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07 Jan
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Somali military authorities have executed two members of the Al-Shabaab militia group

7 January 2019: Somali military authorities have executed two members of the Al-Shabaab militia group in the capital of Mogadishu, after being convicted for the murder of a traditional elder in Mogadishu. The victims, identified as Ali Hassan (25), and ...

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31 Dec
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Somalia. Six members of the Al-Shabaab militia group executed

31 December 2018: according to Colonel Guhad Mohamud Moalim Omar, one of the Somali security officials in Bardere town, the town’s military court sentenced 6 militants to death and the said Al-Shabaab members were accordingly executed publicly on 31 December ...

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30 Dec
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Egypt. Killer of Copt executed

30 December 2018: Adel Soliman, 48, who murdered the Copt Youssef Lamei, was executed at Burg al-Arab Prison. Alexandria Criminal Court had in February 2018 handed Soliman a death sentence for killing Youssef Lamei, a Coptic shop owner in his ...

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29 Dec
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Military court executes Al-Shabaab assassin in Baidoa for the murder of a prominent cleric

29 December 2018: Somali military court has on Saturday executed Al-Shabaab member who assassinated a famous cleric in Baidoa last year. Mohamed Adan Ali Barrow was killed via firing squad in Baidoa, the interim administrative capital of Southwest state of ...

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25 Dec
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EGYPT: AT LEAST 581 SENTENCED TO DEATH, 32 EXECUTED IN FIRST 11 MONTHS OF 2018

25 December 2018: over 30 people were executed and nearly 600 death sentences were issued in Egypt in the first 11 months of 2018, according to a report issued on 22 December 2018 by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). ...

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24 Dec
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SOMALI MILITARY COURT EXECUTES DEATH SENTENCE

24 december 2018: Somali authorities have today executed a 41-year-old man in Mogadishu for a role in three deadly bombings in Mogadishu. The explosions which all happened in 2017 targeted hotels and restaurant, and claimed lives of over twenty people. ...

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23 Dec
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ISIS-affiliated Egyptian sentenced to death for killing christian doctor

23 December, 2018: the Cairo Criminal Court handed a death sentence to an ISIS-affiliated man who killed a christian doctor in his clinic in Shubra. The prosecution presented a medical report stating that the defendant is not suffering from any ...

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19 Dec
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SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB EXECUTES SUSPECTED GOVERNMENT MILITARY OFFICER

19 december 2018: the firing squad of the Al-Shabaab militia group publicly executed a suspected government military officer in Middle Shabelle’s Galboole village. A sham Al-Shabaab court in Middle Shabelle convicted Mohamed Ali Mohamed, also known as ‘Kartoon,’ of being ...

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17 Dec
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UNGA RESOLUTION ON THE MORATORIUM ON CAPITAL EXECUTIONS

General Assembly  Distr.: General 23 January 2019 Adopted with 120 in favor, 36 against, 32 abstention and 5 absent Seventy-third session Agenda item 74 (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2018 [on the report of the Third ...

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13 Dec
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RESOLUTION ON EGYPT: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TAKES A COURAGEOUS STANCE

13 December 2018: the European Parliament adopted an urgency resolution on Egypt, notably the situation of human rights defenders calling for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights and media workers “detained solely for the peaceful exercise of their freedom of expression, ...

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