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Mar 03, 2017
Hasty trial court rulings spike up death penalty decisionsOn 27 May 2015, the Supreme Court of India in the case of Shabnam vs Union of India gave a ruling which would have far reaching consequences in so far as the procedural aspects of awarding the death penalty are concerned.
Dec 21, 2016
Death penalty may be on the way out in US: ReportThe days of capital punishment may be numbered in the United States, with sharp reductions in new death sentences and executions carried out amid waning public support, according to a report released on Wednesday
Nov 19, 2016
'Goes against statutory law': India opposes United Nations' resolution on moratorium on death penaltyIndia has opposed a United Nations resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, saying it goes against Indian statutory law and the sovereign right of every country to determine their own legal system.
Nov 09, 2016
California votes pro-marijuana, Oklahoma for death penalty: How US voters reacted to hot-button issuesUS voters have weighed in on a slew of ballot measures, including several related to marijuana, gun control and the death penalty. Here's a look at how Americans voted on some of these hot-button issues
Sep 19, 2016
Soumya murder case: Markandey Katju was an 'incompetent' judge, says Govindachamy’s lawyerThe February-2011 Soumya rape and murder case of Kerala that once again returned to national headlines last week following Supreme Court’s refusal to give death penalty to the accused — Govindachamy — appears to have entered another round of controversy among the legal experts
Jul 29, 2016
Gurdip Singh to not be executed over drug charges in Indonesia, confirms Sushma SwarajIndian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed on Thursday night on drug charges in Indonesia, has not been put to death, confirms Sushma Swaraj.
Jul 18, 2016
Bangladesh: Three Islamists get death penalty, five others get life for involvement in 1971 war crimesThree Islamists were handed down the death penalty while five others were given life imprisonment by a special tribunal in Bangladesh for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 liberation war with Pakistan
Jun 22, 2016
Malaysia to amend death sentence for 12 criminal offences, says ministerMalaysia may amend the death sentence mandatory for 12 criminal offences after government-backed studies showed that the capital punishment had not led to the desired effects
Jun 21, 2016
Pope on death penalty: 'Thou shalt not kill' also applies to the guiltyPope Francis has gone beyond his predecessors and traditional Catholic teaching in saying there is simply no justification for the death penalty today.
May 31, 2016
Supreme Court rejects constitutional challenge to death penalty | ReutersWASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal asserting that the death penalty violates the U.S.