“Saudi Arabia has beheaded at least 19 people since the beginning of August in a surge of executions, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
The deaths relate to the period from 4 to 20 August and are included in the 34 deaths ordered since the beginning of January.
According to HRW, international standards require that capital punishment should only be reserved for the “most serious crimes” in countries that still use it.”* The Young Turks hosts Ana Kasparian and Ben Mankiewicz (Turner Classic Movies) break it down.
*Read more here from Natasha Culzac / The Independent:
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