beheading


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Synonyms for beheading

execution by cutting off the victim's head

killing by cutting off the head

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"We used to mock them, we would ridicule themWe would laugh at the state, obviously not laughing at the beheadings but this was all staged."
Ignoring beheadings of the female Kurdish fighters , who have been just as brutally killed as their male counterparts, neglects the lives sacrificed, not to mention the stakes at which they have gone through to be seen on a level playing field as the men fighting in the war.
A masked militant is then shown beheading the victim with a machete, after which his severed head is placed atop his body and the machete driven into his back.
19: Video released of beheading of James Foley, an American.
Mr Sotloff, 31, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syria in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the IS group that showed the beheading of Mr Foley.
Mr Sotloff, 31, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, was last seen in Syria in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the IS group that showed the beheading of Mr Foley.
THE British jihadi who boasted on TV of carrying out beheadings is today revealed as a former supermarket security guard who used to live with his mum.
According to AFP news agency, these four beheadings mean Saudia Arabia has executed 32 people this year.
DASKA -- The four accused have confessed to beheading the newlywed couple over the love marriage issue in village Satrah of Daska tehsil.
Even after Dehqan spoke, the media generally avoided referring to the beheading.
He took to Twitter saying: "It's irresponsible of Facebook to post beheading videos, especially without a warning.
His beheading in Qasim province, north of Riyadh, brought to 63 the number of people executed in Saudi Arabia so far this year, according to an AFP count.
"The only freedom of belief in Islam is the freedom to become a Muslim." In 627 CE, Muhammad ordered the beheading of some 600 men and boys.
Indonesian President Bambang Yudhoyono went on to condemn the beheading and accused Riyadh of breaking the "norms and manners" of international relations.
FOUR people have appeared in court accused of beheading 18 birds in an attack on a city horticultural centre.