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#Death Penalty

# death-penalty - Friday 11 December, 2020

Man executed by the US in Trump’s final days in office despite pleas for clemency
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Man executed by the US in Trump’s final days in office despite pleas for clemency

Dec 11th 2020, 9:31 AM 37,263 Views 66 Comments

Four more federal executions are set to be carried out before Joe Biden is inaugurated next month.

# death-penalty - Monday 13 July, 2020

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption
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US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption

Updated Jul 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 70,581 Views 81 Comments

The US government was expected to appeal against the decision in a bid to carry out the first such execution since 2003.

# death-penalty - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19
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Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19

Jul 9th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,529 Views 74 Comments

Billy Joe Wardlow, convicted for murder, was given the lethal injection yesterday evening.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence
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Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence

May 20th 2020, 7:38 AM 57,778 Views 74 Comments

Walter Barton was convicted of murder at a fifth trial in 2006 but maintained his innocence.

# death-penalty - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors
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Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors

Apr 26th 2020, 6:37 PM 30,533 Views 80 Comments

The decision follows another ordering judges to end the practice of flogging.

# death-penalty - Monday 16 March, 2020

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
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Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

Mar 16th 2020, 10:39 AM 16,800 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

# death-penalty - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
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Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 28,364 Views 28 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles left six dead over a six-month killing spree.

# death-penalty - Thursday 25 July, 2019

The US government is to start executions again and five murderers have already been given deathdays
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The US government is to start executions again and five murderers have already been given deathdays

Jul 25th 2019, 9:39 PM 41,607 Views 98 Comments

The executions will be carried out by a single lethal injection.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty
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US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty

Jun 12th 2019, 8:29 AM 51,367 Views 34 Comments

Timothy Jones Jr. was convicted of five counts of murder last week.

# death-penalty - Friday 12 April, 2019

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
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Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

Apr 12th 2019, 11:09 AM 19,700 Views 26 Comments

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
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'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:08 AM 28,172 Views 79 Comments

The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions
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Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions

Mar 13th 2019, 7:18 AM 14,556 Views 25 Comments

The west-coast state hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, but 25 inmates have exhausted all of their appeals.

# death-penalty - Friday 8 February, 2019

Alabama executed a Muslim inmate and refused his request to have an imam in the chamber
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Alabama executed a Muslim inmate and refused his request to have an imam in the chamber

Feb 8th 2019, 12:02 PM 47,220 Views 73 Comments

The state had a Christian chaplain present instead.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China
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'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,037 Views 15 Comments

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

# death-penalty - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
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Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Dec 6th 2018, 9:16 PM 31,877 Views 47 Comments

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

# death-penalty - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children
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Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Nov 15th 2018, 8:02 AM 16,373 Views 21 Comments

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection
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Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Aug 15th 2018, 7:57 AM 34,743 Views 64 Comments

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

# death-penalty - Friday 27 July, 2018

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed
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UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

Jul 27th 2018, 11:11 AM 28,265 Views 98 Comments

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

# death-penalty - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
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Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,399 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

# death-penalty - Sunday 22 April, 2018

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12
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India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,721 Views 4 Comments

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

# death-penalty - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
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Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,298 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# death-penalty - Friday 23 February, 2018

Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve
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Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve

Feb 23rd 2018, 10:43 AM 31,561 Views 29 Comments

His father appealed for his life.

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
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Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,509 Views 118 Comments

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

# death-penalty - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
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'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'

Jan 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 57,910 Views 87 Comments

Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.

# death-penalty - Monday 2 October, 2017

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial
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Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:40 AM 19,330 Views 0 Comments

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

# death-penalty - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
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Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,759 Views 52 Comments

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
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Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

Jul 5th 2017, 10:51 PM 29,406 Views 73 Comments

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

# death-penalty - Thursday 25 May, 2017

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time
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A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time

May 25th 2017, 8:10 PM 22,431 Views 27 Comments

Tommy Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing.

# death-penalty - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert
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Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

Apr 30th 2017, 3:25 PM 40,355 Views 23 Comments

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

# death-penalty - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death
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Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

Apr 28th 2017, 7:04 AM 18,517 Views 33 Comments

The prisoner was seen to convulse 20 times before he died.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night
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US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

Apr 25th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,099 Views 45 Comments

This is the first time in 17 years in the US that a state has executed two people in the space of 24 hours.

# death-penalty - Monday 24 April, 2017

Arkansas rushes to execute prisoners this week - before lethal drugs expire
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Arkansas rushes to execute prisoners this week - before lethal drugs expire

Apr 24th 2017, 7:26 AM 11,105 Views 23 Comments

The US state’s stock of a controversial sedative will expire at the end of the month.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Supreme Court blocks last-minute attempt by Arkansas to execute murderer
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Supreme Court blocks last-minute attempt by Arkansas to execute murderer

Apr 18th 2017, 10:37 AM 10,911 Views 24 Comments

Justices declined an appeal from the state’s attorney general to lift a stay barring the execution of Don Davis.

# death-penalty - Monday 17 April, 2017

State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days
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State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days

Apr 17th 2017, 12:46 PM 11,692 Views 14 Comments

A federal judge issued stays for each of the inmates on Saturday.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days
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Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days

Mar 29th 2017, 7:50 AM 19,490 Views 38 Comments

Arkansas has scheduled the executions in order to use its supply of a lethal injection drug before it expires.

# death-penalty - Saturday 25 March, 2017

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period
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US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Mar 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,078 Views 47 Comments

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

# death-penalty - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey
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'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Mar 19th 2017, 1:34 PM 17,042 Views 57 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# death-penalty - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black
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Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:29 AM 19,261 Views 18 Comments

“Our law punishes people for what they do, not who they are.”

# death-penalty - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
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'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,402 Views 27 Comments

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers
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White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers

Jan 10th 2017, 10:02 PM 21,087 Views 76 Comments

The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.

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