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Saudi Arabia: Further information on death penalty/ flogging

, Index number: MDE 23/036/2008

The seven men named above had their sentences upheld by the Court of Cassation in Makkah in July. Five of the men have been sentenced to death. The two others were sentenced to be flogged. The cases have been passed to the Supreme Judicial Council. If approved by the Council, all seven sentences could be carried out within days.

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