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#Capital Punishment

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Stay granted to inmate set to be first woman executed by US in decades
# Indiana
# Indiana

Stay granted to inmate set to be first woman executed by US in decades

Jan 12th 2021, 7:44 AM 27,962 Views 28 Comments

Lisa Montgomery killed a pregnant woman in order to steal her foetus in 2004.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence

May 20th 2020, 7:38 AM 57,796 Views 74 Comments

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

# capital-punishment - Monday 16 March, 2020

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

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.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
# I-95 KILLER
# I-95 KILLER

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 28,370 Views 28 Comments

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

# capital-punishment - Thursday 25 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 25th 2019, 9:39 PM 41,610 Views 98 Comments

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

# capital-punishment - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

May 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 14,498 Views 25 Comments

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

# capital-punishment - Friday 26 May, 2017

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

May 26th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,367 Views 28 Comments

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 25 May, 2017

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

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.

# capital-punishment - Sunday 30 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 30th 2017, 3:25 PM 40,372 Views 23 Comments

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

# capital-punishment - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

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.

# capital-punishment - Monday 10 April, 2017

Arkansas wants to execute a record seven men in 11 days
# Death Peanalty
# Death Peanalty

Arkansas wants to execute a record seven men in 11 days

Apr 10th 2017, 1:31 PM 17,741 Views 93 Comments

The US state wants to do it before its access to an execution drug is stopped.

# capital-punishment - Sunday 19 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 19th 2017, 1:34 PM 17,044 Views 57 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# capital-punishment - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Ireland's death penalty was a 'quaint throwback' but not everyone wanted to get rid of it
# 1986 State Paprs
# 1986 State Paprs

Ireland's death penalty was a 'quaint throwback' but not everyone wanted to get rid of it

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 17,674 Views 59 Comments

Thirty years ago, there were some political considerations.

# capital-punishment - Monday 26 December, 2016

Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State

Dec 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,667 Views 11 Comments

Author Colm Wallace tells the story of soldier-turned-criminal William Downes.

# capital-punishment - Monday 14 November, 2016

It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall

Nov 14th 2016, 8:22 PM 12,929 Views 33 Comments

Commercial rates and social housing costs rise as parties call for a meeting with Minister Simon Coveney.

# capital-punishment - Monday 4 July, 2016

The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311

Jul 4th 2016, 7:50 AM 24,794 Views 57 Comments

And prices are rising across the country.

# capital-punishment - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State

Jun 11th 2016, 10:00 PM 60,846 Views 48 Comments

William O’Neill was executed four days after Christmas, on the 29 December 1927. He was 19 years old.

# capital-punishment - Monday 16 May, 2016

The new President of the Philippines says he will hang criminals and let snipers shoot to kill
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

The new President of the Philippines says he will hang criminals and let snipers shoot to kill

May 16th 2016, 8:52 AM 16,771 Views 38 Comments

He says citizens must learn to fear the law.

# capital-punishment - Monday 28 March, 2016

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty

Mar 28th 2016, 9:45 PM 39,730 Views 22 Comments

Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second

Mar 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 26,106 Views 64 Comments

Ohio first tried to execute him in 2009.

# capital-punishment - Sunday 6 March, 2016

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death

Mar 6th 2016, 4:36 PM 46,088 Views 36 Comments

Babak Zanjani denied charges of money laundering.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

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.

# capital-punishment - Monday 1 February, 2016

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow

Feb 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 28,352 Views 73 Comments

Brandon Jones has been imprisoned for murder since 1979. He has declined to request a final meal.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed
# Put To Death
# Put To Death

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Nov 19th 2015, 5:40 PM 22,173 Views 47 Comments

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:21 AM 21,921 Views 49 Comments

Abdul Basit has been given a last-minute reprieve after appeals by Human Rights groups.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

"He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

"He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed

Jun 10th 2015, 8:08 AM 17,013 Views 25 Comments

Richard Strong’s daughter has said it’s unfair that she should now be orphaned.

# capital-punishment - Monday 27 April, 2015

Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

Apr 27th 2015, 10:59 AM 19,976 Views 95 Comments

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Mar 25th 2015, 9:03 AM 16,643 Views 86 Comments

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

# capital-punishment - Monday 23 March, 2015

Fine Gael kick-starts its election preparations this week and Dublin will be VERY interesting
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Fine Gael kick-starts its election preparations this week and Dublin will be VERY interesting

Mar 23rd 2015, 1:45 PM 23,154 Views 123 Comments

Selection conventions begin this week with lots to look out for in the capital alone.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads
# Execution
# Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

Mar 11th 2015, 2:20 PM 13,493 Views 63 Comments

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# capital-punishment - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king

Feb 1st 2015, 1:35 PM 20,692 Views 56 Comments

King Salman took office on 23 January.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court
# Clayton Lockett
# Clayton Lockett

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Dec 23rd 2014, 3:25 PM 16,127 Views 69 Comments

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

# capital-punishment - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Businesses want to make Dublin city safer - here's how
# Capital Ideas
# Capital Ideas

Businesses want to make Dublin city safer - here's how

Dec 18th 2014, 3:54 PM 9,602 Views 20 Comments

Better policing, an outreach team and tackling repeat offenders, mostly.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

Sep 4th 2014, 9:09 PM 23,839 Views 91 Comments

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK

Aug 13th 2014, 7:50 AM 26,219 Views 67 Comments

The final executions – two men in separate gallows at 8am on 13 August 1964.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 15 May, 2014

News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy

May 15th 2014, 11:08 PM 13,097 Views 65 Comments

The origin of execution drugs has been brought into sharp focus after a number of botched killings.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 8 May, 2014

After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty
# Plea
# Plea

After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty

May 8th 2014, 7:14 PM 20,780 Views 115 Comments

Federal death penalty cases are relatively rare in the United States, and are often reserved for the most heinous and notorious crimes.

# capital-punishment - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
# Clayton Lockett
# Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

Apr 30th 2014, 7:39 PM 24,009 Views 122 Comments

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

# capital-punishment - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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.

# capital-punishment - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water

Apr 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,205 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

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