.

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