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Saudi Arabia: Scheduled beheading reflects authorities’ callous disregard to human rights

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia: Scheduled beheading reflects authorities’ callous disregard to human rights 22 August 2014 The current surge in executions in Saudi Arabia is continuing unabated with another beheading scheduled for Monday 25 August, said Amnesty International today.The planned beheading of Hajras al-Qurey will be the 23rd execution in the last three weeks -- although more could take place on Saturday and Sunday. Earlier this week the organisation called on the Kingdom to halt all executions after four members of the same family were beheaded for “receiving drugs”.“The…

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