Sheik Nim al Nimr the peaceful Saudi dissident executed on January 2nd, 2016.
January 10th, 2016.
The Execution of Sheikh Nimr.
Four of the executed were Shia dissidents, the rest were alleged al Qaeda terrorists apparently too extreme to graduate from the Saudi re-education centres and be redeployed abroad in the service of the Kingdom.
Given that four of the executed were Shia and it has been reported that forty three of the executed were beheaded while four were shot by firing squad, it seems logical to tentatively conclude that the four Shia dissidents including prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr al Nimr were shot whilst the al Qaeda men were beheaded.
The body of Sheikh…
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