The story: Saudi Arabia has executed 81 individuals convicted of terrorism-related offenses—among the largest mass-executions in the Kingdom’s history. Tehran has suspended reconciliation talks with the Kingdom, allegedly over the mass-killing. The executions follow a recent interview with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud (MbS), where he claims to have reformed the Kingdom’s justice system to satisfy human rights concerns.
The coverage: The Saudi Ministry of Interior (MOI) reported on Mar. 12 that it had “implemented the Sharia court’s rulings against 81 individuals convicted of terrorist cases...”
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