Today In The Middle East Dozens Of People Remain Behind Bars, Awaiting The Death Penalty

Cedid Atlas (Middle East) 1803

It’s been a busy year for executioners—at least in the Middle East. On January 15, the kingdom of Bahrain shot and killed three men in its first executions since 2010. Ten days later, Kuwait led seven men to the gallows in its first state-sanctioned killings since 2013. Then, on March 4, Jordan hung 15 men at…