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Sudan: Court frees woman sentenced to death for changing religion

Jun 24, 2014

Sudan: Court frees woman sentenced to death for changing religion

Sudan's Foreign Ministry said it had come under "unprecedented" international pressure to free Ibrahim. #World #Islam #Capital punishment #Death sentence #Sudan #Christianity #woman #Conversion
US: Officials took 51 minutes to find vein in botched up execution

May 02, 2014

US: Officials took 51 minutes to find vein in botched up execution

Oklahoma prison officials tried for 51 minutes to find a vein in a death row inmate's arms and feet before inserting an IV through the man's groin ahead of a botched execution this week. #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Death sentence #Oklahoma #Prison officals #Botch up execution
Make delay a criteria for deciding mercy petition: SC to govt

Feb 19, 2014

Make delay a criteria for deciding mercy petition: SC to govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to include delay as a criteria in deciding the mercy petition of a death row convict. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Capital punishment #P Sathasivam #mercy petition #Death row conviction #Rajiv Gandhi's assassination
Washington governor suspends use of death penalty

Feb 12, 2014

Washington governor suspends use of death penalty

The moratorium, which Inslee says will be in place for as long as he is governor, means that if a death penalty case comes to his desk, he will issue a reprieve, which isn't a pardon #World #US #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Washington #Death Penalty #Human Rights #justice system #Jay Inslee
Ignoring international appeals, Iraq hangs 42 on terrorism charges

Oct 10, 2013

Ignoring international appeals, Iraq hangs 42 on terrorism charges

Iraq has hanged 42 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related charges, including a woman, the Justice Ministry said Thursday, in Baghdad's latest use of capital punishment despite international appeals to have it abolished #Terrorism #Capital punishment #terrorist #Iraq #Baghdad: #death sentences #Un Mission #Iraq Justice Ministry

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Ignoring international appeals, Iraq hangs 42 on terrorism charges

Jul 24, 2014

How did Arizona execution go wrong?

For the third time this year, a state has set out to execute a convicted murderer but found itself unable to cleanly carry out the sentence. The continuing problems have raised questions about whether the nation's current methods for carrying out cap...
Ignoring international appeals, Iraq hangs 42 on terrorism charges

Jul 24, 2014

Arizona murderer gasps for more than 1 1/2 hours in death chamber before dying

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S...
Ignoring international appeals, Iraq hangs 42 on terrorism charges

Jul 24, 2014

Arizona to probe why killer took 2 hours to die after lethal injection

A day after the third execution to go awry this year, critics of capital punishment on Thursday called for a thorough investigation into why it took almost two hours for Joseph Rudolph Wood to die in Arizona and also asked for a deeper look at all of...