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Iraq executes 11 people despite international outcry
BBC News ^ | 7 October 2012 | Last updated at 10:12 ET

Posted on 10/07/2012 4:59:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Eleven people have been executed in Iraq, bringing the number of executions this year to at least 113.

Ten Iraqis and one Algerian were put to death on Sunday, the justice ministry told the BBC. The men were convicted of terrorist activities, reports say.

The high number of executions has led to international calls for a moratorium on Baghdad's use of the death penalty. …

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: deathpenalty; iran; iraq; religionofpeace

1 posted on 10/07/2012 4:59:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Since I live in Texas....this might or might not be a bad thing.


2 posted on 10/07/2012 5:03:05 PM PDT by berdie
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To: berdie

If they really were terrorists, then good.


3 posted on 10/07/2012 5:08:14 PM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: Olog-hai

A dead Islamist is a good Islamist...


4 posted on 10/07/2012 5:10:37 PM PDT by blam
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To: Olog-hai

Death for terrorism? What’s wrong with that?


5 posted on 10/07/2012 5:18:24 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: Olog-hai

Executing a terrorist ensures he will not be freed to kill again by an al-Queda jailbreak, nor by some future politician.


6 posted on 10/07/2012 5:20:46 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: carriage_hill

Most likely UN and European left-wing self-righteousness.


7 posted on 10/07/2012 5:22:08 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

They could execute a 113 a day and I couldn’t care less.


8 posted on 10/07/2012 5:31:29 PM PDT by bigheadfred (wowza)
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To: bigheadfred

Me either.

Who said that the Middle East produces two things: oil and dead bodies? That seems correct to me.


9 posted on 10/07/2012 5:50:54 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Olog-hai

Well, at least they arent waterboarding them.........


10 posted on 10/07/2012 7:09:53 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: PapaBear3625

Definitely. lowers the recidivism rate.....


11 posted on 10/07/2012 7:10:57 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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