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#Death Sentence

# death-sentence - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Iran court to retry three sentenced to death over protests
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran court to retry three sentenced to death over protests

Dec 5th 2020, 1:00 PM 11,090 Views 12 Comments

Numerous calls had spread online after the verdict was announced calling for a halt to the executions.

# death-sentence - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia
# Pervez Musharraf
# Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia

Dec 17th 2019, 9:12 AM 16,126 Views 5 Comments

Musharraf seized power in 1999 by ousting the government of Nawaz Sharif.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
# Holey Artisan Bakery
# Holey Artisan Bakery

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,711 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

# death-sentence - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh

Oct 24th 2019, 7:35 AM 39,061 Views 22 Comments

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.

# death-sentence - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl
# Convicted
# Convicted

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Jun 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 34,278 Views 0 Comments

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# death-sentence - Friday 3 May, 2019

US executes man who shot ex-girlfriend in front of her five-year-old son
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

US executes man who shot ex-girlfriend in front of her five-year-old son

May 3rd 2019, 7:36 AM 26,303 Views 42 Comments

He also shot two of the woman’s friends who were present when he entered her home.

# death-sentence - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
# Conflict
# Conflict

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 19,965 Views 74 Comments

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# death-sentence - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
# Iraq
# Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

Jan 21st 2018, 11:24 AM 22,581 Views 42 Comments

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# death-sentence - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'
# Unswerving Loyalty
# Unswerving Loyalty

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Sep 24th 2017, 10:30 AM 31,491 Views 29 Comments

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

# death-sentence - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists
# Al-Jazeera
# Al-Jazeera

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

May 7th 2016, 5:07 PM 18,558 Views 35 Comments

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

50% more people were executed last year than in 2014
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

50% more people were executed last year than in 2014

Apr 6th 2016, 9:49 AM 10,042 Views 41 Comments

Amnesty International has said that 1,634 people were executed in 25 countries last year.

# death-sentence - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Nov 8th 2015, 2:52 PM 39,567 Views 49 Comments

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

# death-sentence - 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 19,974 Views 95 Comments

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

# death-sentence - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Death sentence for killer of Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Death sentence for killer of Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers

Nov 18th 2014, 9:05 AM 12,450 Views 13 Comments

The attack took place ten years ago in the capital of Saudi Arabia.

# death-sentence - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

May 31st 2014, 7:50 PM 15,778 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan
# Religion
# Religion

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

May 31st 2014, 1:19 PM 16,489 Views 125 Comments

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

# death-sentence - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

May 16th 2014, 8:36 AM 12,094 Views 1 Comment

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

# death-sentence - Monday 28 April, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood leader among 683 sentenced to death
# Egypt
# Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood leader among 683 sentenced to death

Apr 28th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,015 Views 39 Comments

The same court also reversed 492 previous death sentences, commuting most to life in prison.

# death-sentence - Friday 4 April, 2014

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai
# India
# India

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai

Apr 4th 2014, 10:59 PM 22,038 Views 49 Comments

Three men have been sentenced to death, a fourth to life in prison.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,859 Views 93 Comments

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

# death-sentence - Friday 24 January, 2014

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet

Jan 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,575 Views 94 Comments

The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.

# death-sentence - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Ohio man sentenced to death for Craigslist plot
# Ohio
# Ohio

Ohio man sentenced to death for Craigslist plot

Apr 4th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,169 Views 26 Comments

Richard Beasley was convicted of the murder of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.

# death-sentence - Monday 18 February, 2013

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day
# Egypt
# Egypt

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day

Feb 18th 2013, 1:16 PM 4,817 Views 3 Comments

The protesters are angry over the killing of some 50 people during demonstrations last month.

# death-sentence - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:04 AM 18,656 Views 82 Comments

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# death-sentence - Monday 20 August, 2012

China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder
# China
# China

China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder

Aug 20th 2012, 7:46 AM 3,370 Views 1 Comment

Gu Kailai was found guilty of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a crime she had confessed to, and given the death penalty with two years’ reprieve in a case which has rocked China.

# death-sentence - Monday 9 January, 2012

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Jan 9th 2012, 10:11 AM 1,922 Views 25 Comments

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

# death-sentence - Saturday 1 October, 2011

'Don't let me die in vain': Executed Troy Davis remembered at memorial
# Troy Davis
# Troy Davis

'Don't let me die in vain': Executed Troy Davis remembered at memorial

Oct 1st 2011, 4:47 PM 1,020 Views 7 Comments

Supporters have gathered for Davis’ funeral today, after his execution for a murder he insisted he did not commit.

# death-sentence - Friday 12 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 12th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,066 Views 0 Comments

It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.

Pakistan soldier sentenced to death for shooting unarmed civilian
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan soldier sentenced to death for shooting unarmed civilian

Aug 12th 2011, 2:01 PM 768 Views 5 Comments

Footage of the 18-year-old being fatally injured generated anger across the country after it was broadcast on TV.

# death-sentence - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos

Apr 28th 2011, 11:09 AM 342 Views 0 Comments

Four demonstrators are sentenced to death, and another three given life in prison, for killing police officers last month.

# death-sentence - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Cuba commutes last death sentence
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba commutes last death sentence

Dec 29th 2010, 10:23 AM 374 Views 0 Comments

Supreme Court in Cuba has commuted sentence of man convicted for killing one person during an attempted coup in 1994.

# death-sentence - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

Nov 11th 2010, 9:59 AM 891 Views 0 Comments

37-year-old mother of two sentenced to death after she got into a row about religion with her co-workers.