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UN resolution says Iran using death penalty at alarming frequency

Nov 19, 2014

UN resolution says Iran using death penalty at alarming frequency

The resolution calls on Iran to stop a range of abuses including torture, gender discrimination and the targeting of activists and journalists. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Iran #Death Penalty #UN General Assembly #Human Rights
Sri Lanka to release five fishermen on death row after Modi's call to Rajapaksa

Nov 10, 2014

Sri Lanka to release five fishermen on death row after Modi's call to Rajapaksa

Prime Minister Modi's intervention in the case of the five fishermen sentenced to death row in Sri Lanka for narcotics smuggling reached a new high when the Sri Lankan government agreed to send them back home to an Indian jail. #World #India #BJP #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Subramanian Swamy #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Death Penalty #Fishermen #PM Narendra Modi #Sri Lankan PM #Sri Lankan court
Indian envoy in Sri Lanka assures support to fishermen sentenced to death

Nov 04, 2014

Indian envoy in Sri Lanka assures support to fishermen sentenced to death

India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka on Tuesday met the five Indian fishermen, who have been sentenced to death by a court in New Delhi. #World #India #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #MEA #External Affairs Ministry #Fishermen #Colombo #Syed Akbaruddin #indian envoy #Sri Lankan court #Yash Sinha #Welikada Prison

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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
Why I don't feel pained about Kasab's hanging

Nov 22, 2012

Why I don't feel pained about Kasab's hanging

There were disgusting messages on Twitter celebrating Kasabs death with biryani and worse. There were countdowns for the masterminds still living and thriving in Pakistan who ordered the attacks on Mumbai in 2008. #Terrorism #Pakistan #Ajmal Kasab #InMyOpinion #Death Penalty #26/11 Mumbai attacks