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#Death Row

# death-row - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy
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Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy

Dec 21st 2019, 5:46 PM 59,994 Views 77 Comments

Junaid Hafeez was arrested in 2013 for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed online.

# death-row - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
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Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,514 Views 20 Comments

In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.

# death-row - 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-row - 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 31,880 Views 46 Comments

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

# death-row - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
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Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

Nov 7th 2018, 9:59 PM 26,188 Views 54 Comments

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

# death-row - Friday 2 November, 2018

Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied
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Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:18 AM 30,532 Views 66 Comments

Zagorski was sentenced to death for the 1983 murders of two men.

# death-row - 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 34,744 Views 64 Comments

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

# death-row - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims
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'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims

Feb 26th 2018, 3:14 PM 32,200 Views 46 Comments

No vein could be found to administer the lethal injection to 61-year-old Doyle Hamm.

# death-row - 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 57,916 Views 83 Comments

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

# death-row - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution
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US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution

Nov 15th 2017, 9:09 AM 29,167 Views 44 Comments

Alva Campbell was sentenced to death for gunning down a teenager he held hostage.

# death-row - 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-row - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
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Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,474 Views 48 Comments

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

# death-row - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
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Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Apr 20th 2017, 7:07 AM 9,400 Views 5 Comments

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# death-row - 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-row - 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 28,084 Views 47 Comments

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

# death-row - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate
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Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:12 AM 22,716 Views 59 Comments

Brandon Astor Jones (72) had been in jail for over 36 years.

# death-row - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal
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Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal

Nov 18th 2015, 10:43 PM 24,560 Views 59 Comments

“His request was declined as alcohol is a contraband item…”

# death-row - Monday 21 September, 2015

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence
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Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Sep 21st 2015, 6:26 PM 24,241 Views 18 Comments

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.

# death-row - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges
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This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges

Sep 16th 2015, 7:58 PM 34,998 Views 39 Comments

The court said it granted the request “in order for this court to give fair consideration” to his claims.

# death-row - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago
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Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:34 PM 21,836 Views 49 Comments

His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.

# death-row - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...
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Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...

Aug 6th 2015, 11:40 PM 26,246 Views 26 Comments

Richard Glossip was convicted of murder after the man who confessed to the crime claimed Glossip hired him to do it.

# death-row - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars
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Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars

Jun 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,948 Views 22 Comments

The brothers are trying to come to terms with the changes that occurred in the outside world while they were on death row.

# death-row - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k
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Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

Jun 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 30,231 Views 24 Comments

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

# death-row - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'
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Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'

Apr 30th 2015, 8:41 AM 23,423 Views 80 Comments

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

# death-row - Saturday 4 April, 2015

After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free
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After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free

Apr 4th 2015, 7:14 AM 23,588 Views 34 Comments

“They had every intention of executing me for something I didn’t do … I shouldn’t have sat on death row for 30 years.”

# death-row - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection
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Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,052 Views 46 Comments

Kelly Gissendaner was due to be put to death last night.

# death-row - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons
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Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons

Aug 17th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,884 Views 52 Comments

There are 2.2 million people in America’s prisons – and the Innocence Project works to free those who shouldn’t be there.

# death-row - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
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Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

May 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,688 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

# death-row - Thursday 24 April, 2014

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday
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The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

Apr 24th 2014, 9:52 PM 42,611 Views 180 Comments

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

# death-row - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
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Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,861 Views 96 Comments

The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.

# death-row - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed
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These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed

Jan 14th 2014, 4:38 PM 59,610 Views 143 Comments

The unwanted dogs at Monaghan Pound are just one example of the problem across the country, which became particularly worrying around Christmas time.

# death-row - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"
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Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"

Aug 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,750 Views 23 Comments

Kerry Max Cook, who spent 22 years in prison until he was proven innocent, will share his story with youth outreach movement Soar tomorrow night.

# death-row - Monday 15 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 10:09 PM 16,706 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in south Dublin, David Norris’s potty mouth and garda recruitment.

# death-row - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Japanese man nears half century on death row
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Japanese man nears half century on death row

Jul 13th 2013, 5:30 PM 11,909 Views 16 Comments

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

# death-row - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas
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Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas

Jun 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 31 Views 18 Comments

Former inmates are among those gathering to fight capital punishment at a world congress event that begins today, but Kirstin Houle from Texas says theirs is a daily struggle they know they will win.

# death-row - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment
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Former death row inmates fight capital punishment

Jun 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,182 Views 12 Comments

The World Congress against the death penalty opens today in Madrid, and some former inmates spoke about their thoughts on the issue.

# death-row - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun
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Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun

Dec 8th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,560 Views 2 Comments

Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

# death-row - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution
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US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution

Nov 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 10,849 Views 7 Comments

Oklahoma executed a convicted murderer who referenced the presidential race in his final words last night.

# death-row - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day
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Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day

Oct 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,341 Views 99 Comments

Amnesty International Ireland will collect signatures hoping to prevent the execution of Anthony Haynes in Texas this month.

# death-row - Monday 17 September, 2012

Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed
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Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed

Sep 17th 2012, 9:46 PM 25,876 Views 75 Comments

Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago.

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