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Jul 16, 2017
Turkey's EU membership bid in trouble if Ankara re-instates death penalty, says top officialThe head of the European Union's executive body says the EU's hand remains outstretched to Turkey but is renewing warnings that Ankara will not get EU membership if reinstates the death penalty.
Jul 13, 2017
Japan executes two convicted murderers; 19 executions carried out under Shinzo AbeJapan executed two convicted murderers on Thursday, the justice ministry said, ignoring calls from international rights groups to end capital punishment.
Jul 07, 2017
Pakistan executes 465 people since lifting of death penalty ban, ranks fifth in the worldAt least 465 people have been executed in Pakistan since the country lifted the ban on death penalty in December 2014, said a NGO working for prisoners' rights.
Jul 06, 2017
India's anti-hijacking law comes into force, prescribes capital punishment in case of any deathThe country's new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of "any person", has come into force following a government notification.
Jun 14, 2017
Qatar isolation 'inhumane', violates Islamic values, says Turkey president Recep Tayyip ErdoganTayyip Erdogan denounced isolation of Qatar as a violation of Islamic values and akin to a "death penalty" imposed in a crisis that has reverberated across the Middle East
Jun 04, 2017
For Indians on death row in the UAE, reprieve comes from an NRI entrepreneurSP Singh Oberoi has rescued 89 Indians from death row after paying over three million USD in 'blood money'
May 15, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing at ICJ: Watch live proceedings from the Hague hereOn Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) began its hearing on India’s plea for suspension of retired naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death penalty at The Hague
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Have we become ogres of revenge impatient for brutal deaths?Now that the highest court in the land has upheld the death penalty in what was a horrific case of sexual assault and murder, it is time that we reinstate public executions in our country and also have the victim’s family members participate in the hanging.
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Death penalty for the convicts doesn't punish a society steeped in patriarchyThe Supreme Court, on Saturday, upheld the conviction of four persons who were charged with raping and murdering a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in New Delhi, thereby bringing an end to the legal battle that followed the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Did Supreme Court rely too much on 'collective conscience'?It is the first time that the court was dealing with a case where there were four offenders instead of one, where they collectively raped.