Sheik Baqir Al-Nimr
"Washington’s closest ally in the Arab world, the dictatorial monarchy of Saudi Arabia, ushered in the New Year with a torrent of blood, simultaneously executing 47 prisoners. This wave of state murders unfolded at 12 separate prisons across the kingdom. At eight of them, the condemned were beheaded, while at four others they were cut down by firing squads. The headless corpses were then crucified and left hanging in public as a hideous warning to any who would even contemplate opposing the absolute power of the ruling royal family." Writes Bill Van Auken - "The mass beheadings in Saudi Arabia."
Compare this with what happened in the ancient Roman Empire, in what is known as the last of the slave insurrections that Rome experienced - rebellion Spartacus .. mass crucifixion.
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