Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

German infiltrators lined up for execution by firing squad after conviction by a military court for wearing U.S. uniforms during the Battle of the Bulge

German infiltrators lined up for execution by firing squad after conviction by a military court for wearing U.S. uniforms during the Battle of the Bulge

Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.

Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.

Mata Hari-Exotic dancer and borderline prostitute, her name nearly synonymous with the role of a double-agent, she one of the most   famous of female spies, yet Mata Hari was more   than likely falsely charged.  Executed by firing squad in 1917,  she bravely refused blindfold or bindings and unflichingly faced down the firing squad who took her life.

Mata Hari-Exotic dancer and borderline prostitute, her name nearly synonymous with the role of a double-agent, she one of the most famous of female spies, yet Mata Hari was more than likely falsely charged. Executed by firing squad in 1917, she bravely refused blindfold or bindings and unflichingly faced down the firing squad who took her life.

UK: Edith Louisa Cavell (1865 – 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during World War I, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

UK: Edith Louisa Cavell (1865 – 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during World War I, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

Report: Kim Jong Un’s Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

Report: Kim Jong Un’s Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

Report: Kim Jong Un& Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

June 17, 1940 : Five minutes before she was shot, this Belgian girl convicted of Fifth Column treason meets her executioners, a firing squad of French marines headed by a corporal in helmet. She is standing in the steel doorway of the Dunkerque fort in which she has just been tried and found guilty. Notice that she wears peasant clogs and carries an armload of belongings. This was part of her disguise as a panic stricken Belgian refugee.

June 17, 1940 : Five minutes before she was shot, this Belgian girl convicted of Fifth Column treason meets her executioners, a firing squad of French marines headed by a corporal in helmet. She is standing in the steel doorway of the Dunkerque fort in which she has just been tried and found guilty. Notice that she wears peasant clogs and carries an armload of belongings. This was part of her disguise as a panic stricken Belgian refugee.

Confederate Lt. Col. James Keith & his regiment engaged w/ pro-Unionist civilian irregulars in Shelton Laurel near Marshall, NC. 12 were shot, & 7 captured. He then located these men’s family homes & tortured their mothers, sisters, wives, & daughters by breaking their fingers until they revealed the locations of more Union sympathizers. 13 arrested males all were executed by firing squad & thrown in a ditch. Keith was given 2 years in prison for this before escaping, & was never seen again.

Confederate Lt. Col. James Keith & his regiment engaged w/ pro-Unionist civilian irregulars in Shelton Laurel near Marshall, NC. 12 were shot, & 7 captured. He then located these men’s family homes & tortured their mothers, sisters, wives, & daughters by breaking their fingers until they revealed the locations of more Union sympathizers. 13 arrested males all were executed by firing squad & thrown in a ditch. Keith was given 2 years in prison for this before escaping, & was never seen again.

Peter Chemy, lifeless, after his execution by firing squad. Chemy was a Polish national liberated from a concentration camp by Americans in May 1945. A drifter after liberation, Chemy was arrested for murdering a German family in their beds after he had found refuge from the snow in their home. He was tried by an American tribunal, sent to Landsberg prison, and executed by firing squad in January 1947.

Peter Chemy, lifeless, after his execution by firing squad. Chemy was a Polish national liberated from a concentration camp by Americans in May 1945. A drifter after liberation, Chemy was arrested for murdering a German family in their beds after he had found refuge from the snow in their home. He was tried by an American tribunal, sent to Landsberg prison, and executed by firing squad in January 1947.

Famous WWI spy Mata Hari.   Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (née Zelle; 7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.  |  More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mata_Hari

Famous WWI spy Mata Hari. Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (née Zelle; 7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France. | More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mata_Hari

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