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# Death Penalty

This year
Vietnamese property tycoon sentenced to death in historic corruption case
Japanese court sentences man to death for arson attack at anime studio that killed 36
Last year
Families of those killed in 9/11 attacks split over plea deal that excludes death penalty
Man who killed 11 Jewish worshippers at a US synagogue in 2018 sentenced to death
Singapore executes a woman for the first time in nearly 20 years
US: Oklahoma executes convicted murderer with another set to die in Alabama today
Man executed in Singapore for co-ordinating 1kg delivery of cannabis
Oklahoma executes man who murdered elderly couple almost 20 years ago
Former Texas police officer who hired hitmen to kill wife is executed
All time
US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father
FactCheck: Iranian protesters have been arrested & killed, but 15,000 aren't sentenced to death
Alabama prison calls off lethal injection after struggling to access inmate's veins
Alabama executes man despite objections of victim's family
Singapore executes disabled Malaysian man over drugs conviction
Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal
US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon
Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019
Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
Virginia becomes 23rd US state to abolish the death penalty
Man executed by the US in Trump’s final days in office despite pleas for clemency
US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption
Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19
Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence
Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors
Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
The US government is to start executions again and five murderers have already been given deathdays
US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty
Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions
Alabama executed a Muslim inmate and refused his request to have an imam in the chamber
'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China
Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children
Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection
UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed
Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12
Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections