Saudi court upholds child rapist crucifixion ruling

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    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi court of cassation upheld a ruling to behead and crucify a 22-year-old man convicted of raping five children and leaving one of them to die in the desert, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

    The convict was arrested earlier this year after a seven-year old boy helped police in their investigation. The child left in the desert after the rape was three years old, Okaz newspaper said.

    International rights groups have accused the kingdom, the birthplace of Islam, of applying draconian justice, beheading murderers, rapists and drug traffickers in public. So far this year about 40 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia.

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    pity they are going to cut his head off first.....
     
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    I am ashamed to admit that I was just thinking something along those very lines.

    But let's be civilized:

    Yes. Behead the bastard first.
     
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    I know his crime was horrible, but I still do not support the DP.. Saudi Arabia is just wildly insane overall..
     

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