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Saudi Arabia: Seven men executed in act of sheer brutality

Headline Title:  Seven men executed in Saudi Arabia 13 March 2013 The execution of seven men in Saudi Arabia after allegedly being forced to “confess” to charges of armed robbery is nothing but an act of sheer brutality, Amnesty International said today.The men were shot by a firing squad this morning in the city of Abha, in the south of the country.“We are outraged by the execution of seven men in Saudi Arabia this morning. We oppose the death penalty in all circumstances, but this case has been particularly shocking,” said Philip Luther, Middle East and North Africa Director at Amnesty…

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