Kuwait Hangs Seven People In First Executions Since 2017

Four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, a Syrian, and an Ethiopian were hanged, despite condemnation from Amnesty International.

Kuwait has put seven people to death in a mass execution, the state-run KUNA news agency confirmed, making it the first execution since 2017 despite appeals from human rights organizations for clemency.

The inmates who were hanged on Wednesday were four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, a Syrian, and an Ethiopian. Two of the seven were women.


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