WorldViews: Chart: The mystery behind a dramatic rise in executions in Saudi Arabia

By Adam Taylor, May 28, 2015

This week, Saudi Arabia announced the executions of Awad al-Rowaili and Lafi al-Shammary. These two men had been found guilty of smuggling amphetamines in the northern region of Jawf, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. Their executions were followed on Wednesday by news of the killing of Hussein Daghriri in the southern province of Jazan. Daghriri had been found guilty in a murder, the SPA reported.Read full article >>