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Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy
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Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy

Dec 21st 2019, 5:46 PM 60,024 Views 77 Comments

Junaid Hafeez was arrested in 2013 for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed online.

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
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Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,516 Views 20 Comments

In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions
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Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions

Mar 13th 2019, 7:18 AM 14,558 Views 25 Comments

The west-coast state hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, but 25 inmates have exhausted all of their appeals.

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
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Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Dec 6th 2018, 9:16 PM 31,899 Views 46 Comments

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
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Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

Nov 7th 2018, 9:59 PM 26,189 Views 54 Comments

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied
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Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:18 AM 30,550 Views 69 Comments

Zagorski was sentenced to death for the 1983 murders of two men.

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection
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Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Aug 15th 2018, 7:57 AM 34,751 Views 64 Comments

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims
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'Botched' execution in Alabama amounted to 'torture', lawyer claims

Feb 26th 2018, 3:14 PM 32,210 Views 46 Comments

No vein could be found to administer the lethal injection to 61-year-old Doyle Hamm.

'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
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'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'

Jan 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 57,970 Views 87 Comments

Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.

US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution
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US death row inmate to get pillow to help him breathe during execution

Nov 15th 2017, 9:09 AM 29,242 Views 44 Comments

Alva Campbell was sentenced to death for gunning down a teenager he held hostage.

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

May 25th 2017, 8:10 PM 22,436 Views 27 Comments

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

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
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Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,477 Views 48 Comments

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
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Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Apr 20th 2017, 7:07 AM 9,403 Views 5 Comments

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days
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State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days

Apr 17th 2017, 12:46 PM 11,693 Views 14 Comments

A federal judge issued stays for each of the inmates on Saturday.

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period
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US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Mar 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,088 Views 47 Comments

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate
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Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:12 AM 22,722 Views 59 Comments

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

Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal
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Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal

Nov 18th 2015, 10:43 PM 24,560 Views 59 Comments

“His request was declined as alcohol is a contraband item…”

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence
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Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Sep 21st 2015, 6:26 PM 24,243 Views 18 Comments

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.

This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges
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This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges

Sep 16th 2015, 7:58 PM 35,011 Views 39 Comments

The court said it granted the request “in order for this court to give fair consideration” to his claims.

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago
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Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:34 PM 21,848 Views 49 Comments

His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.

Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...
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Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...

Aug 6th 2015, 11:40 PM 26,253 Views 26 Comments

Richard Glossip was convicted of murder after the man who confessed to the crime claimed Glossip hired him to do it.

Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars
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Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars

Jun 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,965 Views 22 Comments

The brothers are trying to come to terms with the changes that occurred in the outside world while they were on death row.

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k
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Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

Jun 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 30,269 Views 24 Comments

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'
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Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'

Apr 30th 2015, 8:41 AM 23,433 Views 80 Comments

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free
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After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free

Apr 4th 2015, 7:14 AM 23,590 Views 34 Comments

“They had every intention of executing me for something I didn’t do … I shouldn’t have sat on death row for 30 years.”

Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection
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Woman's execution delayed because of problems with the lethal injection

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,058 Views 46 Comments

Kelly Gissendaner was due to be put to death last night.

Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons
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Working to exonerate innocent people in American prisons

Aug 17th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,893 Views 52 Comments

There are 2.2 million people in America’s prisons – and the Innocence Project works to free those who shouldn’t be there.

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
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Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

May 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,698 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

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

Apr 24th 2014, 9:52 PM 42,614 Views 180 Comments

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.

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
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Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,863 Views 93 Comments

The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.

These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed
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These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed

Jan 14th 2014, 4:38 PM 59,809 Views 140 Comments

The unwanted dogs at Monaghan Pound are just one example of the problem across the country, which became particularly worrying around Christmas time.

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"
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Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"

Aug 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,756 Views 23 Comments

Kerry Max Cook, who spent 22 years in prison until he was proven innocent, will share his story with youth outreach movement Soar tomorrow night.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 10:09 PM 16,708 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in south Dublin, David Norris’s potty mouth and garda recruitment.

Japanese man nears half century on death row
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Japanese man nears half century on death row

Jul 13th 2013, 5:30 PM 11,913 Views 16 Comments

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas
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Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas

Jun 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 31 Views 18 Comments

Former inmates are among those gathering to fight capital punishment at a world congress event that begins today, but Kirstin Houle from Texas says theirs is a daily struggle they know they will win.

Former death row inmates fight capital punishment
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Former death row inmates fight capital punishment

Jun 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,182 Views 12 Comments

The World Congress against the death penalty opens today in Madrid, and some former inmates spoke about their thoughts on the issue.

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun
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Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun

Dec 8th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,562 Views 2 Comments

Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution
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US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution

Nov 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 10,851 Views 7 Comments

Oklahoma executed a convicted murderer who referenced the presidential race in his final words last night.

Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day
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Petitions in three Irish cities to mark World Death Penalty Day

Oct 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,346 Views 99 Comments

Amnesty International Ireland will collect signatures hoping to prevent the execution of Anthony Haynes in Texas this month.

Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed
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Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed

Sep 17th 2012, 9:46 PM 25,886 Views 75 Comments

Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago.

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