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#Capital Punishment

From TheJournal.ie Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast I-95 KILLER

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast

Gary Ray Bowles left six dead over a six-month killing spree.

From TheJournal.ie The US government is to start executions again and five murderers have already been given deathdays Capital Punishment

The US government is to start executions again and five murderers have already been given deathdays

The executions will be carried out by a single lethal injection.

From TheJournal.ie Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq Capital Punishment

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

From TheJournal.ie US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle Capital Punishment

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

From TheJournal.ie A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time Death Row

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time

Tommy Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert Lauren Patterson

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

From TheJournal.ie Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death Lethal Injection

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

The prisoner was seen to convulse 20 times before he died.

From TheJournal.ie Arkansas wants to execute a record seven men in 11 days Death Peanalty

Arkansas wants to execute a record seven men in 11 days

The US state wants to do it before its access to an execution drug is stopped.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey Capital Punishment

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's death penalty was a 'quaint throwback' but not everyone wanted to get rid of it 1986 State Paprs

Ireland's death penalty was a 'quaint throwback' but not everyone wanted to get rid of it

Thirty years ago, there were some political considerations.

From TheJournal.ie Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State Capital Punishment

Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State

Author Colm Wallace tells the story of soldier-turned-criminal William Downes.

From TheJournal.ie It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall Capital Punishment

It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall

Commercial rates and social housing costs rise as parties call for a meeting with Minister Simon Coveney.

From TheJournal.ie The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311 Capital Punishment

The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311

And prices are rising across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State Capital Punishment

'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State

William O’Neill was executed four days after Christmas, on the 29 December 1927. He was 19 years old.

From TheJournal.ie The new President of the Philippines says he will hang criminals and let snipers shoot to kill Capital Punishment

The new President of the Philippines says he will hang criminals and let snipers shoot to kill

He says citizens must learn to fear the law.

From TheJournal.ie The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty Capital Punishment

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty

Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second Lethal Injection This post contains videos

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second

Ohio first tried to execute him in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death Capital Punishment This post contains videos

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death

Babak Zanjani denied charges of money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate Lethal Injection This post contains videos

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate

Brandon Astor Jones (72) had been in jail for over 36 years.

From TheJournal.ie 72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow Lethal Injection

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow

Brandon Jones has been imprisoned for murder since 1979. He has declined to request a final meal.

From TheJournal.ie Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed Put To Death

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user Death Penalty

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Abdul Basit has been given a last-minute reprieve after appeals by Human Rights groups.

From TheJournal.ie "He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed Lethal Injection

"He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed

Richard Strong’s daughter has said it’s unfair that she should now be orphaned.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims Death Sentence

Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael kick-starts its election preparations this week and Dublin will be VERY interesting Capital Punishment

Fine Gael kick-starts its election preparations this week and Dublin will be VERY interesting

Selection conventions begin this week with lots to look out for in the capital alone.

From TheJournal.ie Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king Capital Punishment

Saudi Arabia beheads murderer, the fifth execution under new king

King Salman took office on 23 January.

From TheJournal.ie Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court Clayton Lockett

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

From TheJournal.ie Businesses want to make Dublin city safer - here's how Capital Ideas

Businesses want to make Dublin city safer - here's how

Better policing, an outreach team and tackling repeat offenders, mostly.

From TheJournal.ie Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly Death Penalty

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

From TheJournal.ie A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK In Pictures

A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK

The final executions – two men in separate gallows at 8am on 13 August 1964.

From TheJournal.ie News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy Capital Punishment

News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy

The origin of execution drugs has been brought into sharp focus after a number of botched killings.

From TheJournal.ie After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty Plea

After botched executions, Boston bombing suspect asks US to rule out death penalty

Federal death penalty cases are relatively rare in the United States, and are often reserved for the most heinous and notorious crimes.

From TheJournal.ie White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday Death Penalty

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

From TheJournal.ie Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water Oireachtas Agenda

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

From The42 Dublin's number one problem - who will replace Stephen Cluxton this weekend? Capital Punishment

Dublin's number one problem - who will replace Stephen Cluxton this weekend?

Sean Currie came off the bench following Cluxton’s red card — but will he get the nod for Sunday’s game against Tyrone?

From TheJournal.ie Iraq executions top 150 this year so far Human Rights

Iraq executions top 150 this year so far

The level of death sentences carried out is at highest since 2008 – even though critics say that conviction procedures fall short of international standards.

From TheJournal.ie American confesses to murder as he is executed Death Penalty

American confesses to murder as he is executed

William Happ raped and strangled Angie Crowley in 1986 but only confessed as he lay on execution table.

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