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January 19, 1988 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
Three Syrian men were hanged in a public square here Monday for spying for Israel. A Western diplomat said the three bodies were left in public for several hours after the execution, as an apparent deterrent to other Syrians. The official Syrian news agency SANA said the three were spies who sold themselves "to the Zionist enemy for a few dollars."
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April 24, 1992 | Associated Press
Two Syrian men were hanged Thursday for sexually abusing and killing children, and two others were executed for armed robbery and the slaying of a gas station owner, authorities said.
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October 1, 1989 | From Associated Press
A man who murdered his father so he could inherit the family tissue paper factory was hanged Saturday in the main square of the northern city of Aleppo, the government newspaper reported. Bakri Youssef Shawa was executed in public along with an accomplice, Abdul-Hamid Kala, a professional killer to whom Youssef paid $750 to assist in the slaying of Youssef Shawa, the paper Tishrin said. The two men stabbed and shot their victim repeatedly, dismembered the body and then burned it, the paper
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October 1, 1989 | From Associated Press
A man who murdered his father so he could inherit the family tissue paper factory was hanged Saturday in the main square of the northern city of Aleppo, the government newspaper reported. Bakri Youssef Shawa was executed in public along with an accomplice, Abdul-Hamid Kala, a professional killer to whom Youssef paid $750 to assist in the slaying of Youssef Shawa, the paper Tishrin said. The two men stabbed and shot their victim repeatedly, dismembered the body and then burned it, the paper
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April 24, 1992 | Associated Press
Two Syrian men were hanged Thursday for sexually abusing and killing children, and two others were executed for armed robbery and the slaying of a gas station owner, authorities said.
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January 19, 1988 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
Three Syrian men were hanged in a public square here Monday for spying for Israel. A Western diplomat said the three bodies were left in public for several hours after the execution, as an apparent deterrent to other Syrians. The official Syrian news agency SANA said the three were spies who sold themselves "to the Zionist enemy for a few dollars."
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