MAURITANIA UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE FOR KIDNAPPERS
November 18, 2014: A Mauritanian appellate court upheld the death sentence for two terrorists convicted in the 2007 kidnapping and murder of four tourists, AFP reported.
Sidi Ould Sidna and Mohamed Ould Chabarnou were originally tried and sentenced to death in 2010 for the Aleg murder of a French tourist family.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed credit for the terror attack. (Sources: magharebia.com, 20/11/2014)