Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Kuwait, Switzerland agree Gaza crisis must be tackled urgently      Kuwait crude oil up USD 0.43 to USD 99.52 pb      China police seize 30,000 tons of tainted chicken feet      Japan's landslides death toll rises to 70      France welcomes cease-fire between Israel, Palestinians      Ban welcomes open-ended ceasefire for Gaza, stresses need to tackle root causes of the crisis
  Politics
France condemns prisoner executions in Iraq
05/10/2012   |   05:24 PM | Gulf News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
PARIS, Oct 5 (KUNA) -- France on Friday condemned Iraq for carrying out six executions on Thursday and reiterated concern over the growing use of capital punishment in that country.
"This brings to 102 the number of prisoners executed in Iraq since the beginning of the year," said Foreign Ministry spokesman Philippe Lalliot.
"We have already had the opportunity to express our worry relative to the growing use of capital punishment in Iraq," the official added.
France this month will launch an official campaign for the abolition of capital punishment worldwide and "recalls its firm and constant opposition to the use of the death penalty in all places and circumstances," Lalliot indicated.
The French government will call for all countries using capital punishment to end this practice, or at least adopt a moratorium pending a later decision on the issue.
The French authorities last month condemned Japan for ending a moratorium on executions when two people were put to death in that country. (end) jk.sd KUNA 051724 Oct 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
kuna magazine


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   ISIL execution of journalist "terrorist attack" against US: White House
2.   Man. United confirms GBP 16 mln Argentine's Rojo signing
3.   Israel expands onslaught on Gaza as Al-Qassam missiles hit Tel Aviv
4.   Lawyers support strike across Pakistan against political sit-ins
5.   Gaza rocket injures 11 Israelis in Ashdod
6.   Kuwait leads int'l humanitarian actions under His Highness the Amir -- KRCS
    Photo Gallery

the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim with Ambassador Bader Al-Tunaib

Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE)

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS