Thursday, October 15, 2015

Saudi Arabia sentences teen to death by beheading and crucifixion

THE GUARDIAN
By Shiv Malik, Mona Mahmood and Laurence Topham

SAUDIA ARABIA---The mother of a Saudi protester sentenced to death by beheading and crucifixion has begged Barack Obama to intervene to save her son’s life. The official charges levelled against Nimr included attending a protest, using his phone to encourage further support for the demonstrations and possessing a gun, an accusation which the family strongly denies. [link]