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February 27, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Protesting his innocence and pleading for mercy, a Palestinian police colonel was executed by firing squad in the Gaza Strip after being convicted of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old boy. The execution, the third in the autonomous Palestinian areas in six months, raised concern among human rights activists that the punishment would be applied frequently.
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February 27, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Protesting his innocence and pleading for mercy, a Palestinian police colonel was executed by firing squad in the Gaza Strip after being convicted of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old boy. The execution, the third in the autonomous Palestinian areas in six months, raised concern among human rights activists that the punishment would be applied frequently.
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