Saudi Arabia Executes Ethiopian Housemaid For Killing Child
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Saudi authorities on Monday executed an Ethiopian housemaid convicted of killing the child of her employer more than 3 years ago , the Interior Ministry said. The execution was carried out after the death sentence was endorsed by the king, the ministry added in a statement. The convict confessed to having knifed to death the 6-year-old girl in June 2013 , allegedly in retaliation for her family’s ill-treatment .  Drug trafficking, rape, murder, apostasy and armed robbery are all punishable by death under SaudiArabia's sharia law.



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