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Dec 13, 2018
Supreme Court says death row prisoners are entitled to meet family, friends and lawyersThe Supreme Court held that as part of the right to live with human dignity, a prisoner on a death row is entitled to meet members of his family and friends.
Sep 05, 2016
Jigisha Ghosh murder case: Delhi HC issues production warrant to death row convictsDelhi High Court on Monday issued production warrants to two death row convicts in the 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case on trial court reference for confirmation of capital punishment given to them.
May 08, 2016
Three-Fourth death row convicts in India are socio-economically backward: ReportMore than three-fourths of death row convicts in the country belong to socially, economically and educationally backward section of the society, according to a report.
May 07, 2016
Death row inmates as alive as dead bodies: Report highlights flaws in justice systemThe report also tries to bring out the fact that there are very serious and real social costs to the experience that prisoners and their families go through.
Feb 16, 2016
Vietnam inmate avoids death penalty by getting pregnant; four guards suspendedFour prison guards in northern Vietnam have been suspended for alleged negligence after a female inmate, on death row for drug trafficking, became pregnant, which means her death sentence will be commuted to life in prison once her child is born, state media reported Tuesday.
Sep 25, 2015
US, UN express 'deep concern' over Saudi death row youth; father asks king for clemencyThe United States expressed alarm on Thursday over the case of a Saudi Arabian who was sentenced to death for his alleged role in anti-government protests as a teenager.
Sep 01, 2015
Death penalty only for terror? Law Commission's proposal no lasting solutionThe Supreme Court had already decreed that capital punishment should be reserved for the “rarest of rare” cases. What the Law Commission is basically saying is that is too fuzzy a definition and too many cases are ending up in the “rarest of rare” bucket even though higher courts eventually quashed many of those sentences. In fact the number of death sentences being quashed shows they are being imposed too arbitrarily.
Mar 04, 2015
Australian drug smugglers on Indonesia death row arrive on execution islandTwo Australian drug smugglers in Indonesia were transferred Wednesday to an island where they will be executed, as the Australian leader said his country was "revolted" by their looming deaths.
Mar 03, 2015
On death row, but unrepentant: Delhi gangrape convict says it was the girl's faultMukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the 16 December Delhi gangrape, has told the BBC that women are to be blamed for rape.
Feb 24, 2015
Indonesia says executions won't be delayed despite mercy pleasIndonesia's president said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed.