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From TheJournal.ie Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order Lethal Injection

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

From TheJournal.ie Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months Tennessee

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child Lethal Injection

'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child

It is the state’s first execution in nearly a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed Aum Shinrikyo

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

From TheJournal.ie 'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad Danny Bible

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections Death Penalty

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

From TheJournal.ie Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death Death Penalty

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

From TheJournal.ie Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations Other Victims

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

From TheJournal.ie Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder Florida

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

From TheJournal.ie Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research Credible Source

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research

A last minute appeal claimed that TaiChin Preyor’s trial lawyer had insufficient familiarity with Texan law in order to defend him adequately.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US Death Penalty

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

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 Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs Executions

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

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

From TheJournal.ie US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days Cruel And Unusual

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days

The executions have been blocked on foot of a constitutional amendment banning “cruel and unusual punishment”.

From TheJournal.ie Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue Death Penalty

Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue

Drugmakers have, by and large, put their drugs off-limits for executions.

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed Getting Rid Of The Gallows

30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed

The death penalty wasn’t abolished in Ireland until 1990.

From TheJournal.ie Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime Defected

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

From TheJournal.ie "I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours Barney Fuller

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours

He was the 143rd death row inmate to “volunteer” for execution since 1977.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions Terrorism

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

One of the boys is identified as being British.

From TheJournal.ie Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone Stay

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

From TheJournal.ie Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US Iran Nuclear Programme

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

From TheJournal.ie "He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement Patriot

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions Lethal Injection

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed' Pike County This post contains videos

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'

Audio of a 911 call has been released by investigators.

From TheJournal.ie Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight Death Penalty

Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight

47-year-old Kenneth Fults pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing his neighbour.

From TheJournal.ie Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin

The execution of 1916 leader James Connolly… in cake form.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

From TheJournal.ie It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader Execution

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader

Reports suggest that the North Korean army’s chief of staff Ri Yong-Gil was executed earlier this month.

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 US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder Texas

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder

Pope Francis was said to have been following the case.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group Syria

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group

Hundreds of people are believed to have witnessed the killing.

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 Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages Terrorism

Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages

Photos of two bodies which appeared to be those of the men featured in the English-language magazine Dabiq.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up Palmyra

Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up

IS has yet to inform local residents who the executed individuals were or why they had been killed.

From TheJournal.ie Woman executed in US despite last-minute appeal from Pope Francis Georgia

Woman executed in US despite last-minute appeal from Pope Francis

Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after being found guilty of conspiring to murder her husband in 1997.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state The Journey Home

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago Death Row

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

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

From TheJournal.ie This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution 1916 Rising

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

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