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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
Case against Indian fishermen sentenced to death is foisted: Karunanidhi

Oct 31, 2014

Case against Indian fishermen sentenced to death is foisted: Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi said that the narcotics case against five Indian fishermen sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for drug trafficking was a "foisted" one. #India #M. Karunanidhi #Tamil Nadu #DMK #Sri Lanka #TheySaidIt #DMK chief #Death Penalty #Fishermen #Colombo #Sri Lankan court
Sri Lanka sentences 5 Indian fishermen to death for smuggling drugs

Oct 30, 2014

Sri Lanka sentences 5 Indian fishermen to death for smuggling drugs

Reports said that 3 Sri Lankans had also been sentenced to death along with the Indian fishermen, after "they were found guilty of transporting heroin". #World #India #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Death Penalty #Fishermen #drug smuggling
Indian sentenced to death for double murder in the US

Oct 15, 2014

Indian sentenced to death for double murder in the US

Yandamuri, who worked for a division of eBay Inc in Philadelphia, killed a baby and her grandmother in October 2012 as part of a kidnapping scheme #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Death Penalty #ransom #Murder #Pennsylvania #kidnapping #Raghunandan Yandamuri #First Degree Murder
HC confirms death sentence for Pune bus driver who killed 9

Sep 09, 2014

HC confirms death sentence for Pune bus driver who killed 9

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence on Pune rogue driver Santosh M Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people. #India #Death sentence #Maharashtra #Pune #Death Penalty #High Court #Santosh Mane #pune bus tragedy #Pune bus rampage #rogue driver