Three shiite bommenleggers executed in Bahrain

Three shiite bommenleggers executed in Bahrain

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Three terdoodveroordeelden Sunday in Bahrain executed. It is for the first time since 2008 that death sentences be carried out.

The three shiites were sentenced to death for a bomb attack in 2014 in which three police officers were killed. They are by a firing squad killed.

The indigenous population of Bahrain consists of approximately 80 percent muslims, of whom an estimated almost three-quarters sjiitisch. They are often disadvantaged on the island in the Persian Gulf that is ruled by the sunni family al-Khalifa.

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