Tag: execution

Ethiopia mourns Christians slain by Isis

Originally published in The Gospel Herald Ethiopia began three days of national mourning on Tuesday, with joint Christian and Muslim prayers for nearly 30 Ethiopian Christians slaughtered by Islamic State militants in Libya. The massacre, which came to light over the weekend following the release of a highly-produced video titled […]

North Korea executes senior officals for watching soapies

Originally published in Christianity Today There are reports in The Telegraph today of senior figures in the North Korean government being executed for watching South Korean soap operas. South Korean intelligence puts the number of government and military officials publically executed in North Korea this year at around 50. They include […]

Iran amputating limbs, burning political opponents

Originally published in Worthy News Iran executed a record-shattering 411 citizens in the first half of 2014 and a total of 852 people in the last 15 months, including at least eight juveniles, according to a new United Nations report that will be introduced to the organisation’s General Assembly this […]