Executions in May 2016

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

6

America (USA)

1

Bangladesh

1

Belarus

 

Botswana

1

Chad

 

China

 

Egypt

 

Indonesia

 

Iran

60

Iraq

22

Japan

 

Kurdistan

 

Malaysia

 

Pakistan

10

Palestine (Gaza)

3

Saudi Arabia

7

Singapore

1

Somalia

 

Taiwan

1

UAE

 

Vietnam

 

Yemen

 

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

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

01/05

Saudi Arabia

Saad al-Zahrani

Beheading (p)

Murder

01/05

Iran

M. R. & 1 unnamed man
1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder
Rape

03/05

Pakistan

Asghar Ali

Hanging

Murder

03/05

Iran

2 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

03/05

Pakistan

Nadim Aslam, Mohammad Ishfaq, Mohammad Arif and Shahzad

Hanging

Murder

03/05

Iran

Avaz

Hanging (p)

Murder

04/05

Saudi Arabia

Mufreh al-Harissi

Beheading (p)

Murder

04/05

Iran

Ahmad al-Tafi, Abdolhamid Baqeri, Majid Imani, and Reza Hosseini

Hanging

Drugs

04/05

Pakistan

Muhammad Zahoor

Hanging

Murder

05/05

Saudi Arabia

Maher al-Ghurabli

Beheading (p)

Drugs

07/05

Iran

Fardin R.

Hanging (p)

Armed robbery

08/05

Afghanistan

6 unnamed men

Hanging

Terrorism

08/05

Iran

Morteza
Mohsen Bahaoldini

Hanging

Murder
Drugs

09/05

Iran

Nasser Saeedi and
Mehdi Naboshi

Hanging

Murder

10/05

Pakistan

Capt Zafar Iqbal Mirza, Sarfraz and Mansha

Hanging

Murder

10/05

Saudi Arabia

Mohsen al-Dosari

Beheading (p)

Murder

10/05

Taiwan

Cheng Chieh

Shooting

Murder

11/05

Bangladesh

Motiur Rahman Nizami

Hanging

War crimes

11/05

Iran

2 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

11/05

America - Missouri

Earl Forrest

Injection

Murder

12/05

Iran

Behnam Mohammadi

Hanging

Drugs

14/05

Iran

A. A. & E. Sh.

Hanging

Drugs

14/05

Iran

H. P.

Hanging

Rape

17/05

Iran

H. H.

Hanging (p)

Murder

17/05

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Ishaq Gul

Beheading (p)

Drugs

17/05

Iran

Rahim Khodayari, Ramin Imani & Sohrab Sharbatiyeh
1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

Armed robbery

17/05

Iran

Naji Keywan, Nader Mohammadi, Ali Shamugardian, Aziz Nouri-Azar, Fereydoon Rashidi and Heidar Amini

Hanging

Drugs

18/05

Iran

Yaghoub Jahed and Seyed Jalal Abedi

Hanging

Drugs

18/05

Iran

2 unnamed men

Hanging

Rape

18/05

Iran

Dariush Farajzadeh, S. R. & Ghafour Ghaderzadeh

Hanging

Murder

19/05

Iran

Sepahdar

Hanging

Murder

20/05

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

20/05

Singapore

Kho Jabing

Hanging

Murder

24/05

Saudi Arabia

Emad bin Saud bin Uwaidh Al-Usaimi

Beheading (p)

Murder

24/05

Iran

Ruhollah Roshangar, Hadi Shekasteh and Moslem Mahmoud Zehi Khash

Hanging

Drugs

24/05

Iraq

22 unnamed men
(date of announcement)

Hanging

Terrorism

25/05

Iran

Mehdi Rajai, (j), Mohsen Agha-Mohammadi, Asghar Azizi, Farhad Bakhshayesh, Iman Fatemi-Pour, Javad Khorsandi, Hossein Mohammadi, Masoud Raghadi, and Khosrow Robat-Dasti (11 men)

Hanging

Murder (10)

Rape (1)

25/05

Botswana

Patrick Gabaakanye

Hanging

Murder

26/05

Iran

Hamid B.

Hanging (p)

Rape

27/05

Pakistan

Said Jehan

Hanging

Murder

29/05

Saudi Arabia

Fahd bin Bakr bin Mohammed Hawsawi

Beheading (p)

Murder

30/05

Iran

Zohrabi + 2 unnamed men

Hanging (p)

Rape

31/05

Palestine (Gaza)

2 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

31/05

Palestine (Gaza)

1 unnamed man

Shooting

Murder

31/05

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

31/05

Pakistan

Basheer

Hanging

Murder

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

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