Executions in May 2017

Listing of verifiable executions worldwide reported this month.

Country

No of executions

Afghanistan

 

America (USA)

2

Bangladesh

 

Belarus

 

Botswana

 

Chad

 

China

1

Egypt

6

Indonesia

 

Iran

33

Iraq

 

Japan

 

Jordan

 

Kuwait

 

Malaysia

2

Nigeria

 

Pakistan

24

Palestine (Gaza)

3

Saudi Arabia

8

Singapore

1

Somalia

2

South Sudan

 

UAE

 

Vietnam

 

Yemen

 

80 men and 2 women were executed in May, their details are as under.

Date

Country

Name

Method

Crime

03/05

Pakistan

Barkat Ali, Muhammad Adil, Ishaq Hai and
Latif-ur-Rehman

Hanging

Terrorism

03/05

Egypt

6 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

03/05

Iran

Maziar Alaie Bakhsh, Jabbar Mollahashemi, Shayan Shaddel, Mohammad Jegarki, Mahmoud Bayat and Ali Maleki + 2 unnamed women

Hanging

Murder

04/05

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

04/05

Pakistan

Hussan Dar, Umer Zada & Hazrat Ali

Hanging

Terrorism

07/05

Saudi Arabia

Fayez bin Ali bin Yahya Yamani

Beheading (p)

Murder

08/05

Iran

M. H. & 1 unnamed man

Hanging

Murder

08/05

Saudi Arabia

Nur bin Ali bin Abdullah al-Ahmed

Beheading (p)

Murder

09/05

Pakistan

Qaiser Khan, Muhammad Umar, Qari Zubair and Aziz Khan

Hanging

Terrorism

09/05

Iran

Koroush Langroudi and Davoud Fateminasb

Hanging

Murder

10/05

Pakistan

Bakht-e-Ameer, Asghar Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, and Mushtaq Ahmed

Hanging

Terrorism

11/05

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Said bin Jamaan al-Zahrani

Beheading (p)

Kidnap & rape

16/05

Saudi Arabia

Mabkhut bin Fahid bin Saitan al-Harajin al-Darari

Beheading (p)

Murder

17/05

America - Georgia

J.W. Ledford Jr.

Injection

Murder

17/05

Pakistan

Ahmed Ali, Asghar Khan, Haroonur Rasheed, and Gul Rehman

Hanging

Terrorism

18/05

Pakistan

Muhammad Ibrahim, Rizwan Ullah, Sardar Ali & Sher Muhammad Khan

Hanging

Terrorism

18/05

Somalia

Abdukadir Abdi Hassan

Shooting

Terrorism

19/05

Singapore

Muhammad Ridzuan Md Ali

Hanging

Drugs

21/05

Saudi Arabia

Said bin Rashed bin Awayedh al-Adhyani al-Harshi

Beheading (p)

Murder

22/05

Saudi Arabia

Mufreh bin Musfer bin Ali al-Yami, Nasser bin Musfer bin Ali al-Yami &
Niyaz Min Zarayin Khan

Beheading (p)

Drugs

23/05

Iran

Kazem Hajaji, Seyed Ali Mousavi, Jaber Fakhri and 2 unnamed men

Hanging

Murder

23/05

Iran

Davoud Hamdard

Hanging

Drugs

23/05

Iran

Asghar (j) &
Mehran Ashrafi

Hanging

Murder

23/05

Iran

Ahmad Delvari Ahmadpur

Hanging

Murder

24/05

Malaysia

Yong Kar Mun
1 unnamed man

Hanging

Armed robbery
Murder

24/05

Iran

Abdollah Ghaderzadeh

Hanging

Drugs

24/05

Pakistan

Atta Ullah &
Taj Muhammad

Hanging

Terrorism

25/05

Palestine (Gaza)

Ashraf Abu Leila &
Hisham al-Aloul
Abdallah al-Nashar

Hanging

Shooting

Murder and treason

25/05

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging

Rape

25/05

Iran

Mehrdad Asgari

Hanging

Drugs

25/05

Somalia

Yusuf Hussein Mohamud

Shooting

Murder

25/05

Iran

Hujatolla Tedro

Hanging

Rape

25/05

America - Alabama

Tommy Arthur

Injection

Murder

26/05

China

Zhao Liping

Injection?

Murder

26/05

Iran

Salahuddin Shafikia, Ramezan Mokhtari, Morteza Sanaie and Osman Hosni

Hanging

Drugs

28/05

Iran

1 unnamed man

Hanging (p)

Rape

31/05

Iran

M. Sanaee

Hanging

Drugs

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

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