Executions in Saudi Arabia are usually carried out by beheading with a sword. Saudi Arabia must halt a “disturbing” rise in death penalty usage that has resulted in at least 47 state killings in the country already this year, Amnesty International urged after six more people were executed today. Five Yemeni men were beheaded and “crucified” this morning in the city of Jizan, while a Saudi Arabian man was executed in the south-western city of Abha.
Wanted: Recruits for the world's most bloodthirsty job... Saudis advertise for EIGHT new executioners - and beginners are welcome So far 89 people have been beheaded in public in Saudi Arabia this year Such is appetite for capital punishment, country needs new executioners Each will be given a traditional sword and train by beheading live sheep.
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