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#Death Penalty

# death-penalty - Friday 29 July, 2022

Alabama executes man despite objections of victim's family
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Alabama executes man despite objections of victim's family

Jul 29th 2022, 7:28 AM 30,291 Views 28 Comments

Joe Nathan James was sentenced to death in 1996 for the 1994 murder of Faith Hall.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Singapore executes disabled Malaysian man over drugs conviction
# Nagaenthran
# Nagaenthran

Singapore executes disabled Malaysian man over drugs conviction

Apr 27th 2022, 8:27 AM 20,533 Views 18 Comments

Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam had been on death row for more than a decade after being convicted of trafficking 1.5oz of heroin into the city state.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal
# Singapore
# Singapore

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal

Mar 29th 2022, 9:41 AM 15,012 Views 0 Comments

Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking heroin into the city-state.

# death-penalty - Friday 4 March, 2022

US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon

Mar 4th 2022, 4:29 PM 13,763 Views 0 Comments

The justices agreed that a federal appeals court was wrong to throw out the sentence of death a jury imposed on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

# death-penalty - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019
# Death Row
# Death Row

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019

Dec 21st 2021, 7:08 AM 41,489 Views 72 Comments

Japan and the US are the only members of the G7 group of developed countries that still use the death penalty.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
# America
# America

Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency

Oct 6th 2021, 7:43 AM 26,486 Views 36 Comments

Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.

# death-penalty - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Virginia becomes 23rd US state to abolish the death penalty
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Virginia becomes 23rd US state to abolish the death penalty

Mar 24th 2021, 10:02 PM 13,434 Views 22 Comments

The state had previously had the second highest number of executions in the US.

# death-penalty - Friday 11 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 11th 2020, 9:31 AM 37,336 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption

Updated Jul 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 70,632 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
# United States
# United States

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

Jul 9th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,580 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence

May 20th 2020, 7:38 AM 57,995 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
# Middle East
# Middle East

Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors

Apr 26th 2020, 6:37 PM 30,620 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
# 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 16,827 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
# 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 28,426 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
# 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 41,643 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
# Trial
# Trial

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

Jun 12th 2019, 8:29 AM 51,411 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
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

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 19,726 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
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:08 AM 28,237 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Mar 13th 2019, 7:18 AM 14,584 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Feb 8th 2019, 12:02 PM 47,247 Views 74 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
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

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

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,065 Views 16 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
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

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

Dec 6th 2018, 9:16 PM 31,948 Views 46 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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Nov 15th 2018, 8:02 AM 16,413 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
# Fentanyl
# Fentanyl

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Aug 15th 2018, 7:57 AM 34,781 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Jul 27th 2018, 11:11 AM 28,283 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
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,420 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
# Widespread Outrage
# Widespread Outrage

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

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,735 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,406 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
# Clemency
# Clemency

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

Feb 23rd 2018, 10:43 AM 31,882 Views 32 Comments

His father appealed for his life.

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

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

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,550 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'
# Tourniquet Killer
# Tourniquet Killer

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

Jan 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 58,069 Views 83 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
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

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

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:40 AM 19,355 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
# Florida
# Florida

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,916 Views 48 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Jul 5th 2017, 10:51 PM 29,446 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
# Death Row
# Death Row

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

May 25th 2017, 8:10 PM 22,459 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
# 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 40,511 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
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

Apr 28th 2017, 7:04 AM 18,542 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
# Sentenced To Death
# Sentenced To Death

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

Apr 25th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,132 Views 46 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
# Controversial Drug
# Controversial Drug

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

Apr 24th 2017, 7:26 AM 11,141 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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Apr 18th 2017, 10:37 AM 10,938 Views 24 Comments

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

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