Record year for beheadings in Saudi Arabia
Ho hum! Another day, another beheading in Saudi Arabia:
Sunday's execution brought to 136 the number of people beheaded in the kingdom this year, according to an Associated Press count. Saudi Arabia beheaded 38 people last year and 83 people in 2005.
after the publicity regarding the imprisonment and 200 lash sentence to a Saudi woman who suffered a gang rape.
February, four Sri Lankan workers were executed for armed robbery and their headless bodies left on public display in Riyadh, triggering harsh criticism from international rights groups.