On March 4, Jordan woke up with the news of the execution of 15 people sentenced to death by hanging. They were carried out with total secrecy and caught public opinion by surprise. Since the re-application of the capital punishment in 2014, 28 people have been executed in the kingdom for offences related to terrorism, but also to rape, murder or drug trafficking. These last events show that death penalty has returned back to remain in place.

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