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Saudi Arabia executes eight Bangladeshi nationals

07 October 2011 Saudi Arabia has executed eight Bangladeshi migrant workers, sentenced to death for the alleged murder of an Egyptian man. Eight Bangladeshi men have been executed in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Friday.The migrant workers, who were beheaded in public, were sentenced to death for the alleged murder of an Egyptian man in April 2007. Since the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, executions have resumed in Saudi Arabia at an alarming rate. “Court proceedings in Saudi Arabia fall far short of international standards for fair trial and news of these recent multiple executions…

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