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Jun 19, 2018
Thailand carries out first execution since 2009; Amnesty International calls it 'violation of the right to life'Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, killing a 26-year-old convict. It has been condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".
Apr 24, 2018
Centre defends death by hanging in SC, says it's quicker and safer than other forms of executionThe 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.
Oct 07, 2017
'Humane' death penalty is an oxymoron: SC should focus on improving quality of investigation, trials insteadThe 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?
Jul 25, 2014
As Arizona inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in painLawyers, doctors discussed the brain activity and heart rate of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was gasping over and over in the botched Arizona execution.
Jul 25, 2014
US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour executionThe US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die.
Jul 24, 2014
US: Another botched execution sparks the death penalty debateIt was the second botched execution in the United States so far this year, prompting outrage from death penalty abolitionists and critics
Feb 18, 2014
Row over drug in lethal injection may prevent Missouri executionA court hearing is scheduled Tuesday in the federal lawsuit filed by inmate Michael Taylor against The Apothecary Shoppe, a compounding pharmacy in Tulsa.
Jun 27, 2013
Texas marks 500th state execution since 1982McCarthy, 52, was executed for the 1997 robbery, beating and fatal stabbing of retired psychology professor Dorothy Booth.