summary execution

noun

  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Law

Definitions of summary execution

  • when a person is killed without a trial, often having first been accused of a crime

    Rebels have carried out hundreds of summary executions.

Phrase Bank for summary execution

  • The former president personally approved the summary execution of his regime’s perceived enemies, according to a newly published diary.

  • Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday warned Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Chief Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa against ordering the summary execution of drug lords inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) because such killings would likely “add to growing momentum inside the United Nations for a separate inquiry.”

  • The alleged cases of summary execution in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war remain the top human rights concern in the Philippines.

  • He did not personally condemn anyone to a labour camp or order the summary execution of his detractors.

  • Residents in Guangdong were invited to see group sentenced before they are taken away for summary execution in wake of drugs crackdown.

  • Subsequently, if caught they were subject to summary execution, along with anyone who harbored them.