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Execution of seven people in Saudi Arabia on charges of terrorist activities

28 Feb 2024 - 10:18

The media of Saudi Arabia have reported that this country has executed seven people on Tuesday, February 27 (8th of Pisces) on charges of involvement in terrorist activities.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - International Service: Since 2022, this is the highest number of death sentences carried out in one day. This country executed 81 people in one day in 2022.
The official news agency of Saudi Arabia, citing the Ministry of Interior, reported that these seven people were convicted of the crime of "creating terrorist financing organizations".
Saudi Arabia is one of the countries where a large number of death sentences are implemented, and it has executed 29 people so far this year.
This country executed 170 people last year.
Saudi Arabia, which has been criticized for beheading convicts, has been condemned by many countries and organizations for carrying out death sentences.
The Saudi authorities have not yet clarified the identity of the seven people who were executed, but it appears from their names that they were citizens of this royal country.
Adel al-Saeed, the deputy of the European Human Rights Organization for Saudi Arabia, condemned the "vague and baseless" accusations following these executions.
He added that the statement of the Saudi authorities did not mention the name of the terrorist organization that the executed people were suspected of being a member of.

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