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#SueMeSaudi: Twitter users taunt Saudi Arabia

The hashtag #SueMeSaudi is soaring after a source at the Saudi Arabian justice ministry reportedly said he would sue a Twitter user who compared Saudi Arabia to the terror group “Islamic State.” The justice ministry official was quoted by the government-aligned Al Riyadh newspaper as saying “The justice ministry will sue the person who described …

Deutsche Welle

Death penalty abolition: A Swedish view

By Charlotta Sparre The 10th of October marks the World Day against the Death Penalty. As a form of punishment, death penalty concerns everyone’s right to life. It is not only cruel, inhuman and degrading, but also irreversible and irreparable. No country and no legal system is immune to the miscarriage of justice. The state, …

Daily News Egypt

Arish women protest death penalty imposed on husbands

 By Nasser Elazazy Dozens of women and their children continued protesting Saturday in front of Al-Refai mosque against the death penalty verdict imposed their husbands and fathers. The 14 men, members of the radical Tawheed and jihad group, were sentenced to death Monday by Ismailia’s criminal court. The sentenced men included eight members who escaped …

Daily News Egypt

Controversy over capital punishment

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) has called for a reconsideration of what crimes are subject to the death penalty, following the sentencing of 14 militants involved in attacks on security forces in north Sinai last year. The EOHR condemned the attackers and supported their facing trial, but it also called for a review …

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