Firing Squad News
Death by Bullet: Why does Idaho want to bring back firing squads for executing prisoners?
Idaho lawmakers have passed a bill that would allow firing squads to execute inmates on death row. The bill has now been sent to the governor for approval. But why does the US state want to revert to this old form of capital punishment?
Taliban executes man convicted for murder; first death penalty after regaining power
The announcement in a way emphasized on the the intentions the Taliban to continue hardline policies implemented since they took over the country in August 2021 and to stick to their interpretation of the Islamic law, or Sharia
Centre defends death by hanging in SC, says it's quicker and safer than other forms of execution
The Centre said it didn't want to make the execution "overly comfortable", since it's a punishment meant to be handed out only in the rarest of rare cases because the crime was barbaric and abhorrent in nature.
'Humane' death penalty is an oxymoron: SC should focus on improving quality of investigation, trials instead
The Supreme Court's observations give rise to the obvious question: is it even possible for the State to ensure a peaceful and dignified death for criminals?