Executions in December 2009.

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

 

America (USA)

4

Bangladesh

 

Botswana

1

China

4

Iran

14

Iraq

 

Japan

 

Jordan

 

Kuwait

 

Libya

 

Malaysia

 

North Korea

 

Pakistan

 

Saudi Arabia

3

Singapore

 

Sudan

 

Thailand

 

Yemen

 

25 men (1 juvenile) and 1 woman were executed in December 2009, their details are as under.

 

Country

Name

Method

Crime

02/12

America Tennessee

Cecil Johnson

Injection

Murder

03/12

America Texas

Bobby Wayne Woods

Injection

Murder

07/12

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Bin Basheer Bin Saoud Al-Shamari

Beheading (p)

Murder/rape of children

07/12

Iran

Unnamed man

Hanging (p)

Murder

08/12

China

Yang Yanming

Injection

Embezzlement

08/12

America Ohio

Kenneth Biros

Injection

Murder

11/12

America Indiana

Matthew Eric Wrinkles

Injection

Murder

11/12

China

Zhao Qingmei (f)

Injection?

Child prostitution

13/12

Iran

Hamad Kh.

Hanging (p)

Armed robbery

14/12

Iran

Mohammad Sadeq

Hanging (p)

Murder

17/12

Iran

Mosleh Zamani (j) +
4 unnamed men

Hanging

Rape
Murder

18/12

Botswana

Gerald Dube

Hanging

Murder

19/12

Iran

Omid A

Hanging

Drugs

21/12

Saudi Arabia

Khaled bin Saleh al-Owfi

Beheading (p)

Murder

22/12

China

Wang Xingping

Injection?

Murder & gang crimes

22/12

Iran

Esmail Fathipour and Mohammad Esfandiarpour

Hanging

Armed robbery

27/12

Saudi Arabia

Suleiman bin Ali

Beheading (p)

Rape

29/11

China

Akmal Shaikh

Injection

Drugs

29/11

Iran

Qodrat, Khan Mohammad and Mostafa

Hanging

Drugs

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

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