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Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

Jul 25, 2014

Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

The NDA Solicitor-General has asked a five-judge Supreme Court bench how the families of the other victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination can be left out of the consultation process for the release of convicts. It is the right question to ask #Ajmal Kasab #InMyOpinion #Afzal Guru #solicitor general #Rajiv Killers #Death Penalty #Rajiv Gandhi assassination #Balwant Singh Rajaona #Nalini #Rajiv's killers
As Arizona inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

Jul 25, 2014

As Arizona inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

Lawyers, doctors discussed the brain activity and heart rate of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was gasping over and over in the botched Arizona execution. #ThatsJustWrong #United States #US #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Arizona #lethal injection #Arizona Inmate #Joseph Rudolph Wood
US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

Jul 25, 2014

US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die. #World #US #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Torture #Arizona #lethal injection #execution
US Another botched execution sparks the death penalty debate

Jul 24, 2014

US Another botched execution sparks the death penalty debate

It was the second botched execution in the United States so far this year, prompting outrage from death penalty abolitionists and critics #US #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #Arizona #lethal injection #Botched execution #anti-Death Penalty movement
US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

Jul 24, 2014

US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

An Arizona inmate gasped for more than two hours during his execution before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny on death penalty in US. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Arizona #Arizona Inmate

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Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 22, 2013

Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

The crowd takes offense even when it is not the victim, and feels entitled to join in handing out punishment. #OnOurMind #India #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rape #LK Advani #Death Penalty #hanging #Ravishankar Prasad #Munna Rai

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Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Aug 01, 2014

Meriam Ibrahim arrives in New Hampshire, ready to begin new life

A Sudanese woman who faced the death penalty for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in New Hampshire, ready to begin a new life...
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Aug 01, 2014

Death penalty, income gap: Second look

New views on week's top talker...
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Jul 27, 2014

Death penalty becomes cruel and usual: Column

Arizona's two-hour execution the latest example. And sympathy seems in short supply...
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