Executions in May 2008.

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

 

America

3

Belarus

 

Botswana

 

China

 

Egypt

 

Iran

24

Iraq

 

Japan

 

Jordan

 

Kuwait

 

Libya

 

Malaysia

 

North Korea

 

Pakistan

 

Saudi Arabia

9

Somalia

 

Sudan

 

UAE

 

Yemen

 

Total

36

36 men were executed in May 2008, their details are as under.

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

01/05

Saudi Arabia

Rizqar Sadajan, Ruajan Sudajar and Nayk Mohammad Malik Mohammad

Beheading (p)

Murder

04/05

Iran

3 unnamed men
9 unnamed men

Hanging

Kidnapping & rape
Drugs

06/05

America Georgia

William Earl Lynd

Injection

Murder

07/05

Iran

Hassan, Jalal, Majid & and Mahdi

Hanging

Murder

11/05

Saudi Arabia

Eid Bin Hajhouj Bin Ersan

Beheading (p)

Murder

11/05

Iran

Morteza, Hadi, Javad, Hossein and Mehdi,

Hanging

Rape/murder

13/05

Saudi Arabia

Abdullah bin Hamil Hederiss al-Shemari

Beheading (p)

Murder

17/05

Saudi Arabia

Juman Hussein Jalal-aldeen

Beheading (p)

Murder

21/05

America Mississippi

Earl Wesley Berry

Injection

Murder

23/05

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Hamad bin Saud al-Dusri

Beheading (p)

Rape & armed robbery

27/05

America Virginia

Kevin Green Virginia

Injection

Murder

27/05

Iran

R. A. + unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

28/05

Iran

Reza

Hanging

Rape

31/05

Saudi Arabia

Faleh bin Abdullah bin Taher al-Faqiri al-Anzi and
Nader bin Hamed bin Saliman al-Messaoudi

Beheading (p)

Murder

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

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