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December 13, 2011

The beheading of a woman convicted of "witchcraft and sorcery" is deeply shocking and highlights the urgent need for a halt in executions in Saudi Arabia, Amnesty International said today.

December 12, 2011
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry has said a woman has been beheaded for the crime of "witchcraft and sorcery."
December 1, 2011
Saudi Arabian authorities have been using the fight against terrorism as a pretext to crack down on dissent.

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