Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The Saudi Witch Trial: 73rd Beheading is a Saudi Woman | Al Bawaba

Via Jordan's al Bawaba,The Saudi Witch Trial: 73rd Beheading is a Saudi Woman | Al Bawaba:
A Saudi Arabian woman was beheaded after being convicted of “practising witchcraft and sorcery,” the interior ministry said in a statement published by official state-run SPA news agency.

Amina bint Abdulhalim Nassar became the 73rd person executed in the ultra-conservative gulf kingdom this year after being sentenced to death in the northern Jawf province, the news agency reported.

The death continues to spark outrage among activists in the country as well as international human rights groups, who have repeatedly called for a moratorium on the death penalty in Saudi.
Say a prayer for her.

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