Executions in October 2008.

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

 

America

6

Bahrain

 

Botswana

 

China

1

Egypt

 

Iran

18

Indonesia

 

Japan

2

Jordan

 

Kuwait

 

Libya

 

Malaysia

 

North Korea

5

Pakistan

 

Saudi Arabia

13

Somalia

1

Sudan

 

UAE

 

Yemen

 

Total

46

40 men 6 women were executed in October 2008, their details are as under.

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

04/10

Iran

Nosrat

Hanging

Murder

07/10

North Korea

5 unnamed women

Shooting

Prostitution

08/10

Saudi Arabia

Ali Bin Abdullah Bin Musfir Al-Salouli Al-Bishi

Beheading (p)

Drugs

12/10

Saudi Arabia

Musaed bin Attiyah al-Ruwaili & Badr bin Hmoud al-Khumaisi

Beheading (p)

Murder

13/10

Saudi Arabia

Hassan bin Awadh al-Bariqi

Beheading (p)

Murder

13/10

Iran

Shahram Eyvani, Ramezan Rafei and Sasan Dogoshkani

Hanging

Murder

14/10

Iran

Omid Kh.

Hanging

Murder

14/10

America Georgia

Richard Cooey

Injection

Murder

14/10

America Texas

Alvin Kelly

Injection

Murder

14/10

Saudi Arabia

Venancio Ladion
Fahd al-Shadoukhey

Beheading (p)

Murder
Rape

15/10

Iran

M. Gh.

Hanging

Murder

16/10

Saudi Arabia

Fatin bin Fallaj al-Shibani al-Otaybi

Beheading (p)

Murder

16/10

America Texas

Kevin Watts

Injection

Murder

17/10

Saudi Arabia

Dia al-Haq Sahib al-Haq and Sadiq Shah Hazrat Shah

Beheading (p)

Drugs

20/10

Iran

4 unnamed men

Hanging

Drugs

21/10

Iran

Qanbar Kelari

Hanging (p)

Drugs

21/10

Saudi Arabia

Omar Bin Abid Wakdani and Fawzi bin Abd al-Badi

Beheading (p)

Murder

21/10

America Texas

Joseph Ries

Injection

Murder

22/10

Saudi Arabia

Omar bin Abid Wakdani

Beheading (p)

Murder

23/10

China

Li Litian

Injection?

Murder

23/10

Iran

Zamarud Mir, Watan Yar, Samir Mirza + 1 unnamed

Hanging

Drugs

27/10

Somalia

Aisho Ibrahim Dhuhulow (j/f) *

Stoning

Adultery

27/10

Japan

Michitoshi Kuma &
Masahiro Takashio

Hanging

Murder

27/10

Iran

A. M. and Kh. N.

Hanging

Drugs

28/10

America Texas

Eric Nenno

Injection

Murder

29/10

Iran

Gholamreza Saeedi (j)

Hanging

Murder

30/10

America Texas

Gregory Wright

Injection

Murder

31/10

Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Mehnishi

Beheading (p)

Rape

* the stoning to death of 13 year old Aisho Ibrahim Dhuhulow was a quasi-judicial execution carried out by Islamist insurgents.

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

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