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Jul 14, 2019
Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanks CJI for taking cognizance of rape and murder cases of minors, urges for expeditious trialThe former Chief Minister in his letter said, "In Madhya Pradesh, there are provisions that those guilty of raping and murdering girl child (up to 12 years of age) are liable to be hanged.
Jul 03, 2019
Bangladesh court sentences nine to death, hands out life term to 25 others for attacking Sheikh Hasina 25 years agoA Bangladeshi court on Wednesday sentenced nine activists of a Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance to death and 25 others to life in prison for attacking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago. Hasina was leading a nationwide campaign by rail when her coach came under attack upon arriving in Pabna's Ishwardy on 23 September, 1994. Hasina survived the assault carried out during BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's first term as prime minister.
May 10, 2019
Time has come for India to kill death penaltyDeath row prisoners are the poorest and most marginalised and can’t afford proper legal representation
May 08, 2019
Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after decade-long battle against death sentence, arrives in CanadaThough her daughters are believed to have already fled to Canada, Bibi's lawyer Saif ul Malook confirmed to BBC that she has already arrived in Canada, and her daughters are understood to have been granted asylum there.
Feb 15, 2019
ICJ to resume hearing in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today; India had challenged death sentence by Pakistan court in 2017The oral proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case will commence from 18 February before the International Court of Justice at The Hague, the Ministry of External Affairs said Thursday.
Feb 04, 2019
Madhya Pradesh court issues 'death warrant' against teacher for raping 4-year-old girl; convict to challenge penalty in SCA trial court in Madhya Pradesh has issued a 'death warrant' against a school teacher who has been convicted of raping a four-year-old girl.
Dec 13, 2018
Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking immediate execution of death row convicts in 2012 December gangrape caseThe Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking directions for the immediate execution of the four men convicted in the Delhi gangrape and murder case of 2012.
Nov 28, 2018
SC upholds constitutional validity of death penalty in 2:1 judgment; dissenting judge says time has come to review capital punishmentA three-judge bench comprising justices Kurian Joseph, Deepak Gupta and Hemant Gupta commuted the death sentence of a man and gave him life term for murdering three persons, including two women.
Nov 14, 2018
India votes against UNGA's draft resolution on use of death penalty, says move against statutory law of countryFirst secretary in India's permanent mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi said the resolution sought to promote a moratorium on executions with the aim of abolishing death penalty.
Oct 26, 2018
Pakistan Army chief endorses death sentences to 14 'hardcore terrorists' after conviction by military courtsThe Pakistan Army said Bajwa "confirmed death sentences awarded to 14 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism".