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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
German bakery blast: HC bench not keen on hearing Himayat Baig's appeal

Jun 16, 2014

German bakery blast: HC bench not keen on hearing Himayat Baig's appeal

When the matter came up before Justices V M Kanade and P D Kode, they said this should be heard by a bench headed by Justice N H Patil before whom it had come up earlier. #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Indian Mujahideen #Plea #German Bakery blast #Himayat Baig #convict
China: Three sentenced to death for 2013 Tiananmen Gate attack

Jun 16, 2014

China: Three sentenced to death for 2013 Tiananmen Gate attack

A court in western China sentenced three people to death for planning a deadly car ramming at Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Gate last year. #World #China #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Tiananmen Square #Beijing #Xinjiang #Tiananmen Square protests #car accident #militants #Tiananmen Gate #Uighurs
American Centre attack: SC commutes death sentences of 2 convicts

May 21, 2014

American Centre attack: SC commutes death sentences of 2 convicts

The Supreme Court commuted the death sentence given to two convicts involved in an attack on the American Centre in Kolkata in 2002. #Supreme Court #Kolkata #Death sentence #American Centre #convicts #death sentence commuted
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

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

Jul 09, 2014

Nursing home resident sent to prison for killing roommate

An elderly man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for beating his 71-year-old roommate to death with a wheelchair footrest at a Queens nursing home...
US: Officials took 51 minutes to find vein in botched up execution

Jul 09, 2014

Pakistani man gets 18 years to life for beating wife to death after she made lentils for dinner

Noor Hussain, 75, asked for the death penalty instead of his long prison sentence Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court...
US: Officials took 51 minutes to find vein in botched up execution

Jul 10, 2014

Florida man to be executed Thursday for raping, strangling girl

TALLAHASSEE - A Florida man who confessed to the rape and murder of a child is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday, while another convicted murderer in Georgia had his death sentence, also due to be carried out on Thursday, commuted to l... #Florida #Georgia