Executions in Saudi Arabia Have Doubled Under Crown Prince, Watchdog Says

Number of executions between June 2017 and March 2018 was 133, compared to 67 in preceding eight months before Crown Prince Mohammed was installed, reports Reprieve; nearly half of those executed in 2018 were foreign nationals

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Executions in Saudi Arabia doubled during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first eight months in power, according to a new report by a U.K. human rights group.