Executions in December 2005.

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

America

5

Bangladesh

0

China

2

Iran

16

Iraq

0

Japan

0

Jordan

0

Kuwait

5

Libya

0

Pakistan

1

Saudi Arabia

6

Taiwan

2

Vietnam

0

Yemen

0

Total

37

36 men and 1 woman were executed in December 2005, their details are as under :

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

01/12

America N. Carolina

Kenneth Lee Boyd

Injection

Murder

02/12

Singapore

Nguyen Tuong Van

Hanging

Drugs

02/12

America S. Carolina

Shawn Humphries

Injection

Murder

03/12

Kuwait

Syed Mudassar Shah, Muhammad Ahmad Khan, Faiz Muhammad Umar and
Abdul Basar Umar

Hanging

Drugs

03/12

Saudi Arabia

Ahmad bin Mohammed Al-Shater

Beheading (p)

Murder

05/12

America Maryland

Wesley E. Baker

Injection

Murder

07/12

Iran

Abdolreza Akbari-Diba, & Farhad Akbari-Diba,

Hanging (p)

Murder

07/12

Saudi Arabia

Yehya Ghozwani
Mushabab Al-Rashidi

Beheading (p)

Murder

07/12

Iran

Akram N. (f)

Hanging

Murder

08/12

Iran

Gholam S.

Hanging

Murder

10/12

Iran

Rostam Tajik (j)

Hanging (p)

Murder

13/12

America - California

Stanley "Tookie" Williams

Injection

Murder

14/12

America - Mississippi

John B. Nixon

Injection

Murder

16/12

China

Lu Wanli

Injection (?)

Bribery/corruption

18/12

Saudi Arabia

Haza bin Abdulaziz bin Faraj al-Dossari

Beheading (p)

Murder

18/12

Iran

Mohsen & Ali Babaipour

Hanging

Murder

18/12

Iran

Aziz

Hanging

Murder

20/12

Saudi Arabia

Suleiman bin Saad al-Shataan
Hassan bin Mohammed al-Mashi al-Omari &
Tamer bin Salem Dugheiman

Beheading (p)

Murder

20/12

China

Fu Hegong

Shooting?

Multiple murder

20/12

Iran

3 unnamed men

Hanging (p)

Unknown

21/12

Kuwait

Thamer Marzouk Al-Azmi

Hanging

Murder

26/12

Taiwan

Lin Meng-kai and Lin Hsin-hung

Injection

Murder

27/12

Iran

Farhad Saleh-Pour

Hanging

Unknown

27/12

Iran

Yar-Mohammad Samadi

Hanging (p)

Murder

27/12

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Nur Mohammed Ali

Beheading (p)

Murder

28/12

Iran

Naeem Abdullah & Jalil

Hanging (p)

Armed robbery

29/12

Iran

Eskandar Morajei

Hanging (p)

Murder

30/12

Pakistan

Nasir Ali Bangash

Hanging

Murder

31/12

Saudi Arabia

Sultan bin Julwi bin Farhan Al Dussari

Beheading (p)

Murder

(f) = female, (j) = juvenile, (p) = public

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