Saudi Arabia Remains on U.N. Human Rights Council despite 19 Beheadings, including One for ‘Sorcery’

Saudi Arabia Remains on U.N. Human Rights Council despite 19 Beheadings, including One for ‘Sorcery’


‘Ask any human rights organization where they stand on chopping off people’s heads and they’ll probably say such actions constitute a violation of human rights.
And yet, one nation that does a lot of beheadings is on the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Lately, in fact, Saudi Arabia can’t seem to get enough beheadings. Its government has executed at least 19 people using this method since August 4, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Of the 19, eight were found guilty of non-violent offenses; seven for drug smuggling and one for committing sorcery.’
Read more: Saudi Arabia Remains on U.N. Human Rights Council despite 19 Beheadings, including One for ‘Sorcery’
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