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Kim's cruelty blows the world away
Kim's cruelty blows the world away
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[Video]Inside North Korea's death camps
[Video]Inside North Korea's death camps
Survivors of North Korea's notorious detention camps share their stories of brutality, starvation and witnessing frequent executions.
US pharmacy blocked from selling execution drug
US pharmacy blocked from selling execution drug
A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Oklahoma pharmacy from providing an execution drug to the Missouri department of corrections for an...
Seven men executed in Saudi Arabia after rejected appeal
Seven men executed in Saudi Arabia after rejected appeal
The men were also convicted of looting and armed robbery and were executed on Wednesday, according to the country's official news agency.
Three executions in Japan since Shinzo Abe's appointment
Three executions in Japan since Shinzo Abe's appointment
The justice ministry said the executions were carried out in the early hours of Thursday in three different locations. One of the condemned men,...
Zimbabwe finds new hangman, Amnesty fears new executions
Zimbabwe finds new hangman, Amnesty fears new executions
Since the last executioner retired in 2005, 76 prisoners have been held on Death Row. Prison officials last week said only that the search for a...
SA woman jailed in China unaware of impending execution
SA woman jailed in China unaware of impending execution
A South African woman is due to be executed by the Chinese government for smuggling drugs into that country, eNews channel reported on Sunday.
The tale of the accidental hangman
The tale of the accidental hangman
As a teenager, Babul Miah was sent to prison for a murder he says he never committed. By the time of his release two decades later, he'd sent 17...
China is globe's most prolific executioner
China is globe's most prolific executioner
China, Iran, North Korea, Yemen and the United States carried out the most executions last year, bucking a global trend towards the abolition of...
47 executions in three weeks
47 executions in three weeks
Iran has hanged almost 50 people during the past three weeks, according to human rights groups.
China the world's top executioner, says rights group
China the world's top executioner, says rights group
The number of prisoners put to death worldwide decreased in 2008, a human rights group said on Wednesday, adding that China retained its position...
Sudan to execute four Islamists for killing US envoy
Sudan to execute four Islamists for killing US envoy
A Khartoum court condemned four Islamists to death on Wednesday for the 2008 killing of a United States diplomat and his Sudanese driver, as the US...

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